Saltbae Burger, a brand owned by Turkish chef and entrepreneur Nusret Gökçe, has announced the opening of its restaurant at iGA Istanbul Airport.

The opening is part of the brand’s efforts to expand its global footprint in the three years up to 2026.

Located in the airport’s exclusive zone, Saltbae Burger will remain open round the clock serving signature burgers, bites and drinks.

The restaurant brand said in a statement: “Saltbae Burger’s menu will elevate the dining experience throughout the airport and make the food quality that Nusr-Et is well known for accessible to a more mainstream audience.

“Whether in a hurry or seeking a moment of indulgence, the inviting bar and seating area accommodate every pace. Crafted with the finest ingredients and offering tantalising bites, Saltbae Burger’s commitment to excellence is evident in every dish.

“Chef Nusret Gökçe’s dedication to culinary brilliance shines through, with every aspect of the burger menu creating a memorable dining experience.”

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Nusret Gökçe also owns the Nusr-Et Steakhouse brand.

Nusr-Et Steakhouse has a presence in the US and other parts of the globe.

It operates 29 outlets across seven countries and 13 cities: Abu Dhabi, Ankara, Beverly Hills, Bodrum, Boston, Dallas, Dubai, Istanbul, Las Vegas, London, Miami, Mykonos and Riyadh.

In June 2023, the Saltbae Burger in New York City was shut just three years after its opening, The Guardian reported.

The restaurant opened in Manhattan in February 2020, just a few weeks before the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.