Hilton Chennai’s Culinary Express Pulls In To Goa

Exciting New Menu At Ayna Will Take Guests On A Gastronomical Journey Through Culinary Treasures Of The Konkan Coast

This information originated in U.K. English.

November 21, 2014

CHENNAI, India - Hilton Chennai today announced a special Goan Food Festival at Ayna, the contemporary Indian restaurant. This festival is the third edition of the ongoing extravagant ‘Culinary Express' at the hotel during which guests are able to enjoy cuisine from a different part of the country every month. From 21 - 30 November 2014, visiting chef Peter Pinto from DoubleTree by Hilton Goa-Arpora-Baga will present classic and innovative Goan dishes. Guest will be able to savour the delectable Konkan fare over dinner, from 6:30 - 11:30 p.m. daily, and at a price of Rs. 2,000 plus taxes per person.

Chef Pinto hails from the St. Estevam village in Old Goa and learned the nuances of the cuisine from his mother and aunt, who catered for Goan weddings and banquets. The festival's exclusively designed menu is a treasure trove for coastal cuisine aficionados. Appetisers include Fish Recheado - fish pan grilled with red chilli paste and Goan spices; Chicken Cafreal - chicken braised with fresh coriander, mint and green chillies; and Batata Chi Kapa - semolina crusted potato patties. Main courses include Pork Vindaloo - classic Goan pork delicacy; Goan Curry with King Fish or Prawn - traditional curry made with kokum and coconut; Komdi Xacuti - chicken braised in a poppy seed, roasted coconut and red chilli gravy; and Moogachi Gathi - green sprout slow cooked with Goan spices. Desserts will include the very popular Bibinca - traditional layered Goan pudding; and Dodol - a sweet Goan confection made with coconut milk and coconut jaggery.

Hilton Chennai is located at 124/1, J.N. Salai, Guindy, Chennai. For table reservations, please call the hotel directly at (044) 2225 5555.

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Hilton Chennai reflects the spirit of the city in a harmonious confluence of tradition and contemporary stylisation. Conveniently located close to key IT Parks in Guindy and within a 15-minute drive of the Chennai Trade Centre and, the international and domestic airports, the 204-room hotel offers a complete array of upscale amenities and guest services. Besides a well-appointed business centre, the hotel features extensive conference and banqueting facilities that accommodate up to 750 persons, an outdoor pool, salon and a fully-equipped fitness centre by Precor. Dining options include Vasco's, the award-winning all-day-dining restaurant that serves the best of world cuisine. The café, Est, offers a variety of snacks, light meals in addition to patisserie items, homemade chocolates and freshly brewed tea and coffee. Vintage Bank, the wine and cheese bar, presents a variety of fine cheeses from around the world paired with a choice of wines. Q Bar, uniquely located on the rooftop with panoramic views of the city, features a singular setting for cocktails against the background of music played by the resident DJ. Guests staying at the hotel can also enjoy the benefits of the world-class guest reward programme Hilton HHonors. Situated in proximity to the business district and tourist attractions like the Guindy National Park, Marina Beach and the old town of Mylapore, Hilton Chennai is the first choice of business and leisure travellers in the region. For more information, visit www.hilton.com.


Swapnil Midha
Hilton Chennai
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