Monday, June 18, 2012
Most expensive pizza: Steveston Pizza Co. sets world record (PICS)
VANCOUVER, BC, Canada -- Steveston Pizza Company, owned by Nader Hatami (Chef Gordon Ramsey) is the seller of a $450 pizza, made with of lobster thermidor, Alaskan black cod and a side of Russian osetra caviar. called C6
- which sets the new world record for the Most expensive pizza (without Gold),
according to the World Record Academy: www.worldrecordacademy.com/.
Photo: Canadian pizzeria branch Steveston Pizza Co. have created the $450 pizza, called the C6, has made the Book of World Records as one of the most expensive pizzas in creation. (enlarge photo)
Hatami also has another, not-so-expensive pie, he sells for for $120. Called the C5, this one is made with roasted garlic, Icelandic scampi, smoked steelhead and lobster ratatouille. He's sold seven of those.
The Guinness world record for the most expensive pizza, commercially available, is a £1,400 (then $2,500) per 1 kg (2 lb 3 oz) pizza. Depending upon the amount of truffles available each season, the pizza is regularly sold at £100 (then $178) each to customers of Gordon Ramsey's Maze restaurant, London, UK.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest collection of pizza-related items; it belongs to Brian Dwyer (USA) with 561 different items from all over the world.
Stevenson Pizza Co., a pizzeria chain in British Columbia is making a pizza with thermidor of lobster, black Alaskan cod and a side of Russian Osetra caviar, reports the Calgary Herald.
Called C6, you have to order it a day ahead, though. Not surprisingly, Nader Hatami, the owner of Stevenson Pizza Co. reportedly only sold one pie to "a very rich person."
"The idea was to make a culinary statement. I don´t know if you´ve tried our pizza but each one is pretty unique," Hatami explains. The Steveston Pizza Company also offers run-off-the-mill pizza starting at $14.
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Monday, June 18, 2012 6:59 AM