A club sandwich has three slices of bread. A normal sandwich has two slices of bread. Chef, restaurateur and TV host John Torode demonstrates how to make the perfect Club Sandwich, following research by Hotels.com showing that Paris is the most expensive city for this hotel menu classic.
Unlike the crisp layers of the now-iconic sandwich, the origins of the club sandwich aren’t so easy to see. According to the most popular theory, the club sandwich was invented around 1894 at the Saratoga Club House, an exclusive gambling joint in Saratoga Springs, New York.