Nusret Gökçe became a global sensation last year after a video of him carving and sprinkling salt on a steak slice went viral. It earned him the moniker Salt Bae and he is perhaps Instagram's most popular butcher with more than 11 million followers.
He made the most of his cult status on the Internet and opened several restaurants in tony neighbourhoods across the world such as Bodrum, Dubai,. New York and Miami. Reportedly, he started working at the age of 13 as an apprentice to a butcher, and now in his mid-thirties he runs a restaurant empire.
The Instagram-savvy Salt Bae claims that he poses for almost 1000 photos a day. Celeb-spotting is almost di rigueur in his restaurants. Recently, David Beckham turned up at his New York outlet with kids Romeo, Cruz and Harper. Check them out while they attempt sprinkling salt, Salt Bae-style -
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