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London influencer spends £10,000 a month on food but refuses to cook

Daisy Phillipson

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London influencer spends £10,000 a month on food but refuses to cook

As most of the UK grapples with the cost-of-living crisis, one influencer has revealed that he spends a whopping £10,000 a month on food.

Despite his hefty spending, Cosmin Cernica says he refuses to cook as he hates the smell of it in his home.

The 29-year-old splits his time between London and Dubai, keeping his 104,000 Instagram followers updated with his various travels.

But rather than cooking or even allowing a chef to come to his home, the self-confessed gourmet foodie instead chooses to eat out or order in.

Cosmin Cernica enjoys the finer things in life. Credit: Newsflash
Cosmin Cernica enjoys the finer things in life. Credit: Newsflash

Considering he enjoys snacks like caviar, truffles and champagne, it's no surprise his food bill is sky high at the end of each month.

Speaking to Newsflash, he said: "I don’t like cooking and I don’t actually like the smell of food being cooked in my house, so the only options left are to either order in or to go out - which I do five-six times a week when I am in London and every day when I am in Dubai.

"Going out to restaurants for me is not only about the food, but more about the experience - I am very particular with the places I go."

Champagne, truffles and caviar are his faves. Credit: Newsflash
Champagne, truffles and caviar are his faves. Credit: Newsflash

When he does order in, Deliveroo just doesn't cut it - instead Cosmin orders from a luxury food app that delivers gourmet dishes from fine dining restaurants.

"I love a truffle breakfast, if it’s weekend that will always be paired with champagne," he said.

"I also love salmon sandwiches topped with caviar, they are my go to breakfast.

"Even if I order all the time I try to eat reasonably healthy so I would never order something from McDonald’s let’s say."

If he does fancy something dirty, he'll order a 'Wagyu burger topped with Oscietra Caviar and 24K Gold leaf' from his favourite chef in Chelsea, Mr Z.

It's a far cry from a Big Mac. Credit: Newsflash
It's a far cry from a Big Mac. Credit: Newsflash

Not only is the food fancy, but the influencer - who owns social media and digital marketing agency C&C Studios - likes the fact that the chef 'always delivers his food in a Mercedes'.

Although he admits he's not a 'health freak', he says he has 'limits and rules' when it comes to eating.

"I try to eat organic, I try to eat sea food and vegetables as much as possible but of course I love my champagne and sweet treats," he added.

"I do buy a lot of chocolate, the Chocolate Hall in Harrods is my guilty pleasure, I once spent £2,000 there in one go."

To those who think £10,000 a month on food is far too excessive, Cosmin said: "I don’t feel like it’s too much.

Cosmin splits his time between London and Dubai. Credit: Newsflash
Cosmin splits his time between London and Dubai. Credit: Newsflash

"It is just a number and I feel like food should always be top quality, it is at the end of the day a necessity and I would rather spend more on super high quality food rather than something else."

As for how he's able to spend so much, he continued: "I run a boutique Social Media and Digital Marketing agency, we operate in Dubai and London and it specialises in luxury brands.

"I am also a luxury lifestyle (influencer) and I work with different brands of digital campaigns.

"This autumn I am lunching a jewellery line called MIN with gender fluid pieces made in Dubai." 

Featured Image Credit: Newsflash

Topics: Food And Drink, UK News, London, Social Media, Money

Daisy Phillipson
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