Burj al Arab to stage $2,722 helipad dinner

The High Table charity dining experience will be limited to just 12 guests
Burj al Arab to stage $2,722 helipad dinner
Jumeirah’s Global Brand Ambassador Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, hits his spectacular final shots of 2011 on the helipad at the Burj Al Arab hotel on December 12, 2011 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. (Getty Images)
By Shane McGinley
Thu 27 Feb 2014 10:13 AM

Burj al Arab, the iconic luxury hotel in Dubai, is
to stage a special charity dinner at the
hotel’s famous helipad, with the price tag starting at
AED10,000 ($2,722).

The once-in-a-lifetime dinner will be limited to just 12 guests and is designed to raise money for the United Nations World
Food Programme (WFP).

The High Table dinner experience will take place on
March 13 and will be the grand finale to the inaugural Dubai Food Festival.

As well as views across the Arabic Sea and the
Dubai skyline, the experience will include a gastronomic seven-course
degustation menu created by the Burj Al Arab’s executive chef Maxime Luvara.

Heinrich Morio, general manager at Burj Al Arab,
commented:  “People within Dubai have
known for a long time what fantastic culinary experiences are available here.
We are thrilled to back the Dubai Food Festival with this unique dining
experience and contribute to Dubai’s position as a hub for culinary expertise.
The United Nations World Food Programme is a great cause and to know that the
proceeds from this evening are going to provide food to 120,000 children is
truly rewarding.”

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