$295 – The World’s Most Expensive Burger Unveiled!

For your weekend eating pleasure, this breaking burger news! This is the most expensive hamburger in the world, says the Guinness Book of World Records.

SERENDIPITY 3 DELIVERS!

This is sold at New York’s Serendipity 3 Restaurant for $295, and here is what it has to offer you for the money: Japanese Waygu beef, 10-herb white truffle butter, smoked Pacific sea salt, 18-month cheddar cheese, shaved black truffles, a quail egg, and a white truffle-buttered roll.

SOLID GOLD TOOTHPICK!

The kicker is the solid gold, diamond-encrusted toothpick holding the world’s most expensive burger together.

Here is the official press release:

Landmark NYC Restaurant, Serendipity 3, Receives a Guinness World Records® Title for the Most Expensive Hamburger in the World!

NEW YORK, May 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Serendipity 3 has been slinging burgers at their famous Upper East Side location since 1954 to the likes of Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly, Cary Grant, Andy Warhol, and a galaxy of current-day stars.

In honor of National Hamburger Month, Serendipity has created a haute cuisine version of the iconic American dish! Known as Le Burger Extravagant, this $295.00 burger is a mix of Japanese Waygu beef infused with 10-herb white truffle butter, seasoned with Salish Alderwood smoked Pacific sea salt, topped with cheddar cheese — hand-formed by the famous cheesemaker James Montgomery in Somerset, England, and cave-aged for 18 months — shaved black truffles, a fried quail egg and served on a white truffle-buttered Campagna Roll, which is topped with a blini, creme fraiche, and Paramout Caviar’s exclusive Kaluga caviar — a beautiful golden caviar with a buttery, nutty taste and large pearls from the Huso Dauricus farm raised in Quzhou, China.

The finishing touch to this incredible burger is a solid gold “Fleur de Lis” toothpick encrusted with diamonds and designed by world-renowned jeweler Euphoria New York.

The profits of this record-breaking burger will be donated to the Bowery Mission — serving homeless and hungry New Yorkers since 1879.

This Guinness World Record-setting hamburger is available for a limited time for $295.00 with a 48-hour notice. http://www.serendipity3.com/

A PREVIOUS RECORD HOLDER!

Here is the effort previously put forth by db Bistro Moderne in New York – their double truffle burger went for only $150. A bargain!

Let the bar be raised!



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3 replies

  1. Well, I like burgers but….

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  2. I assume you get to keep that toothpick? Also, DB Bistro Moderne makes a mean burger – their regular one is pricey but amazing…

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