Salt Bae baffles fans after swapping out posh restaurant for building site in bizarre video

The chef known as Salt Bae has baffled his millions of fans once again after swapping out his lavish restaurant for a building site.

The owner of notoriously expensive Knightsbridge steakhouse Nusr-Et appears to be back in Dubai, after posting footage of him wearing a building hat, surrounded by construction workers.

Now a millionaire with steak houses all across the globe, chef – real name Nusret Gökçe – has apparently shared the secret to his success.

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Posting the video to his 41.7 million Instagram followers, he wrote: “People always ask me how I succeeded.. This is how.”

The video has racked up more than 400,000 likes with thousands of comments from his loyal fans.

Many of them are in support, but others are baffled.

One wrote: “Did Salt Bae used to be a builder?”

A second joked: “I didn’t know he had a second job as a builder.”

A third chimed in: “Strange.”

In one bizarre clip, Salt Bae can be seen wheeling a wheelbarrow as fast as he can while drillers carry out construction work.

Then, wearing a luminous orange vest, he is filmed serving dinner to dozens of employees at the site during lunchtime.

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Salt Bae became an internet sensation back in 2017 due to his eye-catching style and unique kitchen skills.

He later became the owner of Nusr-Et steakhouse chain.

He worked as a chef in the USA and Argentina before returning to his original birthplace Turkey – where he opened his first branch in 2010.

The chain has since expanded across the globe and now has branches in New York, Miami, Mykonos, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Doha – as well as in London

He first shot to fame when a video from his restaurant’s Twitter account went viral, showing the chef sprinkling salt in a theatrical manner.

It racked up millions of views and turned him into an internet star, and he now has tens of millions of followers for his restaurant on Instagram.

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