This 15,000 Egg Omelette Puts Your Breakfast To Shame

Omelette you finish, but Bessières just had the best Easter of all time.

29/03/2016 7:11 AM AEDT | Updated 29/03/2016 7:11 AM AEDT

Egg enthusiasts, you might want to consider a trip to the South West of France next Easter. 

Using more than 15,000 eggs, dozens of chefs (who call themselves the brotherhood of the Bessières' giant Easter omelette) concocted a gigantic omelette for a crowd of over 10,000 people on Monday

The 43-year long tradition happens every year on the Monday after Easter, and is said to be born out of a legend about Napoleon, who supposedly ate an omelette in Bessières while passing through and requested one for his entire army the next day. 

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So. Many. Eggs. 

According to the event's website, the omelette is made using extra long spatulas, a giant stainless steel pan and a forklift, mixed over an open flame in the middle of the city. The massive meal is then served, along with bread, free of charge. 

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Egg-cellent form.

But besides being delicious, the festival also provides some seriously egg-cellent photo ops. 

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We're *cracking* up.
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Because what's an omelette without bread?
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This omelette is no yolk, people. 

We just wonder if it tastes as good as it's cracked up to be?

h/t Time

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