‘Salt Bae’ meets Jordan’s King Abdullah, Queen Rania

‘Salt Bae’ meets Jordan’s King Abdullah, Queen Rania
The chef was hosted by Jordan’s King Abdullah II and wife Queen Rania on a recent trip to the country. (Photo courtesy: Instagram)
Updated 21 March 2017

‘Salt Bae’ meets Jordan’s King Abdullah, Queen Rania

‘Salt Bae’ meets Jordan’s King Abdullah, Queen Rania

DUBAI: Internet sensation “Salt Bae,” the Turkish chef who shot to fame in an internationally-circulated meme, was hosted by Jordan's King Abdullah II and his wife Queen Rania on a recent trip to the country.
Chef Nusret Gökçe was dubbed Salt Bae when an image of him sprinkling salt on a piece of meat took the Internet by storm early this year.

The chef, who owns a chain of steak restaurants in Turkey and the UAE, has since been popular with celebrities, sport stars and royalty.
The Dubai-based branch of his restaurant Nusr-Et has been visited by the likes of Leonardo DiCaprio and Bollywood’s Sanjay Dutt.

2017 Oscar adayi sensin dedi#saltbae #saltlife #salt @leonardodicaprio

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Singing superstar Rihanna even showed her love by sporting a t-shirt with his image printed on the front.

Rihanna da bizden giyiniyo #salt #saltbae

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King Abdullah of Jordan is not Salt Bae’s first royal encounter, however. The now-famous chef also recently met Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan,