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$43 Hot Dogs; $47 Burgers And $55 Caesar Salads: A Look At The Davos Menu

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posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 12:14 PM
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I'd eat a $50 hamburger and not even give it a second thought. But only if I were a millionaire, or a several-hundred-thousandaire. If I'm at that conference and I can't afford that food, I don't need to be there.

Plus I mean, you're helping a great cause by paying the inflated price. The proceeds go to helping starving children in China and West Africa.

edit: I wonder what kind of lettuce they use on the $55 caesar salad. If it's chicken, it'd better be a cornish game hen shot dead the day before. I must be hungry, it's lunch time.
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posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 12:36 PM
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They have something like a 25 dollar minimum wage in Switzerland. So yeah, it's nothing to them.



posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 02:15 PM
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originally posted by: Mehmet666Heineken
They have something like a 25 dollar minimum wage in Switzerland. So yeah, it's nothing to them.


And they still eat cats and dogs in Switzerland www.abovetopsecret.com...



posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 03:30 PM
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My one and only foray into this world was when my bartender friend had the hare-brained idea to hold a scotch tasting at the legion where she worked. The centerpiece of the event was a $23 000 bottle of 45 year old scotch from Mcallum's distillery which arrived in an armoured truck and was bagpiped and danced into the building.

She funded the event by raffling off $25 tickets to win a place at the event. I bought four tickets to support her and, lo and behold, won a spot. Each dinner course was served with a large shot of scotch from poorest quality to highest which the two Mcallum's reps talked about and compared. Each person had about eight large shots to go through to get to the best. The quantity was mind blowing. Even the bottle itself, made of expensive crystal, reportedly worth $4000 was raffled off.

Being completely stuffed with food and whiskey, I took my single shot 45 year old scotch home in the flask provided. That shot alone amounted to $800 worth. Eventually when the hangover subsided, my boyfriend and I shared it one night and marvelled that we had collectively swallowed over our months mortgage in one go.

We don't belong to that world and it sure was weird to experience in our little backwoods town of about 2000 people but I have to hand it to my friend, she is one hell of an event planner.



posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 03:35 PM
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a reply to: arjunanda

Is this a thread complaining about price gouging billionaires? I'm really lost as to what the point is. Sounds like a good business model to me.



posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 03:37 PM
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I can buy a package of weiners for $2.50 and a bag of buns for $2.25, fire up the bbq and use maybe a dollar's worth of propane... For $43, that fricken hotdog had better be lined with gold.

That's all I have to say.




posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 05:30 PM
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Well, you can always sign the check for your $43 hot dog with a $50,000.00 pen: www.pianki.com...

Not the most expensive pen by far on that site alone, but it's a nice mid-line cost.
And here's an 80k lighter to light up your smoke with after your meal: www.pianki.com...

What's interesting is, there wouldn't be a product if some people weren't buying them...



posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 05:38 PM
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but with the bucks those folk have it is like 47 cents for a burger and is tax deductible


But are they even paying for it? Or is it funded by the taxpayer of their respective countries. I havent the time right now to research Davos attendees costs.



posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 05:42 PM
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a reply to: r0xor




Plus I mean, you're helping a great cause by paying the inflated price. The proceeds go to helping starving children in China and West Africa


How so? You mean the same billionaires who shut down their local industries and set up in third world countries in search of lower labour costs and non existent labour protection laws?.



posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 05:45 PM
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it is a lot more likely that the food preparation is a level or 3 above the common folks places...
the food itself us not ground rump with 40% fat content either

get real... the food prep & servers most likely get manicures or pedicures on a weekly basis, their uniforms, such that they are, get dry cleaned not bleached in some harsh detergent soap either


the elites expect and get world class eats & treats from the Maestro's of their professions... and all that comes at a price


I eat/dine at home where I can control my conditions,,, I refrain from even going to pop culture eatery spots because of the disease carriers, filthy clothes and hands.... and coughing germ laden spittle all over the place
when I do go out to socialize I spend !



posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 06:01 PM
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a reply to: Thecakeisalie




most avant garde chefs would not be able to fry onion rings without garnishing it with almonds and calamari


Do they know how to flambe their Davos customers rings with ethanol? Just imagining it now



posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 06:18 PM
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originally posted by: TheConstruKctionofLight
a reply to: douglas5




but with the bucks those folk have it is like 47 cents for a burger and is tax deductible


But are they even paying for it? Or is it funded by the taxpayer of their respective countries. I havent the time right now to research Davos attendees costs.


