A pop-up restaurant takes to the sky in Brussels; ‘Dinner in the Sky’ event allows diners to eat in a gondola 90 feet in the air

A gondola will be the unusual setting for dinners in the sky over Brussels

From June 4 to July 1, brave gourmet diners will be able to enjoy a meal with their heads in the clouds, looking out over Brussels.

The Dinner in the Sky event will allow more than 600 guests to take part in this lofty eating experience, seated at a “flying dinner table” set over 90 feet above one of four key tourist sites in the city.

Hanging over the city’s Royal Palace (June 4-10), Atomium (June 11-17), Esplanade of Cinquantenaire (June 18-24) and the Bois de la Cambre (June 25-July 1), this restaurant with a sky setting will serve dishes concocted by seven renowned Brussels-based chefs: Yves Mattagne, Lionel Rigolet, Pascal Devalkeneer, Giovanni Bruno, David Martin, Luigi Ciciriello and Patrick Vandecasserie.

For each serving, 22 diners will be transported to their seat 30 meters above ground, where they will be in the company of a chef. The gondola will be installed at each of the four sites for one week, and every day one of the participating chefs will be responsible for the dishes served to the thrill-seeking gourmets.

Diners who wish to take part in the event, organized within the framework of Brusselicious 2012, should reserve their seat and meal, priced at $315, in advance.

Dinner in the Sky has previously taken place in other cities around the world including Paris, London, Dubai, Las Vegas, Sydney and Monaco.

source: nydailynews.com

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