Stylish Foodie Pop-Up Dining Experience Makes North American Debut in Manhattan

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Shuttlecock Inc’s popular London-based immersive theater and dining experience launches Sept. 24 at a secret Manhattan location, taking guests on a stylish and sophisticated culinary adventure to the heart of the English capital. Tickets on sale now through Brown Paper Tickets.

A limited engagement of the gourmet foodie adventure, Mile High: Destination London will debut in Manhattan Sept. 24.

Inspired by a traditional Pall Mall gentleman’s club, Destination: London will carve out a small corner of timeless British style and sophistication on the Lower East Side,

Following a succession of sold out events in London, Shuttlecock Inc. will bring their irreverent pop-up dining series, Mile High, to New York for the first time Sept 24 – Oct. 4, 2014. Inspired by 1950s air travel, when legroom meant doing the twist and turbulence was a byproduct of the bar steward’s cocktail shaker, Mile High takes guests on a unique multi-sensory journey featuring mouth-watering food, thirst-quenching cocktails, toe-tapping music and interactive theater. Ticket prices are $120, including all food, two glasses of Champagne Taittinger and in-flight luxury travel essentials from Penhaligon’s. For more information or booking, please visit: http://www.dinemilehigh.com , or call the 24-hour event concierges at Brown Paper Tickets at 1-800-838-3006.

Destination: London, Mile High’s first New York experience, will take place in a secret Manhattan location, jetting passengers back to the Golden Age of air travel when rush hour scrambles to the airport and shake downs at security were yet to be invented. Inspired by a traditional Pall Mall gentleman’s club, Destination: London will carve out a small corner of timeless British style and sophistication on the Lower East Side, a nod to the age of brandy and cigars, country pursuits and taxidermy. Filled with leather tomes, chesterfields and a touch of British eccentricity, Destination: London will surprise and delight even the most world-weary travelers.

Stepping through the front door, guests are handed a personalized boarding pass and retro passport at the check-in desk, allowing them to eat and drink ‘without let or hindrance’ throughout the night. After a crisp glass of Champagne Taittinger or two in the Departure Lounge, guests are called to board their flight to London. But instead of fighting for a window seat in a silver sardine can, travelers will find themselves transported into the heart of London’s poshest district for a night of food, drink and ‘in-flight’ entertainment.
With the kitchen helmed by talented Chef Oliver Templeton (Ollie), formerly the executive chef at Moro in London, guests will be treated to an expertly prepared four-course meal. Ollie will be putting his own unique twist on quintessentially British cuisine, consigning fish and chips to the history books in favor of Lightly smoked pigeon breast, chicory and pickled walnut, Confit sea trout, oyster emulsion, dill and kohlrabi. Bath chaps, poached baby vegetables and mustard. Treacle tart, clotted cream ice cream.

Started by the four Templeton cousins, Anna, Will, Ed and Ollie, in late 2012, Mile High is the latest award-winning success to come off their immersive experiences production line, Shuttlecock Inc. With innovative concepts ranging from The Great Indian Peninsula Railway to Rumble at the Deli, Shuttlecock Inc. have used their considerable talents to create unforgettable evenings combining flavor, design, performance and music.

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For press information please contact:
Kirsten Magen, Blackbird PR, kschaefer(at)blackbird-pr(dot)com
Bianca McLaren, Blackbird PR, bmclaren(at)blackbird-pr(dot)com

About Shuttlecock Inc.
Shuttlecock Inc. is the brainchild of the Templeton cousins, Anna, Will, Ed and Oliver. Started in late 2012, Shuttlecock Inc. combines flavor, design, performance and music to create unique immersive experiences throughout the world. Starting with Mile High ‘flights’ to Gothenburg, Beirut, Sicily and Mozambique in 2013, the company has expanded its offerings into a large array of events including: The Great Indian Peninsula Railway, Rumble at the Deli, BFM Ltd., the Vieux-Quebec Pop-Up Kitchen and Rumble: Part Deux. Shuttlecock Inc. will bring their newest Mile High destination to New York in September 2014. For more information please visit: http://www.shuttlecock-inc.com

About Champagne Taittinger
Champagne Taittinger is one of the few remaining family owned and operated Champagne houses. The estate boasts extensive vineyard holdings including prestigious Grands Crus vineyards in the Cotes des Blancs and Montagne de Reims regions. Unique among the other houses, a higher proportion of Chardonnay gives Taittinger its signature style. For more information see http://www.kobrandwineandspirits.com/portfolio/champagne_taittinger/about

About Penhaligon’s
Shuttlecock has partnered with Penhaligon's London, which has been entertaining England's nostrils since 1870 with its collection of exceptional fragrances, candles and body-care for both ladies and gents. Penhaligon’s will be tickling whiskers yet again this fall with Bayolea, a new line of men's grooming products available at Saks Fifth Avenue stores. http://www.penhaligons.com

About Brown Paper Tickets (http://www.brownpapertickets.com)
Brown Paper Tickets is a socially conscious global leader in online ticketing and event registration services, helping people in 68 countries plan, promote and sell out events. As a social innovator, the company donates 5 percent of profits to charity with every ticket sold, supports a team of full-time community advocates, called “Doers,” and still charges the lowest fee for ticketing and services in the ticketing industry. In 2014, Brown Paper Tickets was rated #1 for ticketing and event registration by http://www.FindTheBest.com, and #1 in customer service for the performing arts by Bay Area Dance Watch. The company will open its newest office in New York, N.Y. this summer. To learn more about the world’s only Not-Just-For-Profit ticketing company, visit http://community.brownpapertickets.com/press/.

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