A New York hotel has laid claim to the world’s most expensive omelette, which will set you back $1,000. …

With $650 worth of caviar sitting atop the expensive omelette, the extra $350 is made up of one whole lobster, eggs, cream and chives, the dish’s main ingredients, and then the hotel’s overheads.

According to Ms Zafran, about a 12 people order the $1,000 omelette per year, and approximately ten people per month order the $100 version.