Nusret Gökçe, better known as Salt Bae, has become one of the most acclaimed chefs in the world thanks to the theatrical way in which he cuts meat and adds salt to his dishes. Something that has made millions share videos of the Turkish butcher making himself viral Worldwide.
A man claiming to be a former employee of Salt Bae’s restaurant in London called it a “fast food for rich people” for serving frozen fries that cost as little a few pounds.
Guillermo Perez, who told the Mail Online that he worked as a sommelier at Nusr-Et Steakhouse London until he was made redundant in January, said the local is “immoral” due to its overpricing. He said they charge 3,000 pounds ($4,000) for bottles of wine worth 1,000 pounds ($1,400).
Salt Bae opened his restaurant in London last September. He immediately drew attention to the high prices on your menu. Some diners described the local rates on social networks as “exorbitant” and claimed that they were charged $15 for a can of soda.
“One day I saw a big bag of frozen potatoes and I thought ‘Really? Is that what we’re serving people?’ And they had ketchup and mayonnaise that you can get at the store,” Pérez said.
Perez claims to have been fired from the restaurant for eating during a shift. According to the former Salt Bae employee, workers were not allowed to eat in the staff dining room past 5:30 pm, and although he explained that the food he brought was his own, he said he was told not to come back the next day. .
Nusret, 38, currently has 19 restaurants in his chain and has a legion of celebrity devotees, including DJ Khaled, Leonardo DiCaprio and David Beckham. He opened his London branch in October, with famous and influencers eager to taste the dishes of the Internet celebrity.
Recently, a millionaire who dined at the new London restaurant claimed via social media that “not worth it” and that the prices charged in the establishment are “exorbitant”.