Gourmet Getaway: International Food Festival at Jaipur

With Jaipur playing host to popular literary, handicrafts, arts and music festivals uniting people from around the world, it is high time that the city also hosts an international food festival. The quest for Jaipur stepping into the world of hosting the best food festivals in the world started on Saturday, 11 March 2017 with Gourmet Getaway, the first International Food Festival at Jaipur.

Jaipur steps into the world of Food Festivals with Gourmet Getaway

Gourmet Getaway, a fabulous concept by Dushyant Singh, was organised at his family's royal fortress Nand Mahal located on the Jaipur-Agra Road. This marked to be the first edition of this international food festival in Jaipur where international chefs prepared cuisines of 11 countries. Just imagine a treat of Jaipur's famous Laal Maas and Raj Kachori, custom handmade pizzas right from a chef who flew from Italy, bakery options, organic ice cream from France and more. Good food, fine music - all being served in a pristine setting with subtle decoration with wood and golden lights. The Rajasthani palace only added to the charm of the event set against the backdrop of the Aravalli Mountains.

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Personalities who graced the food festival

Maharaj Shri Narendra ji of Jaipur, politician and social activist Bina Kak ji and celebrity chef Vicky Ratnani graced the occasion along with many Jaipurites, foodies, students and more! The event was launched by Maharaj Shri Narendra ji of Jaipur and chef Vicky Ratnani.

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Indian politician and social activist Bina Kak ji with celebrity chef Vicky Ratnani at Gourmet Getaway

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The curator of the show and the OTH owner, Dushyant Singh played a good host at the event with his wife Anshul.

Bollywood actor Rahul Singh, model turned TV serial actor Rajeev Singh, actor and businessman Rishee Miglani and Bollywood actor Rahul Barmecha also visited the event, Gourmet Getaway at Nand Mahal, Jaipur.

Why Food Festival? answers Dushyant

The director of the festival, Dushyant Singh (also the owner of On The House (OTH) bistro at Jaipur) shared that Jaipur does not celebrates flavours though we all love and enjoy good food. Dushyant, who is an avid traveller with a passion for food and cooking, decided to launch this food festival in Jaipur where Jaipurites will be able to relish the authentic tastes of different regions from countries across the world. Dushyant feels that it is high time for the pink city to host a truly international food experience.

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He further plans to scale the Gourmet Getaway in its second edition next year and to make this event one must attend event in the times to come. He says that he has already booked the dates for next year. The second edition of Gourmet Getaway will also host Food Sessions in which chefs from different countries will discuss Secret Recipes of their respective country.

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Image Source: Jaipur Food Guide

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