$ 43 hot dogs is nothing really in the big scheme of things $350.000.000 for 1 F 35 c then times that by 2500 + then add all the fuel /ammo etc etc

peace is not on the menu anytime soon
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posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 06:19 PM
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I don't really care what they eat, I'm just glad I don't have to watch them do it. Ugh.



posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 06:22 PM
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I don't care how much they are paying for a hot dog as long as THEY are the ones paying for it and not the taxpayers. If the delegates are from private industry and are footing the bill themselves, I don't have a problem with their extravagance. Their money, their choice.

OTOH, if it is a government official, a UN official, or anybody else that gets their money from taxpayers, that is a different story entirely.

These people are after two things: more taxation on a global scale and data mining for information.

These people are gathered to discuss OUR world's economy. People like Al Gore, will be talking about ways to milk producing populations in order to gain some kind of fancy-named TAX to accomplish the goals based on his world view. Always say NO to any kind of global tax.

Multi-Billionaires that have an agenda can use their own money to invest in their pet projects. Our endless tax-dollar money tree that is used to shore up every Tom, Dick, and Harry foreign aid program is already maxed out.

In the case of Al Gore, if he wants to spend 90 trillion dollars on building cities without cars, let him volunteer his own personal funds to do it. Leave the rest of us alone.



posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 07:09 PM
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I hear its all made with 100% Real Children(TM)



posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 07:10 PM
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No Krazysh0t, It's about The Mentality of The Totally Decadent and Corrupt and their lack of thought for others in this World whilst they have their splendid times feasting on Fine Expensive Treats. Hopefully that will clear things up for you. Thanks for your reply
Arjunanda a reply to: Krazysh0t



posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 07:13 PM
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Hi Queenofwords, They All get their money from us taxpayers by either working for Governments or By Evading ALL TAXES.Everywhere and ALL THE TIME!
Arjunada a reply to: queenofewords



posted on Jan, 23 2015 @ 11:37 PM
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They could always go to a Macdonalds Switzerland has been named the most expensive place in the world to buy a Big Mac.

Big Macs now cost $8 each in Switzerland... and that doesn't include fries and a drink

www.dailymail.co.uk...



posted on Jan, 24 2015 @ 12:35 AM
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Someone bought me a double cheeseburger in one of the fancier hotels in New York in the early 90's. It was $18 just for the burger, and it didn't even come with fries. All drinks/coffee/soda $5 apiece, no free refills. It has not happened very many times in my life eating that kind of food. I even said at the table when I was eating the burger "What makes this worth $18?" It did not taste near as good as the burgers out in the West that were $1.25 at that time.



posted on Jan, 24 2015 @ 12:55 AM
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This menu is cheap in comparison to the top most expensive food items in the world:
$900 cupcake and more



These 'World’s Most Expensive' Foods Will Give You Serious Sticker Shock

Cupcake: Commissioned by a husband for his wife's 40th birthday, this $900 cupcake at Le Dolci in Toronto contains Kona Blue Mountain coffee, sea salt from Camargue, France, organic cane sugar, Valrhona cocoa powder, Tahitian vanilla beans, pastry cream made with Krug Collection Brut champagne, Rosewood Estate honey, Normandy butter, Amadei Italian chocolate, 24-karat gold dust and leaves and limited edition Courvoisier.


None of these foods even sound good to me, and most of them make me feel a little sick to even think about eating.



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