The whole of October marks Breast Cancer Awareness month, encouraging women to check their breasts regularly and to get a screening if there are any signs of abnormalities.
Around the UAE, there are plenty of events and initiatives taking place throughout the month to promote awareness of the disease.
There’s also an array of food events taking place to raise awareness and raise money to support breast cancer awareness.
Here’s five ways the Dubai restaurant industry is helping to raise awareness for breast cancer.
Brunch for breast cancer awareness
La Cantine du Faubourg
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This Saturday, October 10, La Cantine du Faubourg will be hosting ‘The Pink Brunch’ in partnership with Emirates Red Crescent. The special edition of the restaurant’s Brunch 105 will see a percentage of the day’s proceeds will be donated to the worthwhile cause to support breast cancer awareness month.
From 12pm to 6pm enjoy a three-hour brunch package for a good cause. Packages start from Dhs345.
This Friday, 9th October, head down to Sloane’s at Grosvenor House Dubai to support breast cancer awareness at their Pink Brunch from 1pm to 4pm. With packages starting from Dhs350, Dhs50 per paying adult will be donated to Al Jalila ‘Brest Friends’ program.
On Friday, 16th October, Brasserie 2.0 at Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort is holding a Pink Brunch from 1.30pm to 4.30pm to support of Al Jalila Foundation’s ‘Brest Friends’ program. With prices starting from Dhs375, Dhs50 per paying adult will be donated to Al Jalila ‘Brest Friends’ program.
Special beverages for breast cancer awareness
To raise awareness of breast cancer, La Serre Bistro & Boulangerie has created three special beverages that will be available to guests during the month of October. For each of these beverages purchased this month, Dhs10 will be donated to the UAE-based breast cancer initiative – Pink Caravan.
A limited-edition dessert
Couqley French Bistro & Bar has partnered with Al Jalila Foundation and Brest Friends to create a limited-edition dome-shaped Framboise-speculoos to raise awareness for breast cancer.
The special dessert priced at Dhs52 has been specially crafted to raise funds for the cause by donating all proceeds from the dessert throughout the month of October.
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