Salt Bae’s Restaurant Sells R30k Steak Cooked by Chef Paid Only R240

Salt Bae’s Restaurant Sells R30k Steak Cooked by Chef Paid Only R240

  • The celebrity chef Nusret Gokce, affectionately known as Salt Bae, has been dragged for offering a chef a paltry salary
  • His restaurant Nusr Et offers a steak on its menu for a whopping R30 000 but only wants to pay a chef R240 an hour
  • This is not the first time he has been in the news for how he pays his employees at his restaurants

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Nusret Gokce is better known as Salt Bae after he went viral on social media with a video of him extravagantly sprinkling salt on a piece of steak.

He opened a series of restaurants all over the world, his London restaurant, Nusr Et, made the headlines when it was reported that it sold a huge tomahawk steak for a whopping R30 000 ($1 975).

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Nusret Gokce. Salt Bae, Nusr Et
Nusret Gokce's restaurant Nusr Et sells steak for R30k and i looking for a chef. Photo credit: @nusr_et
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However, the restaurant is back in the news after an advert it posted for a chef revealed that despite the high prices, they were expecting staff to work for low wages.

The restaurant advertised a position for a chef and the hourly wage was set between $16 to $18 (R240 to R270).

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This caused widespread outcry due to the exorbitantly high prices compared to the relatively low wages.

The New York Post reported that the restaurant has been frequented by quite a few celebrities.

In the past, Gokce has been criticised for how he treats his staff, five grill men sued him for not paying them overtime despite the fact that they worked 70 hours a week and were expected to perform jobs outside of their roles.

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The jobs included taking out the rubbish, cleaning dishes, cleaning the kitchen and toilets.

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Earlier, Briefly News reported that a woman has received numerous job offers following her kind act to a young boy.

Goal Cast reports that the kind woman was fired by the school restaurant where she worked for giving free food to a boy.

The lady identified as Bonnie Kimball had worked at the lunchroom of Mascoma Valley Regional High School in New Hampshire, US for four years before her dismissal.

Source: Briefly News

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