Published on : Friday, May 6, 2016
The Leela Palace New Delhi once again stood out at the EazyDiner Foodie Awards 2016 for its unparalleled culinary offerings with Le Cirque winning the coveted Vir’s Critic’s Choice Awards as the ‘Best European Restaurant in a Hotel’ and tea at The Lobby Lounge voted the ‘Best Brewed’ in the city.
EazyDiner Foodie Awards 2016 were conferred in two distinct categories; the coveted Vir’s Critics’ Choice Awards and the EazyDiner People’s Choice Awards. In the former, food epicurean, Vir Sanghvi, throws a spotlight on the city’s unrivalled and ‘must experience’ dining venues; in the latter thousands of users of EazyDiner vote for their favourites.
Speaking on the occasion, Louis Sailer, General Manager of The Leela Palace New Delhi said, “We sincerely thank EazyDiner patrons and Mr. Vir Sanghvi for this honor of being recognized. The team at our young palace is proud to see Le Cirque and The Lobby Lounge stand tall in the elite selection and look forward welcoming diners to sample the innovative flavors of our talented chefs as new menus unfold this summer.’’
The glittering ceremony was hosted by Papa CJ, the renowned stand-up comedian, and graced by stalwarts of the hospitality industry as well as CEOs from Delhi-NCR, including Sanjay Rishi, President, American Express South Asia, Deep Kalra, Chairman & Group CEO, Make My Trip, Vijay Subramaniam, Managing Director – India & South East Asia Bacardi India, Sandeep Dhupia, Partner and Head of Advisory Services, KPMG followed by a gala dinner.
The world’s most distinguished fine dining brand straight from New York, Le Cirque, is India’s leading French-Italian restaurant where food, art and fashion converge to appeal to all five senses. A wide range of wines from across the world housed in the exclusive walk-in wine cellar, an interactive chef’s kitchen, an avant-garde bar lounge and picturesque alfresco seating with a breathtaking view of the majestic diplomatic enclave, make dining at the legendry Le Cirque truly engaging.
Reminiscent of the British afternoon tea, The Lobby Lounge with its Edwardian glory at the palace combines the best of east and west. Celebrating India’s extraordinaire, the lounge offers a royal tea experience along with single origin coffee selection from around the world.
Launched by Vir Sanghvi in collaboration with India’s top hoteliers and restaurateurs, EazyDiner is an online restaurant reservation platform that offers a curated guide to an extensive range of dining options, with special deals on every single booking and no reservation charges. This year, the venture has announced India’s biggest celebration of culinary excellence at the first edition of the EazyDiner Foodie Awards, 2016 in April. EazyDiner is now live in Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Pune and with over one lakh registered users, making it one of the largest dining platforms in India.
The Leela Palace New Delhi is known for its unparalleled gastronomic wonders and par excellence service. The hotel has other outlets like the iconic Japanese restaurant from New York City; MEGU popular for its Modern Japanese cuisines amid striking ambience, all day dining restaurant; The Qube known for its breakfast and Sunday brunches, signature Indian restaurant; Jamavar and the quintessential lounge; The Library bar serving an array of premium whiskeys, wines and spirits; making this hotel the most sought-after destination for discerning business and leisure travellers from around the world.
Source:-The Leela Palace