A Royal Homecoming - Chef Prabir Banerjee Takes Over Aaleeshan at JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire

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A Royal Homecoming - Chef Prabir Banerjee Takes Over Aaleeshan at JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire

Exclusive Dining Experience with Chef Prabir Banerjee

JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire Resort & Spa, a luxury destination, presents "The Royal Homecoming," a unique dining series celebrating globally renowned Indian chefs. The inaugural edition features Chef Prabir Banerjee from Chaiwala, Hong Kong, who will captivate diners with his culinary mastery from May 17th to 19th, 2024, at the award-winning Aaleeshan restaurant.

Meet Chef Prabir Banerjee

Chef Prabir Banerjee
Chef Prabir Banerjee

Born and raised in India, Chef Prabir Banerjee has made a name for himself at Chaiwala, a modern Indian restaurant in Hong Kong. With over 18 years of culinary experience, Chef Prabir has garnered numerous accolades, including 'Chef of the Year' at the 2021 Hong Kong Dining Awards: Readers’ Choice. His creative ingenuity and culinary expertise highlight the rich tapestry of Indian flavors, inviting patrons on a sensory journey through modern, sophisticated interpretations of traditional dishes.

A Culinary Haven at Aaleeshan

A Culinary Haven at Aaleeshan
A Culinary Haven at Aaleeshan

Aaleeshan, the signature restaurant of JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire Resort & Spa, will transform into a culinary haven under Chef Prabir's direction. His signature dishes will emphasize the nuanced marriage of exquisite spices, a hallmark of Indian cuisine. Diners can begin their journey with tempting appetizers such as Tuna Chaat and Malabar Scallops. The main course features Dakshini Prawns, Lamb Chop Masala, and a soul-satisfying Fish Curry, all paired with aromatic Dum Saffron Rice and a variety of Indian breads. To conclude this royal feast, guests can indulge in a delectable Mango Sago Coconut Payasam.

A Message from the General Manager

Ronan Fearon, General Manager, shared his excitement about hosting Chef Prabir Banerjee for this exclusive series, stating,

"We are delighted to host Chef Prabir Banerjee, a true culinary ambassador of India, for this exclusive Royal Homecoming series at Aaleeshan. His exquisite repertoire, featuring modern interpretations of regional classics, promises to take our guests on a delightful exploration of Indian flavors. This showcase is a perfect embodiment of Aaleeshan's commitment to presenting diners with exceptional culinary experiences. We are confident that this exquisite event will excite the taste buds and create lasting memories for our discerning guests.”

An Unforgettable Culinary Voyage

This exclusive event promises a tantalizing opportunity to embark on a culinary voyage through the rich and diverse flavors of India. Chef Prabir’s expertise at the helm, coupled with Aaleeshan's regal ambiance, sets the stage for a truly extraordinary gastronomic adventure. Nestled in the foothills of the Nandi Hills, with a breathtaking panoramic view, this experience promises to be unforgettable. Enjoy a luxurious lunch on May 17th and 18th or savor an equally delightful dinner amidst the stunning scenery on May 18th and 19th.

Event Details

  • When: 17th May to 19th May
  • Where: Aaleeshan, JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire Resort & Spa
  • Price: INR 6,500 + taxes per person
  • Reservations: +91 88679 00885 / jw.blrnh.aaleeshan@marriott.com

About JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire Resort & Spa

JW Marriott Prestige Golfshire Resort & Spa is nestled within the tranquil Nandi Hills region of Bengaluru, once an ancient hill fortress and the summer retreat of Indian royalty. The 301-room resort is situated in the rolling greens of the 275-acre, award-winning Prestige Golfshire course and luxury residential development, just a 20-minute drive from Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport. The resort aims to fulfill the JW Marriott brand promise to allow guests to focus on feeling whole – present in mind, nourished in body, and revitalized in spirit.

  • For more details, visit: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/blrnh-jw-marriott-bengaluru-prestige-golfshire-resort-and-spa/"

More about Chef Prabir Banerjee:

Chef Prabir Banerjee, Executive Chef at Chaiwala in Hong Kong, is a culinary virtuoso with over 18 years of experience in the culinary arts. Born and raised in India, Chef Prabir began exploring new flavors and ingredients at an early age. He received formal training from the Vidyasagar Institute of Hotel Management in West Bengal and refined his skills at acclaimed establishments in Bangalore. Throughout his career, he has excelled in managing talented teams, sourcing high-quality produce, and ensuring seamless kitchen operations.

A Unique Perspective at Chaiwala

Chaiwala Dakshini Prawns
Chaiwala Dakshini Prawns

As a member of the Pirata Group team, Chef Prabir brings a distinctive approach and an unwavering commitment to quality at Chaiwala, a modern Indian restaurant in Central's new cultural hub on Wyndham Street, Hong Kong. He meticulously crafts each dish, often experimenting with new ingredients and perfecting classic recipes. Chaiwala's menu draws inspiration from India's diverse culinary traditions, celebrating the country's rich tapestry of flavors and spices. Chef Prabir emphasizes that Indian cuisine is about the harmonious blend of spices, not just spiciness, showcasing Indian food in all its deserved glory.

Innovation and Specialization

Malabar Scallops
Malabar Scallops

Chef Prabir's flair for experimentation and innovation sets him apart in his field. While he specializes in Indian cuisine, he also creates menus featuring dishes from various global culinary traditions. His expertise and creativity make him a sought-after culinary expert, known for his ability to blend tradition with modernity.

Sharing Indian Cuisine in Bangalore

Lamb Chop Masala
Lamb Chop Masala

Excited to share his love for Indian cuisine, Chef Prabir will be showcasing his culinary prowess at Aaleeshan, JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire Resort & Spa, from May 17th to 19th. He will celebrate Indian cuisine and share his journey of spreading its flavors and stories in Hong Kong. Chef Prabir takes immense pride in the diverse culinary influences of his homeland, where the food evolves dramatically every 100 kilometers.

About Chaiwala

Embracing the philosophy that life is chai, Chaiwala offers a lively and vibrant atmosphere for a night out. Accessible through the British salon Hugger Mugger, the restaurant provides a colorful and bustling experience synonymous with India. The venue includes three distinct spaces: the Chai Bar, Kitchen, and Dining Hall, each exuding intrigue and creative energy. Culinary Director Balaji Balachander of Benares fame oversees modern Indian cuisine that covers the breadth and depth of India, making Chaiwala a sophisticated dining destination in Central's cultural hub.

About Aaleeshan

Aaleeshan, located at JW Marriott Bengaluru Prestige Golfshire Resort & Spa, boasts sweeping views of Nandi Hills and honors the richness of North West Frontier cuisine. Featuring heirloom dishes and magnificent flavors, Aaleeshan celebrates age-old traditions. This Royal Indian specialty restaurant offers weekend Sundowners with unlimited cocktails and capers, a selection of unconventional malts, and the special ‘Daawat-e-Aaleeshan’ chef-curated menu, satisfying the tastebuds of true gourmands.

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