Food for thought: Chefs for Charity is back

Yahoo Lifestyle

For passionate foodies, and those trying out new restaurants, here’s your chance to taste over 75 delectable signature dishes from varied cuisines and drinks at ‘Chefs for Charity’.

Starting from March 13- 31, 2014, Food Lovers present Food Lovers’ Gourmet City - a 19-day celebration of menus featuring the best signature dishes at Bangalore’s 20 top restaurants that are attractively-priced.  

Covering  a multitude of cuisines like: Italian, Indian, Chinese, European, Spanish, Mediterranean, French, Asian and more, some of the restaurant participants where one can dine at are: Alba (JW Marriott), Alto Vino (Bengaluru Marriott Whitefield), Bene (Sheraton at Brigade Gateway), Blue Terrain (Novotel Techpark), Caperberry, Citrus (The Leela Palace), Fava, I & Monkey, Jashn (Le Meredien), Kava (Fairfield by Marriott), Le Jardin (The Oberoi), Mezzaluna (Moevenpick Hotel & Spa), Spice Terrace (JW Marriott), The Fisherman's Wharf, The Lantern (The Ritz-Carlton), The Pink Poppadom (Hyatt MG Road Bengaluru), Toscano, Umerkot, Vembanad (The Paul), Zen (The Leela Palace).

Designed to suit every possible budget from Rs 699 to Rs. 1299 excluding taxes, diners will have an option of going in for either a 2-course or 3-course menu at the participating restaurants. This offer is available for dinner and in some restaurants, lunch, too.

As a grand finale to this unique initiative, 20 chefs from these 20 restaurants will come together and bring out their best for a unique gourmet experience, Food Lovers Chefs For Charity, over lunch on March 29 at The Ritz-Carlton.  Entry is only through advance purchase of donor passes priced at Rs. 1500, and limited to the first 300 guests. All proceeds from sale of donor passes go directly from the guests to Sneha Nilaya, an orphanage run by the Franciscan Sisters Of The Immaculate Society, Bangalore.

Kripal Amanna, Publisher & Managing Editor, Food Lovers Magazine said, “Food Lovers Gourmet City offers a range of cuisines dished out by the top chefs of the city. And what’s more, this delectable gourmet experience is priced to suit every budget. And in a first of its kind, the complete menus of all 20 restaurants with chefs videos, pictures of the delectable signature dishes are available on a rich, dynamic website,, created exclusively for the experience. As a perfect finale to Food Lovers’ Gourmet City we have planned Chefs for Charity, a celebration of the best signature dishes across 20 of the city’s finest restaurants.” Executive Chef Surjan Singh Jolly of JW Marriott, added, "This is a great event to connect as food lovers for a great cause."

For more details on Chefs for Charity log on here.  To know more about Food Lovers’ Gourmet City, click here.