World’s first floating kitchen set to take to Dubai’s shores

Soon you will be able to order a burger straight to your boat

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Imagine lounging on your yacht, with the sun in your face and a freshly rustled-up burger in your hand.

Well now this fantasy is set to become a reality.

Aqua Pod is the world’s first-ever floating kitchen, which according to reports, will be taking to the shores later this month.

The idea is that the yachts in the Aqua Pod vicinity will each be given a flag, which they wave frantically when hungry – sort of like an SOS.

Then a speedboat (of course) will whip over, take your order and deliver it back all hot and fresh and ready to devour.

There will also be a sail-in, for smaller marine crafts, such as jet skis or small boats, where guests can simply pull up at the pod and place their order with the cashier.

The floating food truck was cooked up by Ahmad Yousuf, founder of Aquatic Architects Design Studio.

Yousuf said that the Aqua Pod would initially start its operations in Jumeirah, covering areas such as Al Sufouh and Kite Beach.

He intends to start by selling burgers, before branching out to pizzas and desserts depending on consumer demand.

Speaking to Gulf News, Yousuf said, “We started this project back in May of last year, with the Aqua Pod taking three months to construct.

“The goal here is to redefine the idea of a food truck — which is always found on land — and to develop what you can call a floating kitchen that serves people who are in marine craft rather than cars.”

The Aqua Pod is also built with sustainability in mind, will be electrically run and will have a system that can collect trash found in the sea.

All we need now is a yacht.

For more information visit www.aa-ds.com.

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