Dad Takes Cooking Challenge To Next Level By Perfectly Recreating McDonald’s Menu.

Throughout the novel coronavirus pandemic, we’ve seen countless people get creative to keep themselves entertained. Altons BBQ World, a restaurant in the U.K., decided to get involved by starting the “Restaurant Roulette Challenge” on social media.

When Jamie Rust of Essex, England, found out about the competition to recreate dishes from chain restaurants, he couldn’t resist giving it a try! As it turns out, the 30-year-old dad was the perfect person to do so! He was tasked with mimicking the McDonald’s menu, and he did not disappoint. 

He documented his epic quest on Instagram. His first step was to conduct research… by going to a local McDonald’s and trying a bunch of food! Then he sweet-talked his way into getting some of their packaging so his recreations would look more authentic. 

With that, he was ready to jump right in! As he worked his magic on the grill, he began showing off classics like the Big Mac, Filet-O-Fish, McMuffin, and, of course, those delicious golden french fries.

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By the end of his journey, he had covered 99 percent of the menu — and left everyone amazed by how well it turned out! In fact, he said most of his dishes were better than the originals “because of the fresh ingredients and seasonings.” 

To top it all off, he put together a Happy Meal toy that looked just like him at the grill!

His work was so spot-on that Altons BBQ World declared him to be the winner of the competition! They threw a party to celebrate everyone’s fun projects, and Jamie showed up in his very own McDonald’s uniform.

Now, he’s gearing up for round two of the competition. While he doesn’t know which restaurants he will have to choose from, we’re certain he’ll put the same level of passion into his next batch of food!

We’re still not sure how he pulled off this level of detail, which just makes everything more impressive. Way to go, Jamie!

Check out his culinary imitations in the video below, and share this story with your friends to make them smile.

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🍔🍟 RESTAURANT ROULETTE McDonald's on the BBQ 🍔🍟 Here is the full spread after a crazy 24hrs prepping and cooking my entry for the final week of @altonsbbqworld Restaurant Roulette competition. List of things cooked/made: – big mac with @ditchbrisket big mac sauce – double sausage and egg mcmuffin – pancakes with sausage pattie – hash browns – mcchicken sandwich – chicken legend – fries – quarter pounder – filet o fish – chicken nuggets (following the 4 authentic shapes) – cheeseburger happy meal (with limited edition Bro 'n Slo action figure 😂) including carrot bag – oreo and smarties mcflurries – strawberry milkshake – apple pie I've really pushed myself with this cook, learned how to shape nuggets and chicken burgers, steam fried eggs, double deep fried fries, fried apple pies and so much more. It's been a great challenge and massive thank you to Jay @altonsbbqworld and all the other lads @good_rub @sosij_uk @gbgrillmaster @bebops_bbq @the_seasoned_blog @ditchbrisket @bikes_and_bbq_81 @winnsbbq for running such an epic show over the past 9 weeks! #mcdonalds #RESTAURANTROULETTE #bronslo #burger #Cheeseburger #maccies #maccyds #fries #sluttybbq #barbecue #bbq #ukbbq #lockdown #lockdownbbqshow #foodie #foodblogger #foodblog #instafood #fakeaway #takeaway #outdoorcooking #kamadojoe #grilling #sausage #dinner #breakfast #delicious #tasty #fat #diet For licensing/usage requests please email [email protected]

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