LUNCH WITH BUF­FETT

Finweek English Edition - - THE WEEK -

An anony­mous bid­der will pay $3.4m for a pri­vate lunch with bil­lion­aire in­vestor and phi­lan­thropist War­ren Buf­fett, with the money raised go­ing to Glide, a char­ity that works to al­le­vi­ate poverty in San Fran­cisco by pro­vid­ing meals, hous­ing and other ser­vices, nbc­news.com re­ported. The char­ity event, which is in its 17th year, has raised $20m to date for Glide. The win­ning bid­der can in­vite seven other peo­ple to dine with Buf­fett at the steak­house Smith & Wol­len­sky in New York City, where the New York Cut Sir­loin (on the bone) goes for $57.

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