Turkish Chef Nicknamed #SaltBae goes viral after Salt Sprinkle

Salt Bae

Turkish chef Nusret Gökçe – otherwise known as #SaltBae – has become the first Meme of 2017.

The flamboyant chef who already had a huge Instagram following, has gone viral on social media over the weekend.

It all started with a video of Nusret showing off his impressive knife skills while cutting meet. The short Instagram clip quickly circulated on the internet with people commenting on how he elegantly sprinkles salt on the meat.

Ottoman steak ?

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The clip quickly turned into a sensational meme.