19 of Marriott Internationals executive chefs showcased their specialties. 19 of Marriott Internationals executive chefs showcased their specialties.

Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai hosted a culinary evening in support of ‘Road to Awareness’, Marriott International’s annual associate fundraising campaign.

The event took place in the Starlight Ballroom and was hosted by Tom Urquhart, who led a raffle draw and auction. The total amount raised during the evening was AED 222,843 (US $60,670).

From a culinary perspective, 19 of Marriott International’s executive chefs showcased their specialties from their signature restaurants.

Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa, Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai, Lapita Dubai Parks & Resorts Autograph Collection, Al Maha a Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa Dubai, Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers, Marriott Executive Apartments Dubai Creek, JW Marriott Hotel Dubai, Sheraton Dubai Mall of the Emirates, Marriott Hotel Al Jaddaf and Marriott Executive Apartments Al Jaddaf, Sheraton Jumeirah Beach Resort, Le Meridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Center, Le Royal Meridien Beach Resort & Spa, La Ville Hotel & Apartments, The Ritz Carlton Dubai International Financial Centre, Four points by Sheraton Bur Dubai and Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road,  Ajman Saray, A Luxury Collection Resort, Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort, and Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort & Spa

Heinz F. Grub, general manager of the Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai said of this year’s fundraising initiative: “It was a delight to welcome the very best of Marriott International’s culinary talent to the Sheraton Grand Hotel, Dubai for this fundraising event. The Road to Awareness associate campaign has been making a positive difference to children in the communities Marriott International operates in since 2008.”

The funds raised through Road to Awareness will be given to the Al Jalila Foundation in support of the ‘Farah’ project (joy or happiness in Arabic) which will provide financial support for children’s medical treatments in the UAE.

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