Most Expensive Kebab: $1227 kebab sets world record (Video)
LONDON, UK -- UK chef and Food Network star Andy Bates, aka Pie Man, has created an $1227 kebab to promote his appearance on The Great Food Truck Challenge; all the kebab's ingredients are the most expensive in their category , setting the world record for the Most Expensive Kebab.
Photo: The World's Most Expensive Kebab, which was created to promote Bates' appearance on The Great Food Truck Challenge, costs £750, or $1227. (enlarge photo)
The Guinness world record for the most expensive omelette commercially available was set by the Zillion Dollar Lobster Frittata which costs $1,000 (£528.90) and is featured on the menu at Norma's restaurant, Le Parker Meridien Hotel, New York, USA.
Guinness World Records also recognized the most expensive pizza, commercially available is a $178 pizza sold to customers of Gordon Ramsey's Maze restaurant, London, UK.
Andy said: "It took a fair bit of time to source the best possible ingredients to ensure that this kebab was the most exclusive one out there but I loved every minute."
All the kebab's ingredients are the most expensive in their category: purple violet potatoes, coeur de boeuf tomatoes, milk-fed lamb.
The kebab's most expensive element is legitimately delicious: a typical mint yogurt topping gets a bubbly blast from super-luxe Krug champagne.
The pricey kebab is presented on a silver platter and was protected with a cloche prior to its first serving in Stockwell, south London.
The breakdown in full for the World's Most Expensive Kebab is:
Shoulder of milk-fed lamb – $138.00 (£84)
Coeur de Boeuf tomatoes – $33.00 (£20) Micro Cress and Bibb Salad – $23.00 (£11.95)
Chili Peppers – $58.00 (£35)
Barrel Aged Feta Cheese – $89.00 (£54.20)
Laudemio Extra Virgin Olive Oil – $45.00 (£26.95)
Purple violet potatoes – $26 (£15)
Edible gold leaf and platinum – $200.00 (£130)
Saffron – $227(£138)
Krug Champagne – $321 (£195)
Other ingredients (garlic, lemon, salsa, mint, cucumber, yoghurt) – $65.00 (£40)
Total: $1,225 (£750.10)