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Asma Al Fahim, founding father of Dubai way of life journal Villa 88, phoned within the successful bid.

The large burger contained seven beef patties — one for every of the emirates within the United Arab Emirates — aged cheddar cheese and veal bacon strips in a saffron brioche bun.

It was ready by Russell Impiazzi, culinary director at Le Connoisseur in Dubai’s Galeries Lafayette, and a member of Qatar’s royal household, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Thani.

“Two years in the past we broke the world report by promoting one burger for $7,000, and this 12 months we needed to high that,” Al Thani stated in an announcement. “All proceeds will go to breast most cancers consciousness and free detection at an earlier stage.”

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The public sale was run by Pink Caravan, which campaigns to lift consciousness of breast most cancers. Al Fahim stated she needed to help an excellent trigger and honor former Pink Caravan director Ameera bin Karam, who died in a home hearth final 12 months.

The dear burger was one in all 4 that have been auctioned, alongside a number of different dishes. The sale raised a complete of $29,633.

CNNMoney (Dubai) First printed March 16, 2017: 10:33 AM ET