Thrill your senses at Street Food Thursdays of Baan Tao

Enjoy a plethora of all things Pan-Asian over dinner and thrill your senses with the street food from China, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam at Baan Tao of Hyatt Pune. Home to the award-winning pan-Asian cuisine and a festive destination, the signature restaurant has this menu on offer every Thursday for its patrons.

Known to be the king of service, they use the freshest of ingredients and locally sourced spices to have the touch of excellence in every preparation that goes to their diners.Witness the dining area turning into a bustling street with live music, 7 pm onwards.


Where: Baan Tao, Hyatt Pune, Kalyani Nagar

Day: Every Thursday
Timings:  7 pm to 11 pm 

Experience authentic Kolhapuri flavours at the ‘Assal Kolhapuri Mejwani’ Courtyard by Marriott Pune Chakan hosts Kolhapur delights

 This May indulge in all things Maharashtrian as Courtyard by Marriott Pune Chakan hosts a ‘Kolhapuri Food Festival’. The land linked with great historical events also brings with it some of the finest dishes bursting with spice and great delicacies. Kolhapuri preparations are known for its aroma of spices!

From the spicy, soupy broths, to the ‘Tarri’ wali missal and flavourful ‘Pandhra and Tambda Rassa’ Kolhapuri food is a melange of mouth-watering flavours.

Chef Sushant and Chef Prasad at Courtyard by Marriott Pune Chakan have curated a special Kolhapuri themed food fest which will be an absolute delight for all those who love spice. The menu showcases authentic Kolhapuri style dishes such as Kothambir Wadi, Pandhara and Tambda Rassa’, Anda Masala, Kharda Chicken, Muttnachi ukkad and a lot more in veg, too!. While no Kolhapuri meal is complete without the classic Missal, make sure you don’t miss out on this while you savour all the other preparations! Along with the special Kolhapuri dishes, the fest will also have a multi-cuisine spread.

Local food from locally sourced Ingredients, and cooked in earthen pots, the Kolhapuri food festival at Courtyard by Marriott Pune Chakan will give you an authentic taste of the Kolhapuri cuisine this May!

Date: Monday, May 24- Friday, May 24, 2019
           Monday, May 27- Friday, May 31, 2019

Time: Lunch Only

Relish Kashmiri flavors at the Sunday Brunch at Novotel Pune

 The land of Kashmir is known for its breath taking scenery- the mountains, lakes, trees and flowers, the land is also popular for some lip smacking, rich food preparations like Meat, along with rice, is one of the most popular food item in Kashmir. To give guests a new culinary experience, this Sunday, Novotel Pune is hosting a ‘DAWAT – E – WAZWAN’ Sunday brunch which will feature some of the best Kashmiri dishes.
Get ready to try dishes such as the Kashmiri Mutton Roganjosh, Modur Pulao- peas pulao, Lyodur Tschaman- Kashmiri paneer gravy, Dum Olav- Kashimiri Dum Aloo, Kashmiri Muji Gaad- Kashmiri Fish with raddish, Kashmiri Rajma, and a lot more!
Here’s your chance to attend a unique Sunday brunch that will transport you to the glorious land of Kashmir!   
DATE: Sunday, May 19, 2019
TIME: 12:30 Pm – 4:00 Pm
VENUE: the Square, Novotel Pune

Experience a myriad of rich North Indian Flavors as Kangan re-launches at the Westin Pune Koregaon Park

 Situated in the plush areas of Pune is The Westin Pune Koregaon Park which has carved a niche for itself over the period of time. Be it a visit to the spa, a dinner at their award winning restaurants or a brunch at their 24 hours cafe; the experience at the Westin Pune Koregaon Park is always packed with complete luxury and tranquility. Kangan, their flagship restaurant is well known for its North West Frontier cuisine and while guests who have devoured the delectable, wholesome meals at Kangan have often reminisced upon its goodness for a while now and have long wished long for its return; The Westin Pune Koregaon Park is now all set to re-launch Kangan this May!

Indian cuisine is laced heavily with history and its rich flavors are unmatched. The secret ingredient that makes Indian food truly Indian is the generous use of signature spices. Executive Chef Amit Dash and Chef Ashwini Mall bring to your table the evolved mélange of recipes and seasonings in their signature specials; leaving you with an unveiling and exquisite dining experience.The torchbearer of North Western Frontier cuisine and keeping alive the essence of Indian cuisine, Chef Ashwini has been lauded for transforming the complexity of Indian flavours into dishes that are light and fresh, creations that highlight ingredients and a harmony of flavours.

