season-1 The sundowner
In the spring of 2017, a new chapter unfolded in a city famed for its hospitality and delightful food spread. On March 11, 2017, foodies, travellers and people who love cooking, were introduced to the first ever Gourmet Getaway Jaipur International Food Festival. The aroma of delectable cuisines from across the world filled up the clear skies and wafted through the city and left its colourful people wanting more. The festival was exceptionally well received and was much appreciated by food critics, top chefs, food & travel writers and the who's who of the town.
LAVISH DELICACIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD: With live food stations from different countries, the evening was made memorable with global delicacies such as Teppanyaki from Japan, live barbeque and fondue counters, special Galouti food from Awadh and authentic Mediterranean treats, among others. What grabbed most eyeballs was live cooking of wood-fired Pizza by renowned Italian chef, Antonio Scirocco.
STARS OF THE EVENING: Celebrity chef, Vicky Ratnani had attended the inaugural edition of Gourmet Getaway alongside then minister for Tourism, Art and Culture, Bina Kak. Member of the Jaipur’s erstwhile royal family, Narendra Singh, fashion designer Himmat Singh, writer Dharmendar Kanwar, and actors Rajat Barmecha and Rahul Singh attended among a host of guests and participants.