The Chandigarh Palate Fest returns to the city of foodies with its third edition from October 13-15 at Lake Club. After its debut a couple of years ago and the response received, the festival, in partnership with CITCO, is all set to showcase fine dining, chefs, fresh and organic products, cookery workshops, food markets along with live entertainment in one large garden party.
This season of Chandigarh Palate Fest showcases nearly 30 stalls from leading names in the F&B industry like Hyatt, Taj, IHOP, Casa Bella, Whole Foods, Fat Lulus, Keventers, Giani, Parvatiya Preserves and lots more.A brainchild of Ruchi Sibal and Aditi Kapoor, the Palate Fest was inaugurated by actor and MP, Kirron Kher on October 13. “Chandigarh is the best place to have a food fest. I see a colourful ambience, with such a wide variety of culinary offerings to visitors. This is food for the mind, body and soul,” exclaimed Kher.
A brainchild of Ruchi Sibal and Aditi Kapoor, the Palate Fest was inaugurated by actor and MP, Kirron Kher on October 13. “Chandigarh is the best place to have a food fest. I see a colourful ambience, with such a wide variety of culinary offerings to visitors. This is food for the mind, body and soul,” exclaimed Kher.
“Palate Fest brings together several culinary brands in one place for interaction, understanding, business generation and exchange of ideas. It is also an opportunity for city residents to treat themselves to a culinary experience rich and expansive in food and mood,” said Ruchi Sibal, director, Palate Fest Pvt. Ltd, explaining what Palate Fest offers to its partners and to the guests.
Scheduled from October 13 until October 15, with a plethora of environment-friendly entertainment, Palate Fest will take over the picturesque Lake Sports Complex, Sukhna Lake, Chandigarh, run through an extravagant carnival of gourmet cuisine, filling the surroundings with appetizing aromas.
Aditi Kapoor, director, Palate Fest Pvt Ltd says, “Chandigarh and its people are patrons of good taste and exceptional palates. An amalgamation of epicurean taste, wonderful weather, mesmerizing surroundings made Chandigarh a natural destination for Palate Fest. We are thankful for the support extended by our partners CITCO who have ensured that we can all look forward to a weekend, full of food, fun and frolic.”
Ms Navjot Kaur, CGM, CITCO said, “We are delighted to partner Palate Fest in Chandigarh yet again; a park picnic as I would like to call it. With Palate, we hope to bring in the desired elements of food, music and leisure, all put together, which are close to the hearts of the people of Chandigarh. Also, with the food tourism growing in importance, we see the festival as an important element in promoting the food culture in the city.”
With colourful buntings and tastefully done decor, these outlets have put up their pop-up restaurants in tents and are serving customers in an open space with good music in what is an ideal garden party.An interesting line-up of entertainment has been planned for the on-going festival, which includes live music acts through the evening. Aayush, Fazal,
An interesting line-up of entertainment has been planned for the on-going festival, which includes live music acts through the evening. Aayush, Fazal, Madira, Ragaan, Riaaz, Yellow Cab and Sutra will be performing during the three-day festival.
Where: Lake Sports Complex, Sukhna Lake, Sector 1
Dates & timing: October 13-15 from 5 pm to 11 pm (October 14 &15 from 1pm -11pm)
Text and images by Aarti Kapur Singh