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15 Olympics Officials Spent $69,000 on Lunch in London

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eater-receiptrocity-olympics-lunch.jpgA Reddit user (who has since deleted their account) posted a photo of this receipt and commented, "My friend's a waiter and this is a receipt for an official lunch for 15 Olympic Bosses in London. Now we see where all the money's going." While the authenticity of the receipt can't be verified, the total racks up to £44,660.26 (about $69,424.37), which works out to approximately £2,977.35 (about $4,628.29 per person). Most of the stuff on the bill — ice cream, vegetable fried rice, fruits — isn't particularly exorbitant, especially for a party of that size.

But things do tend to get a little crazy when one decides to accompany all of that with a bottle of Hennessy 1853, priced at £19,000. The post does not reveal the name of the restaurant.

It appears St. John's co-owner Trevor Gulliver was right when he said, "Every single sports federation across all sports across the world, every event organizer, politician, agent, sponsor, sponsors' client, sports lobbyist, celebrity — if they are on expenses — they will be here."

· My friend's a waiter and this is a receipt for an official lunch for 15 Olympic Bosses [Reddit]
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