The two chefs believe that progressive Indian cuisine is an interpretation of the classic cuisines of India, adapted to suit a modern lifestyle and seamless with the trends of light, healthy eating and the menu at Kangan is a reflection of that and promises every foodie out there an impeccable dining experience. With ample of chefs’ signature dishes on the menu, there is something for everyone that the menu at Kangan has to offer. Relish signature dishes such as the Dahi aur Singdana Kebab or the Galouti Kebabs in appetizers. The main course has a couple of favorites on the menu. Right from the Panchranga Saag, Aloo Bukhara Kofta in the veg to the Nalli Nihari,  Matka Murgh and Gili Ghost ki Biryani  in the non-veg; the menu is an absolute delight for every foodie! The Dal Makhani on the menu known as the Dal Kangan has won many hearts in the past and there’s no way it’d be missed this time. For all the Dal lovers out there, make sure you savor every bit of this Dal as it makes its comeback! There’s a plethora of options for all those who have an undying love for desserts. Be it the Shahi Tukda or the Kalakand Cheesecake- a fusion of a cheesecake and Kalakand in one dessert, the options will leave you craving for more!

Rich and flavorful Kebabs to Curries to Dals and mouth-watering desserts, while the food encompasses every bit of detail and leaves you absolutely satisfied; the restaurant reflects class and elegance in all its elements with a few rustic elements!

While the chefs’ pure genius is brought to light through the new menu creation, the award winning restaurant, Kangan, welcomes you and your family to take you on a delightful culinary journey once more!

Amanora Kids Fashion Show to set the stage on fire

 Kids between ages 5 to 15 are invited to walk the ramp and flaunt their fashion skills

No entry fees for participation


Pune: Amanora Mall, Pune’s largest shopping mall , is all set to present an exclusive fashion show titled the ‘Amanora Kids Fashion Show 2019’ which is inviting entries by kids in the age group of 5 to 15 years.

Auditions are scheduled on the 18th and 19th of May and the Grand Finale will be on the 25th of May, 2019 at the Oasis, Amanora Mall.

So, come and watch and encourage ,Pune Kids walk on  the ramp by storm and show us what they have to become future supermodels!

Venue: Oasis, Amanora Mall, Hadapsar, Pune

Dates: Audition dates: 18th & 19th May, 2019 at 7 PM Onwards

            Grand finale: 25th May, 2019 at 7 PM Onwards

No entry fees for participation



Pune: Start of the week is always mentally exhausting for many.  BUT no more Monday Blues! 

Mondays’s and Tuesday’s have become the most looked upon days at SMAAASH!, the largest Gaming Zone in Pune.  Come and enjoy ‘Monday motivation’& ‘Crazy Twos day’ offers at the gaming zone.

Smaaash, India’s World Class Sports & Entertainment Arena seamlessly mixes gaming, partying and dining into an immersive experiences. On Mondays, enjoy all Virtual Arcade games, Redemption games, Selected Attraction games and Bowling at a discount of around 70%. You will no longer want Monday to be a day you want to miss!

And, Tuesdays are “Twos day” at Smaaash. On this day, Enjoy TWO games at the price of one and it is applicable for all games. So come and celebrate Tuesdays like never before.


Where: Smaaash, Phoenix MarketCity, Viman Nagar, Pune

When: Till the end of May 
Time: All day


Balaji Srinivasan joins Doubletree by Hilton Pune as Executive Chef



Name: Balaji Srinivasan


Designation: Executive Chef


Pune, May 2019: Doubletree by Hilton Pune announces of Balaji Srinivasan as the new Executive Chef. He will be responsible for taking culinary delights to a different level. With an experience of over 20 years, Chef Balaji is a quintessential culinary personality who brings with him passion, energy and expertise in the kitchen and F&B department. In the past he has worked with various national and international brands like Taj group of hotels, Grand Hyatt, Oberoi’s and Le Meridien.


Talking about the new appointment, Chef Balaji Srinivasan said, “Chefs get their inspirations from everywhere and the best chef learns every day. Food is a vast ocean with so many ingredients still waiting to be found.  Food is an art- it’s not just a job. “


Marriott on Wheels cruising through the city of Pune Come be a part of this incredible culinary journey on 14th&15th May 2019

 As a company that has always strived to offer exemplary culinary experiences, Marriott International is proud to bring to their audiences its first-ever mobile food truck in the country – Marriott on Wheels!

