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Get to know the internet sensation - The Salt Bae

By Faeza
10 February 2017

At the beginning of the year the internet was ruled by only one guy who’s come to be known as Salt Bae.

His unmatched skill at cutting meat grabbed the attention of internet users. However, it’s his signature seasoning style that made him outrageously famous and go viral in social media.

The cobra-like stance he poses when he pours salt has made more than you can count memes. Nevertheless, who is he?

Well, we did a little digging and really not much is known about him. But we do know that his name is Nusret Gökçe. He is a Turkish chef, butcher, restaurateur, and co-owner of the steakhouse chain Nusr-Et.

His posed with internationally familiar faces on his social media such as designer Tommy Hilfiger, tennis player Roger Federer and Leonardo DiCaprio to mention a few. Rihanna was photographed wearing a T-shirt with him as a print in front.