Celebrity chef and gold-encrusted steak mogul Salt Bay faces a new wave of bullying over the success of his business.
The viral restaurateur fell victim to yet another social media trolling after he showed a video of what appeared to be a dilapidated New York restaurant on Friday night.
Salt Bae, whose real name is Nusret Gökçe, rose to fame in 2017 viral meme of his strange way of seasoning meat.
Armed with flaky salt and giant steaks, he’s taken the internet by storm and expanded his portfolio of Instagram-friendly steak restaurants, known as Nusr-Et, around the world.
His fortune is rumored to be worth £40 million With 50 million total Instagram followers, this social media star has the potential for yet another PR disaster.
TikToker’s Simon Metin recently released a video showing him entering an infamous steakhouse at 6pm on a Friday.
The British then tease restaurateurs while sifting through eye-popping and expensive menus. $35 salads and $85 appetizers are sprinkled in, but the real excitement is in the meat selection.
Prices for steaks range from about $100 to $1190 depending on whether the steak is wrapped in real gold or not.
The highest price tag belongs to the infamous “24K Gold Coated, Incredibly Marbled Wagyu Tomahawk” steak.
“Are my eyes fooling me? No, these prices are real…” Metin wrote in the caption, looking stunned.
“Are these cows eating gold?” he asks.
Metin’s bio says “UK lad. I travel and eat things in LA”, but at Salt Bae’s restaurant he couldn’t even stay long enough to eat.
“Saltbae be trippin…I’m out faster than The Flash…” he said and left the restaurant.
This video is making waves in the hometown of Salt Bae, with headlines asking, “Will Naslet go bankrupt?”
Turkish media are concerned about how well his steak empire is really doing if the flagship restaurant is empty on the busiest night of the week.
Another front read, “Will socialite butcher Nusret’s restaurant go bankrupt?”
Reacting to the video, TikTok users flocked to the comments section to make fun of the overpriced food choices and the man behind them.
“The most realistic Saltbae iv food review I’ve seen. Glad I didn’t miss my mortgage payment for the meal,” quipped one user.
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Another person surprised by the prices on the menu said, “A meatball with cheese and fries is $45. He fainted.”
The social media star travels between his global empire of gold leaf steaks on a private jet. This includes his 15th spot at Knightsbridge, where he earned his £7 million in his first four months.
Still, London restaurants have received a string of bad reviews and staff admit they get paid Only £10.50 per hour – 1/3 the cost of a salad.
His lavish lifestyle has seen him gravitate toward the rich and famous, fly around the world, and call a mammoth-sized Istanbul penthouse his home.
Online users refer to Salt Bay as ” World Cup FIFA later confirmed that the chef should not be allowed on the pitch and launched an investigation.
in the same month Turkish restaurateur trolled for tableside disrespect After a video of him talking on Air Pods while serving customers went viral.
An angry customer paid Salt Bae $500 to have his steak carved at Nusr-Et in Doha, Qatar, but was disappointed to find the muscleman’s attention elsewhere.
Unfortunate Ehtisham Aziz rated this restaurant worst with 1.7 out of 10.
However, Gökçe recently Luxurious daily life inside his Instabul palace penthouse on Instagram.
“Salt life” begins.
Gokche and his team have been contacted for comment.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/21229413/salt-bae-mocked-new-york-restaurant-empty-world-cup/ Salt Bae was ridiculed after seeing footage of a completely empty £520 steak New York restaurant after a World Cup stunt