Cape Town’s water crisis has called for creative solutions to save water, inspiring a new way of living amongst residents. The Table Bay Hotel is jumping on the bandwagon to bring you a totally unique, waterless dinner on the jetty to mark Earth Hour on 24 March this year.

For the waterless dinner, Executive Sous Chef, Keshan Rambarun, has developed a tantalising four-course dinner using ingredients and dishes influenced by a Studio H research project called S/ZOUT, which looks at the future of food in the face of expending resources – if seawater is used for agricultural purposes.

Using sustainable cooking methods and local ingredients, the dishes are also mostly cutlery and crockery free, to be eaten using hands, thus, reducing the need to wash dishes and saving water. The hotel will also source eco-friendly crockery and cutlery for the remaining dishes.

Adding to saving precious resources, the dinner will only use UV and solar lighting, and all the lights will be turned off for Earth Hour between 20:30 and 21:30. Scared of the dark? Chef Keshan has created a moreish glow-in-the-dark dessert!

The aim is to embrace more ethical methods of living for the future of food, and for the future of the world while increasing awareness about the need to save resources, especially water.

The waterless dinner will begin at 18:30 on the jetty at The Table Bay, Cape Town. Seats are limited and tickets are R250 per person. Booking is essential – click here to book now! For more information, visit The Table Bay website.

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