Conceptualized and designed to travel across six major cities, the food truck will be present at some of the most popular hubs in Pune on 14th and 15th May 2019. Upon its arrival in Pune an Executive Chef from Fairfield by Marriott will be preparing dishes such as Kosha Mangsho Kathi Roll, Chicken Shawarma Kebab Wrap and Molten Cheese Nachos as part of the locally-inspired special menu which will be served onboard. Courtyard by Marriott Pune Chakan, Courtyard by Marriott Pune Hinjewadi and Fairfield by Marriott Pune Kharadi are the co-host for this event. Bringing Marriott International Inc.’s philosophy to life, the celebrated chefs and their talented culinary teams aim to create a blissful experience for their patrons in every city.

“Marriott select brands pioneers in creating innovative experiences through this unique concept that brings great food to you and drives our commitment towards sustainability as the food will be served in eco-friendly packaging. The menu offer embraces global recipes with local flavours” commented by Athena Salim, General Manager, Courtyard by Marriott Pune Hinjewadi. Chef Feroz Patel, Head Chef, Fairfield by Marriott Pune Kharadi exclaimed, “It is a fantastic initiative that brings together food and beverage talent of our select brands and gives us an opportunity to offer you tasty food made from local produce”.

Cruising through the cities of Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Lucknow, Madurai and Kochi and Pune, this food truck will cover a distance of 6761kms in 40 days. Through this initiative, Marriott aspires to manifest on the F&B strength of its Select Serve properties – Courtyard by Marriott, Fairfield by Marriott, Four Points by Sheraton and Aloft Hotels. Come be part of this incredible culinary journey, which combines diverse cuisines, picturesque settings and stellar standards of hospitality, only with Marriott International Inc.

Schedule for Marriott on Wheels in Pune:

·         14 May 2019  at Rohan Mithila Co-operative Housing Society from 12 pm – 10 pm

·         15 May 2019 at Amanora Mall from 12 pm – 10 pm

Marriott on Wheels commenced its journey on 04 April 2019.

An Aamlicious affair at the Novotel Pune this May!


A perfect way to enjoy summers is by indulging in the king of fruits- Mangoes! A fruit that is popular and favourite across the country and brings back endless childhood memories of summer vacations to almost everyone this one time of the year.

Tracing the sweet memories associated with mangoes, Novotel Pune is hosting a seasonal mango festival which is simply irresistible to miss out on!


You can relish this fruit in a bunch of dessert options. Right from a fresh Mango Tart, Mango and Blueberry baked Cheesecake, Fresh mango Gateaux, Mango Choux Bun and much more in store you!


Enjoy the season of Mangoes at the Novotel Pune as they spoil you with a range of delicacies which are packed with a whole lot of goodness and are the perfect  ‘aamlicious’ treat for you!


Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019- Friday, May 31, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Venue: Crust, The Novotel Pune

Relish Assamese and Bengali flavors at the ‘My Sunday Brunch’ at The Café, Hyatt Regency Pune

Food has always been the bond that brings families closer, the tradition of eating a meal together has slowly faded with our lives and schedules becoming ever divergent.

In today’s day and age everyone is caught up in the rat race during the week, leaving weekends as the only time when families get a chance to spend time with each other and actually catch up. With this objective, The Cafe, Hyatt Regency Pune, is proud to bring you “My Sunday Brunch”.

This specially curated Sunday brunch is inspired by the Hotel associates and their culinary heritage that is influenced by their families as well as professional lives. It is an ode to the journey of these artists.

Every Sunday beginning on May 19, one of their associates will recreate dishes from their favorite cuisines.

This Sunday, Chef Kanchan Acharjee, who hails from Assam will showcase the best of Assamese and Bengali comfort food.

Experience this carefully curated food extravaganza as there will be multiple other stations giving you a variety of tastes.

From a Super Lazy Breakfast to Seafood stories, the comfort of  Italian cuisine reminiscent of La Terrazza, a unique Keto driven Health Corner, a whole spread celebrating seasonal vegetables, and juiciest of Indian Kebabs.

There will also be a special Junior Guests Buffet spread to keep the young ones occupied. And for those of you with a sweet tooth an extravagant Dessert Studio will also be put up!

An extensive selection of the age old favorites beverages will also be featured to complement the meal, along with some lively live music.

Drop by at The Cafe at Hyatt Regency Pune this Sunday afternoon to make beautiful memories for time spent well together.


DATE: Sunday, May 19, 2019

TIME: 12:30 PM – 4:00 PM

VENUE: The Café, Hyatt Regency Pune