New Menu At Alto Vino

We were invited to JW Marriott in Pune for a new Menu tasting in their signature restaurant Alto Vino.

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Spearheaded by Chef Huber Christian,  it’s a fine place to sample Italian finest gourmet in Pune.

We started with  Beetroot Carpaccio with herbs,  a freshly prepared salad.

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Goat cheese croquettes with mushrooms was another winner ,  freshly made, infused with flavours and a delight to eat.

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Pumpkin ravioli with Parmesan cheese was just about nice, guess it was too much of cheese.

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Highlight of the evening is the signature dish,  the lamb shanks, tender meat falling from the bone, melt in the mouth, a must have on your visit there.

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Desserts like tiramisu and chocolate fondue  ended the night on a very high note. Never disappoints.

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A special thanks to Chef Huber and his team for his efforts.

Thanks to Hundred Percent and Priya Sharma.

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Chocolate Workshop.

This was an exciting Saturday where Chef Ajmal Salim taught us some amazing recipes at the baking workshop conducted at the JW Marriott, Pune.

We have Shot a video of the workshop which is our first attempt , 40 odd minutes of the workshop was shot by Mohammad M which was edited to this crisp 6.40 minutes by him, since its turned out well , plan to shoot for more events in future.

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Culinary & Bar Art Fest / February 11th – 25th

JW Marriott Hotel, Pune in its customary magnificent way is bringing an action packed fortnight filled with food, wine, fun and fervor in the form of the biggest F&B fest of the city called ‘Culinary & Bar Art Fest’. First of its kind in India, “Culinary & Bar Art Fest 2015” is a celebration of global cuisines and bar artistry. Stretched over 15 days from 11th – 25th February, the fest will see celebrity chefs, bartenders and sommeliers from across the world who will be coming together and along with our team of chefs and bar artists, create an unforgettable F&B experience for the patrons. The craftsmen led by our Executive Chef, Ajmal Salim will present a kaleidoscope of unique, trendsetting food and beverage concepts from across the globe. The lovers of the elite gourmet and exquisite beverage experiences will savour the tastes of authentic global cuisine in the Kashmiri, Lebanese and Turkish food festivals at Shakahari, Alto Vino and Paasha. Chocolate studio by Chef Ajmal Salim at PBC will showcase the artisan chocolate creations, Wine tutorials and dinners will take place at Alto Vino and Paasha led by renowned wine makers and sommeliers. There will be cooking workshops for food enthusiasts and for the party animals, Paasha and Miami will be bringing in acclaimed artists like Juggy D and many more.

“This is a one-of its kind concept and we are happy to bring this to India for the first time. This fest is a true celebration of the art of food and beverage and we have a lot of events and activities lined for 15 days which I hope our patrons will enjoy”, said Jatin Khanna, General Manager.

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And the team has arrived to create an unmatched F&B experience which you would have never witnessed before. Shot taken live from the #Press Conference of the #CulinaryAndBarArtFest

More Pictures and Post to follow, stay tuned…………

ZEST YOUR TASTE BUDS WITH FOOD FROM THE ROYAL STATE OF INDIA – RAJASTHAN AT JW MARRIOTT HOTEL PUNE

ZEST YOUR TASTE BUDS WITH FOOD FROM THE ROYAL STATE OF INDIA – RAJASTHAN AT JW MARRIOTT HOTEL PUNE

11TH – 24TH JANUARY

  • New menu in new style at ‘Shakahari’, The pure vegetarian restaurant at JW Marriott Hotel, Pune
  • Discovery of new Indian flavours in the world of Asian cuisine
  • Regional Indian and Asian Food Festivals to be organized fortnightly every month

 

Pune, Maharashtra – With all the newness of 2015 in the air, J W Marriott, Pune enters this new year with a treat for food lovers in the city. The pure vegetarian restaurant ‘Shakahari‘ of this star property re-invents its menu in a very unique way where the patrons will get a taste of the regional Indian food in the world of Asian cuisine. The only vegetarian restaurant of the city which serves Pan Asian food plans to offer different Indian Cuisines to all the foodies by organizing regional Asian and Indian food festivals every 15 days in a month. The season’s starting fest will be of Rajasthani Cuisine to be served for dinner starting from 11th January to 24th of January 2015. What could be a better way to welcome the year 2015?

 

“The whole concept of this menu re-invention and arranging Food Festivals every month of different Indian Cuisines is basically to offer the newness of Indian flavors to the gourmets. The splendid array of unique, rich, spicy and colorful Indian food will surely appeal to your palate and are bound to captivate your taste buds”, said Chef Ajmal Salim, Executive Chef, JW Marriott Pune.

 

The popular and mouth watering dishes like Gatte Ki Sabzi, Dal, Bati, Churma, Keri Methi Ki Kalonji, Bhindi Kurkuri, Sabzi Panchmela, will treat to one’s palate. The use of milk, yogurt or buttermilk and lentils and legumes keep its nutritional value high while giving it rich flavors and exotic aroma. “Rajasthani style of cooking not only mirrors wealth & prosperity of the region but also reflects their traditional warrior lifestyle and scarcity of water and fresh ingredients “, added Maharaj Bhuralal Prajapati who has handcrafted each dish for this food festival.

 

So one must visit to ‘Shakahari’ in order to enjoy and relish on its key featured Rajasthani Dishes and delight your palates at JW Marriott Hotel Pune.


For reservations please contact: 91.20.66833333.

This is a Press Release.

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“FARM TO TABLE”

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JW MARRIOTT HAD THE “FARM TO TABLE” CONCEPT FOR ITS SUNDAY BRUNNER and we were invited.

A very interesting Concept  which refers to the stages of production of food starting from harvesting to consumption. It is associated with sustainable and community supported agriculture and attempts to educate the customers about the link between farmers, farm communities and the food we eat. In the last few years, farm-to-table maneuver has grown rapidly all over the world.

Speaking about the initiative Chef Ajmal Salim, Executive Chef, JW Marriott Hotel Pune said, “This concept is internationally popular but a very new concept in India where our aim is to serve each guest the food, in its freshest form possible. The food served to the guests will be freshly produced from the farms, each day. The whole idea is to keep the dishes and the eating experience as close to nature as possible”.

For table reservations please call: 91.20.66833333. (PS-Don’t forget to mention you read it first here)

Sizzling succulence at Alto Vino

 

J W Marriott is a Landmark property in Pune, the minute you walk in you feel you have been transported to a luxurious heaven on earth…
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Their signature Italian restaurant Alto Vino is a Premier dining place in Pune, spearheaded by their Chef Christian Huber who dishes out the most amazing Italian delicacies.
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So when i received a call from Priya Sharma to try their Sizzling succulence festival where the Chef has created all the dishes  with Lamb , it was  a treat for us.
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Having eaten at  Alto Vino a couple of times earlier and loving the signature dish Mutton Shanks so much that whenever the staff at Alto Vino come to know about our arrival , they sort of keep it ready.
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Farzana and myself relished to the hilt this amazing Italian
festival along with Chef Christian Huber and savoured the well prepared Lamb dishes.
If you want to be treated like a King and Eat like one too , i suggest you head to Alto Vino at the earliest.
Have fun and Happy eating.
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