Salt Bae

Venezuelans Surround ‘Salt Bae’ Miami Restaurant to Protest Maduro Feast

Venezuelan exiles and supporters in Miami, Florida, descended on the Nusr-et Steakhouse Wednesday afternoon to protest that restaurant’s owner, chef Nusret Gökçe (also known as “Salt Bae”), choosing to host socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro for a lavish feast in Istanbul this week.

"Salt Bae," whose real name is Nusret Gökçe," posted videos showing him carving meat in front of Nicolas Maduro.

Videos: Venezuelan Dictator Nicolas Maduro Feasts at ‘Salt Bae’ Restaurant

The Turkish chef Nusret Gökçe, known popularly as “Salt Bae” after a photo of him sprinkling salt went viral in 2o17, has triggered international outrage after hosting Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores for a lavish feast in Istanbul and posting the videos online.

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