The much awaited, Palate Fest is back in the capital with its spring food fiesta – ‘NDMC Palate Mini 2015’ presented by Citibank and powered by Lloyds Air Conditioners. This festival brings the experience of dining, entertainment, cooking classes & workshops and food market alive for the Delhi audiences. The three day gastronomic affair organized by Palate Fest Pvt. Ltd. is scheduled for March 13th, 14th and 15th, 2015 from 1 PM – 11 PM at Nehru Park.
Owing its inception to the huge success of the annual New Delhi Palate Festival 2014 – the biggest food festival in India – and to its popular encoring demand, NDMC Palate Mini 2015 is an attempt at pacifying the capital’s hunger until the next annual Palate Fest. With 15 of Delhi’s top restaurants, 30 Gourmet Market vendors and live entertainment, NDMC Palate Mini 2015 makes a great day out in the park to unwind with family or friends.
“Our partners constantly nudged us to make this happen, it’s a great platform which allows closer interaction between the food, the people and their businesses. NDMC’s constant support and eager interest topped it all,” says Ruchi Sibal, Founder & Director, Palate Fest Pvt. Ltd.
“NDMC is constantly looking to bring Delhi at par with world-class cities in terms of public amenities. This festival gives everyone – families, tourists, veterans, children – a chance to unwind and enjoy a day out in the park,” added Jalaj Srivastava, Chairperson NDMC.
The festival showcases at least 15 cafes and has tied-up with popular names in the culinary space like The Leela Palace Delhi, Indigo Deli, Royal China, Smokey’s, Hyderabad Café, Punjab Grill Café, Sakae Sushi, Zambar, Alaturka, Fat Lulu’s, FIO, Wok In The Clouds, Elma’s Kitchen.
“The tremendous feedback we got, the viral demands on all media platforms and not wanting to make Delhi wait for a year compelled us to put together Palate Mini,” says Aditi Kapoor, Founder & Director, Palate Fest Pvt. Ltd.
The food market comprises over 35 shop carts displaying local and international gourmet items. An array of nourishing, delicious goodies covers everything ‘palatable’ ranging from organic bites and juices to exclusive gourmet treats! Tastings and workshops at individual carts give enthusiasts a more intimate experience allowing interaction with brand reps. Carts in the market are setup by popular and upcoming brands such as Gelato, Sugar Story, Golden Dragon, Barista, Azote Nitrogen Ice-Cream, Kitchen Secrets, Wafflesome, Koyla Kebab, Gourmet Jar, HotDog Station, Organica, Lucky’s Bakery, Lite Bites, Kitchen Central, Baker Street, Miss Chhotees, Wingreens, Keventers, Nutty Gritties, Bela’s Pickle, Jaya’s Cakewalk, Niti Jolly, The Green Snack Co., Celfrost, Chaayos, Juice Up, TLC Kitchen, Fresh & Frozen, Shreyaa’s Kitchen, I Say Organic, Movenpick, Gianni, Potato Lovers Unltd, Meatzza, Zu Tisch, Sinful Bites, Honest Juices, Divinelicious, Chicago Pizza, Crafted Passion.
Other partners at NDMC Palate Mini 2015 include Hindustan Times, Sahitya Kala Parishad, Fever 104, Top Ramen, Fratelli Vineyards, Furtado’s, Arts for All, Creatigies and Bang In The Middle.