Media Advisory - American Express brings world famous Dinner in the Sky(TM) to Toronto for Canadian Premiere

    Reservations a Must for this Ultimate Dining Experience

    TORONTO, June 25 /CNW/ - American Express is bringing the ultimate dining
experience to Toronto with the Canadian premiere of Dinner in the Sky(TM), the
world famous extreme culinary adventure from Belgium. Taste buds will be
tempted with gourmet meals served 35 meters above Toronto's Yonge-Dundas
Square and there will be special appearances by celebrity chefs Mark McEwan
and Anthony Sedlak.
    With panoramic views of the city skyline, fine dining will be brought to
a higher level - a perfect 'amuse-bouche' to kick-off American Express'
sponsorship of Summerlicious 2008, the highly anticipated annual dining
celebration produced by City of Toronto Special Events, which runs from July 4
to July 20. The long-awaited Dinner in the Sky concept, which features a
22-seat table suspended off the ground via a 120 ton crane, is finally
available in Canada and members of the general public are invited to make a
reservation for a meal they will never forget.

    What        American Express hosts Dinner in the Sky(TM) Canadian

    When        Wednesday, July 2, 2008
                -  12:30 p.m. Inaugural Lift photo opportunity
                -  Lifts continue throughout the day with the final lift at
                   9:45 p.m.

                Thursday, July 3, 2008
                -  Lifts scheduled throughout the day from 7:00 a.m. to
                   6:30 p.m.

    Where       Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto

    Who         David Barnes
                Vice President of Communications
                Advertising and Sponsorship
                American Express Canada

                Jean-François Grenier
                Dinner in the Sky Canada

                Celebrity Chefs Mark McEwan and Anthony Sedlak

    Additional  -  For more information on the Canadian premiere of Dinner
    Details        in the Sky, please visit
                -  For more information on Dinner in the Sky, please visit

    Media RSVP

    Media wishing to have a seat at one of the tables are asked to reserve in
    advance. Please reply by Monday, June 30 at 3 p.m. to Joanne Dolan via
    e-mail or phone 416-413-4642.

For further information:

For further information: or to schedule an interview with a spokesperson
from American Express, Dinner in the Sky, Mark McEwan or Anthony Sedlak,
please contact: Joanne Dolan, Hill & Knowlton Canada, (416) 413-4642,; Phoebe Stephens, Hill & Knowlton Canada,
(416) 413-4611,

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