Did you ever think of a burger which sells at $10,000? Yes, that’s absolutely true. This huge amount is the price of only one burger which was sold at Dubai Auction for Pink Caravan’s breast cancer auction event. The burger was created by the ambassador of Pink Caravan ‘Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Thani’, Chairman of the Department of Statistics and Community Development, Sharjah. The main agenda of the event was auctioning variety of unique food and donate the money to support their mission of raising the breast cancer awareness and early detection of this disease in women.
This huge event was held on March 14 at Dubai Mall. All the burger lovers were lucky to attend this unique event. Dubai is known for its extravaganza nightlife and food. It has now broken the record of selling most expensive burger for $10,000. This famous culinary fundraiser was attended by UAE’s popular government officials and many public figures.
Dubai’s top seven chefs got together with their support teams, exhibited innovative dishes inspired by Dubai cuisine. These dishes included ‘Yasa Caviar with hot smoked sturgeon and Al Jabab blinis’, ‘Braised short ribs with desert truffles’, ‘Seafood risotto with pistachio and dried cherry tomatoes’ and few others.
Auction went for about an hour and during this time; all the ambassadors of Pink Caravan tried their best to sell their creations at higher price. Among them, Sheikh Al Thani managed to sell four of his delicious and huge burgers out of which one was sold for $10,000 to the owner of UAE luxury lifestyle magazine named ‘Villa 88 Magazine’. This huge burger was sold with fries and a special sauce.
Two years ago, Sheikh Al Thani broke the world record by selling one of his burgers for $7,000 and this year he did it again. This time, he sold four of his burgers and total amount collected was around $29,000 USD. In an interview, he said ‘all the money will go to the breast cancer awareness and its free detection at an earlier stage’.
This Pink Caravan UAE tour went throughout the week with different events and had its closing ceremony in Abu Dhabi. The event was truly incredible for not just Pink Caravan but also for everyone who are supporting various causes and making a difference in their community.