In case you’re curious on how to make grilled cheese sandwich worth $100 — it doesn’t involve layering money inside the melted cheese.
It does involve ham, gold flakes and a reason for noshing on $100 grilled cheese sandwiches.
How to make a grilled cheese sandwich worth so much money is harder than the typical “take two pieces of bread, add cheese, put it in a pan and grill” recipe. This grilled cheese sandwich recipe is heavy on the fat, flavor and gold flakes. Yes, gold flakes.
The Deca restaurant and bar, located in the Ritz- Carlton in Chicago, knows how to make grilled cheese sandwiches worth one hundred dollar bills. The chef at Deca devised the “Zillion Dollar Grilled Cheese” — a grilled cheese assembled with black lberico ham, 24k gold flakes, heirloom tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, duck meat and white truffle aioli. Now that’s how to make grilled cheese sandwiches.
The Zillion Dollar Grilled Cheese will set you back $100. That’s a ton of cheddar for a cheese sandwich.
If the Zillion Dollar Grilled Cheese isn’t enough to fill you up, it’s accompanied by a side of lobster mac and cheese.
If this Deca Zillion Dollar Grilled Cheese is a little bit too steep for your budget, you can learn how to make grilled cheese sandwiches in your own kitchen for a third of the cost. Your homemade definitely won’t be as decadent.
The only way to up the ante on this expensive grilled cheese creation is to tinker with the cheese. Maybe try one of the most expensive cheeses available? Give pule a try. Pule, made from donkey milk, is a unique cheese that actually strengthens the immune system, since it is low in fats and rich in vitamins and proteins. Pule usually sells for about $600 per pound.