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Sean Penn ‘Carnival in Cannes’ gala dinner hosted at Electrolux Agora Pavilion

etra Nemcova, actors Sean Penn and Paul Haggis

DALLAS & CANNES, May 22, 2012/ — Last May 19th, Sean Penn, Giorgio Armani, Petra Nemcova, and guests sat down to a dinner in the Electrolux Agora Pavilion that showcased Bruno Oger’s award-winning approach to cuisine. Electrolux and Michelin starred partner chef Bruno Oger bring culinary excellence to gala fundraiser for Haiti.

“This evening brings together influential people from the world of entertainment that expect the highest possible standards.” says Frederique Pirenne, Electrolux PR Director Europe. “By installing the same Electrolux appliances in the Agora Pavilion as are used in their professional kitchens on a daily basis, our partner chefs can create culinary masterpieces worthy of the occasion with confidence.”

The gala fund raising event was held in the Electrolux Agora and raised money for Penn’s J/P Haitian Relief Organization (J/P HRO), Artists for Peace and Justice and Nemcova’s Happy Hearts Fund.

Electrolux Partner chef Bruno Oger’s Menu:

First Course:
Velouté Glacé de Petits Pois à l’Amande Douce, Tartare de Crevettes à la Coriandre
Ice-cold Velouté Pea Soup with Sweet Almond and Shrimp Tartar, scented with Coriander

Main Course:
Jarret de Veau 24 Heures, Pomme Ecrasée au Beurre ½ Sel & Truffes de Saison
24 Hour Slow Roasted Knuckle of Veal, Crushed Potatoes and Demi-sel Butter with Seasonal Truffles

Dessert:
Savarin au Vieux Rhum, Ananas Victoria à la Vanille
Savarin flavoured with Aged Rum, accompanied by Pineapple Victoria, scented with Vanilla