NEW DELHI– 15th January 2015 – Capital’s finest restaurant, Le Cirque at The Leela Palace New Delhi bags the prestigious Times Food & Nightlife Award 2015 for fourth consecutive year in the Best French - Fine Dine category. Considered as the Oscars for the culinary awards in India, the glittering ceremony saw the presence of eminent personalities from the world of fashion, Bollywood and business including Times Group MD Vineet Jain, Bipasha Basu, Rahul Dev, Papa CJ and more. The by-invitation soiree was followed by an elaborate gourmet fare wherein the winners exhibited some of the most interesting and enticing cuisines from their respective menus.
New Delhi’s most sought-after restaurant, Le Cirque offers an interesting medley of European flavours that makes the food as exciting to the palate as it is a feast to the eyes.
On receiving the award, Louis Sailer, General Manager, The Leela Palace New Delhi said, “We are delighted to receive this honour for Le Cirque from Times Food and Nightlife Awards 2015 for the fourth year in a row. This award is a true testament to the team’s hard work and serves as a motivation to continue providing our guests with the finest dining experience the capital has to offer.”
“The recently appointed Chef de Cuisine, Diego Martinelli is busy perfecting spring and summer flavours and we look forward to welcoming all Times Food & Guide Nightlife readers and our patrons in near future” added Louis Sailer.
Established across seven metropolis of India, The Times Food & Nightlife are the biggest and most democratic F&B awards, based on a city wise format, covering various classes and cuisines.
Times Food & Nightlife Guide is one of the leading food guides and is a trusted and reliable source for the food connoisseurs to experience some of the most authentic and exotic cuisines in India.
Every year, the awards are given in various categories following a rigorous process. The nominees are first rated by authors of respective editions and then adjudged by an expert panel and readers’ popular choice, thereon announcing the winner.
The Leela Palace New Delhi is known for its unparalleled gastronomic wonders and par excellence service. The hotel’s culinary offerings include two international fine dining institutions, modern-Japanese restaurant, MEGU and French-Italian restaurant, Le Cirque.
Awarded as the Best Multi-cuisine restaurant in Delhi, the cube-shaped glass restaurant, The Qube offers an eclectic mix of international cuisines and beverages entwined with impeccable service. The hotel has other outlets like 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 preferred destination for discerning business and leisure travellers from around the world.
About The Leela Palace New Delhi
The Leela Palace New Delhi is a 5 star hotel in New Delhi which perfectly the magnificent architecture, grace and elegance of Lutyens’ Delhi. Located at the heart of the prestigious Diplomatic Enclave area, the hotel is in proximity to the Presidential Palace, the Prime Minister's office, a number of embassies, the central business district and a host of historical monuments. You can experience the luxury of 254 wide-spaced guestrooms and suites each spanning over 550 square feet and a Presidential Suite sprawling over 4,800 square feet. A royal Indian dining experience is offered at Jamavar modern global dining at The Qube an exclusive Japanese culinary experience at MEGU a gastronomically entertaining evening at Le Cirque and a sophisticated retreat at The Library for wines and liqueurs. For pure, blissful indulgence an exclusive spa by ESPA is presented for the first time in the capital. The Leela Palace New Delhi combines state-of-the-art functionality with traditional warmth to ensure guests the highest levels of Indian hospitality at a global standard.
About The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts
The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, headquartered in Mumbai, India, is owned by Hotel Leelaventure Ltd. The ultra-luxury hotel group owns and manages eight award-winning 5 star hotels in India in prime urban locations and magical holiday destinations across the country including Mumbai, New Delhi, Gurgaon, Bangalore, Chennai, Goa, Udaipur and Kovalam. New properties under development include Jaipur, Bangalore, Agra and Lake Ashtamudi, Kerala. The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts is committed to providing warm, gracious and anticipatory service in settings that capture the essence of India. The group has a marketing alliance with US-based Preferred Hotels & Resorts and is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance based in Geneva, Switzerland.
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