Salt Bae’s London restaurant employs chefs and hourly wages are the same price as mashed potatoes on the menu

Salt Bae’s lavish London restaurant employs chefs – but the hourly wage can prove difficult to take, as the amount is the same as the price of mashed potatoes on his menu.

The celebrity hotspot Nusr-Et Steakhouse in Knightsbridge is owned by Turkish butcher who became chef Nusret Gokce, better known as Salt Bae, whose theatrical season-bursting jokes have garnered him more than 38 million followers on Instagram since he went viral in 2017.

In need of a Chef de Partie to join the British branch of the Nusret chain, the restaurant advertised the role on Caterer.com and offers just £ 12 an hour, plus gratuity, which is the price of mashed potatoes or sweet corn at the newly opened upscale eatery .

Customer receipts from Salt Bae’s restaurant have proved too much for some Brits after going viral to show off the staggering costs – with a single steak costing £ 630 and only four Red Bulls costing £ 44.

The celebrity hotspot Nusr-Et Steakhouse in Knightsbridge is owned by Turkish butcher who became chef Nusret Gokce, better known as Salt Bae (pictured), whose seasonal antics have garnered him more than 38 million followers on Instagram since he went viral in 2017

The celebrity hotspot Nusr-Et Steakhouse in Knightsbridge is owned by Turkish butcher who became chef Nusret Gokce, better known as Salt Bae (pictured), whose seasonal antics have garnered him more than 38 million followers on Instagram since he went viral in 2017

In need of a Chef de Partie to join the UK branch of the Nusret chain, the restaurant advertised the role on Caterer.com (pictured) and offers just £ 12 an hour, plus gratuity, which is the price of mashed potatoes or sweetcorn at the newly opened upscale eatery

In need of a Chef de Partie to join the UK branch of the Nusret chain, the restaurant advertised the role on Caterer.com (pictured) and offers just £ 12 an hour, plus gratuity, which is the price of mashed potatoes or sweetcorn at the newly opened upscale eatery

Nusr-Et’s job advertisement is looking for an ‘experienced’ Chef de Partie – who is usually responsible for a specific production area in a restaurant – to join the team.

It says the successful applicant ‘will work with some of the finest ingredients from the UK and abroad in one of the most famous steakhouses in the world.’

However, the chef is only paid £ 12.00 to £ 13.50 per hour plus gratuity – despite the menu’s staggering prices.

The vacancy on Caterer.com reads: ‘Great opportunity for an experienced Chef De Partie to join the Nusret team at the new restaurant in London!

‘As Chef De Partie you will work with some of the finest ingredients from the UK and abroad in one of the most famous steakhouses in the world.

Customer receipts (pictured) from Salt Bae's restaurant have proved too much for some Britons after going viral to show off the staggering costs - with a single steak costing £ 630 and only four Red Bulls costing £ 44

Customer receipts (pictured) from Salt Bae’s restaurant have proved too much for some Britons after going viral to show off the staggering costs – with a single steak costing £ 630 and only four Red Bulls costing £ 44

‘You will play a crucial role in a large team and will support the chef during the service.

‘For the successful candidate, Nusret London offers a highly competitive salary and excellent opportunities to develop a global career.

‘If you are a Chef de Partie who wants to work at the famous steakhouse, send your CV, we would like to hear from you!’

Nusret, 38, currently has 17 restaurants in its successful chain and has a legion of celebrity followers, including DJ Khaled, Leonardo DiCaprio and David Beckham.

He opened his London branch in October with reality stars and influencers eager to get a taste of the internet celebrity’s dishes.

Nusret (pictured), 38, currently has 17 restaurants in its successful chain and has a legion of celebrity followers, including DJ Khaled, Leonardo DiCaprio and David Beckham

Nusret (pictured), 38, currently has 17 restaurants in its successful chain and has a legion of celebrity followers, including DJ Khaled, Leonardo DiCaprio and David Beckham

But the restaurant has been hit hard by critics and food lovers, with Guardians Jay Rayner taking an 8.50-pound kebab from Fulham’s Kebab Kid to eat outside the restaurant in protest.

Evening Standard restaurant reviewer Jimi Famurewa described the food as ‘categorically bad and called the clientele’ for wealthy, boring new parents, super-rich kids who always hold an AirPod inside, tanned fifties with the air from suburban hot tub owners and groups of young aspiring influencer girls in swishy dresses . ‘

There have also been controversies since the opening, including bad reviews that have reportedly been deleted from Google.

Last month, a customer’s receipt went viral for a staggering £ 1,812.40, giving the restaurant a barrage of backlash, but Google reviews are currently showing a 4.8-star rating – with the site saying it was’ updated by the company for a week ago.

According to My London News, ‘a barrage of reviews that seem to be criticizing the restaurant when it opened’ has ‘disappeared’.

London guests will be able to get their hands on the 24-carat gold Tomhawk steak, which has previously been a menu item in their Dubai department (pictured)

London guests will be able to get their hands on the 24-carat gold Tomhawk steak, which has previously been a menu item in their Dubai department (pictured)

The menu also has golden burgers, which cost £ 100

The menu includes gold-plated steaks

The menu includes gilded steaks (right) – which cost up to £ 1500 and a £ 100 golden burger (left)

The restaurant now boasts 4.8 stars on Google and 4.7 stars on Facebook, where a customer writes: ‘What can I say apart from WOW! Yes, the prices are not cheap, but you get what you pay for in terms of service, atmosphere and quality of food and drinks.

‘I was so lucky to meet Nusret and he is a nice, humble man. The theater of performing the signature steak carving of Nusret and later Baklava by another gentleman was absolutely stunning. ‘

There is only one less flattering review left, where a customer labels it as ‘too expensive’ and ‘not child-friendly’.

Last month, a customer’s receipt from Nusr-Et Steakhouses showed how a single steak cost £ 630, while four Red Bulls cost £ 44.

The eye-catching bill from ‘Salt Bae’s’ newly opened restaurant in London’s Knightsbridge also shows that the table with eight customers had a service charge of GBP 236.40 added to their consumption.

Elsewhere, customers paid £ 9 per person. glass of cola, 12 pounds for four pieces of sweet corn and 200 pounds for a lamb stand.

Revealed: The eye-catching expensive menu in full

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