In pictures: Burj Al Arab and AmStur enter Guinness World Record for largest tin of caviar

Burj Al Arab Jumeirah joined forces with AmStur Caviar, the premiere US supplier of world-class caviar, to set the Guiness World Records title for the largest tin of caviar ever created.
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The monumental tin, named “The Mashenomak” in honour of the “Great White Sturgeon” of Native American legend, was custom-made by AmStur for the occasion. It contained 17kg of deep-grey Empress caviar, the world’s only fully certified organic caviar from native-raised sturgeon, described by its makers as “an organic culinary masterpiece”.
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The record took place at an event held at Dubai’s most iconic hotel on December 28.
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Burj Al Arab sets Guinness World Record for the largest tin of caviar.
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Dubai’s ‘7-star’ Burj Al Arab used the occasion of its general manager’s festive cocktail party to achieve a new world record.\n\n
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The record was set in partnership with AmStur Caviar.
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The record setting caviar making its way out.
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AmStur Caviar partner Nicholas Narsavidze gets hands on.
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Carrying the tin of Caviar was a two man effort.
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A Guinness World Record official presiding over affairs.
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Dubai’s ‘7-star’ Burj Al Arab used the occasion of its general manager’s festive cocktail party to achieve a new world record.
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The tin of caviar weighs in at 17.86 kgs.
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Guinness World Record official Hoda Khachab checks the weight... *drumroll
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The winning moment: Hoda Khachab hands the world record certificate to Nicholas Narsavidze.
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AmStur Caviar partner Nicholas Narsavidze added: “We were very proud to partner with the prestigious Burj Al Arab Jumeirah in this unique undertaking, and extremely excited to introduce our world-class caviar to the guests.”
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The tin, named “The Mashenomak” in honour of the “great white sturgeon” of Native American legend, was custom-made by AmStur for the occasion.
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The 17.86kg (net weight) tin of Empress organic caviar.
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Dubai’s ‘7-star’ Burj Al Arab used the occasion of its general manager’s festive cocktail party to achieve a new world record.
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As part of the Guinness World Records guidelines, the entire contents of the caviar tin had to be completely consumed.
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As part of the Guinness World Records guidelines, the entire contents of the caviar tin had to be completely consumed.
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The tin, named “The Mashenomak” in honour of the “great white sturgeon” of Native American legend, was custom-made by AmStur for the occasion.
Thu 29 Dec 2016 01:05 PM GST
By Nikhil Pereira