Chef Darius “Cooks” Williams, Atlanta-dependent culinary entrepreneur, has been warned by the Superior Small business Bureau of Metro Atlanta as a final result of just about 100 shopper issues.
DariusCooks, LLC, which earned an “F” ranking, received the most affordable rating by the BBB owing to latest unanswered complaints. Buyers have described that they purchased Williams’ goods or tickets to his cooking gatherings and acquired almost nothing.
“Over 70 buyers claimed to BBB that the company unsuccessful to produce merchandise purchased by their consumers, did not offer requested refunds, did not connect explanations for transport delays, and delivered weak buyer support,” according to the bureau’s warning statement.
As reported by the BBB, Sherrica B., a Minot, North Dakota woman, stated she positioned an order with DariusCooks, LLC for two bodily cookbooks. On April 6, 2021, she obtained a notification that a delivery label experienced been designed, but she acquired no even more notifications from the enterprise.
“I emailed the company to talk to the whereabouts of my order, and I acquired no reaction,” she told BBB. “I termed the post place of work, and they explained they hadn’t been given the items.”
She added that she tried several occasions to attain out to Williams right after viewing other grievances equivalent to hers, but was disregarded and blocked on social media.
In May well of 2021, Sonya T. of Montgomery, Alabama, stated she acquired tickets for the “Dining With DariusCooks” party, but it was canceled 2 times because of to COVID-19. Her attempts to get a refund unsuccessful.
“I emailed in January and February and acquired no response,” she reported. “Finally, in April, I gained an e-mail saying he experienced a different dining function in 2021 and I would have the initially choice, but he required the buy range from the primary buy in October 2019. I no lengthier experienced the email messages from October 2019 that contained the order number. I was instructed I couldn’t get a ticket to an upcoming party, nor could I get a refund without the need of the order range.”
According to the Ga Secretary of Condition, DariusCooks, LLC was administratively dissolved in 2019 for “failing to file once-a-year registration and/or failure to manage a registered agent or registered business in this condition.”
The Chicago native beforehand told BLACK Company, “I really don’t generally react to BBB’s only there is so a lot more that goes together with it, appropriate.” He extra, “If you go on my platform, nobody is complaining that they didn’t get their ebook. No person is complaining that they didn’t get their cake. Nobody is complaining that their credit score rating did not increase.”
BLACK Company previously reported that the superstar on the net chef has been accused of thieving cash and scamming customers together with a barrage of harassment promises and credit history card fraud issues.
Williams denied all allegations, professing that they have been “untruthful.”