As Valentine’s Day gets closer, things are definitely heating up! The contest is open across restaurant outlets in India, making it one of the most thrilling Valentines’ events.
Food lovers can rush to their closest restaurants to enjoy the season of love. Who knows, you could be the lucky one flying high this V-Day!
What’s on palate?
Restaurants and hotels in India are not far away from western countries when it comes to celebrate the season of love. Restaurants at Taj Mahal Palace, Mad Over Donuts, Rodeo, and Creambell Ice Creams amongst others are offering great deals this valentine’s day to give them a chance to come back to the place they love together with their special someone.
Varq at Taj Mahal Hotel is offering bespoke dinner for those who will not settle for anything less than perfection. Customers can delight that ‘someone special’ in their life with a magnificent pool side dinner at The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi as it offers an extravagant evening amidst a picturesque setting.
Arrive in the lap of luxury in a chauffeur driven luxury car and enjoy the stunning floral set-up by the pool side as the saxophonist plays your favourite tunes. The offer also has a specially crafted Indian menu from the chef’s internationally acclaimed kitchen offers a wide range of delicacies to choose from, keeping in mind your dietary preferences.
Personal Butler-on-call offers ‘invisible’ service and helps you make the occasion a flawless and cherished memory for your loved one. Savour the signature celebration cheesecake infused with Gulab Jamun and Roses as you end the evening by meeting the man behind the show, the Masterchef himself. The bespoke dinner is available at Rs 1, 25,000 plus taxes only at The Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi.
“The Valentine’s special offers can be availed by both in-house and walk-in guests. Our offerings range from 5,500 to 1, 25,000 and thus, caters to a wide audience. We believe in creating experiences that guests will treasure for a lifetime,” says Abnash Kumar, F&B Manager, The Taj Mahal Hotel.
On the other hand, Creambell Ice Cream has introduced “Double Crush”- A perfect heart shaped ice-cream that celebrates love and togetherness.
The heart shaped ice cream candy is half Vanilla and half Strawberry, moulded in the shape of a heart with a smooth white chocolate coating. The result is a perfect pairing of the exotic with the luscious and promises to be an ideal treat for lovers who want to make a point.
“As always, this Valentine’s Day, we’re sharing our passion for ice cream with our customers and offering them a luscious ice cream combination to celebrate the romance of the season. Nobody who is in love will be able to resist it,” shares Nitin Arora, CEO, Creambell Ice Cream.
Creambell Double Crush ice-cream is priced at Rs 20 and will be available across all the outlets, retailers and pushcarts.
Love is in the air and no one does it quite like the French. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, Le Bistro Du Parc brings special 5 course aphrodisiac menu curated by Chef Alexis.
The customer can enjoy a romantic ambience while sipping on the Cupid’s Kiss champagne cocktail along with a five course menu.
“Le Bistro du Parc exuberate romantic charm viz-a-viz its food and setting. This year, we have created a menu that gives our guests a chance to celebrate the day of love by incorporating aphrodisiacs in our menu such as Chocolate, Strawberries, Star Anise, Fig, Truffle, Ginger and Avocado to get you in the mood,” comments Naina de Bois Juzan.
The offer is priced at Rs 4,900 plus taxes on 14th February, 7 pm onwards.
On the other hand, Mad Over Donuts launches three new heart-shaped donut flavours focussed on the theme of love. Customers can mix and match donuts from the Valentine’s Day line and regular flavours to make special V-Day box.
To qualify for participating in the contest, customers have to buy a box of 6 or 12 donuts. Just fill the short form, drop it in the box and pray for your stars to favour you. Once all the entries are in place, a lucky draw would be held to pick one lucky winner. The lucky winner gets to take a loved one and fly high on the chopper and then head to an extravagant Valentines dinner.
“February is always special because of Valentines’ Day. At Mad Over Donuts, we wish to make this day even more special for our patrons. The new flavours are sure to tantalize their taste buds and the contest will excite our patrons who get once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take their loved one on a personalized chopper ride and dinner. We are as excited as our patrons to see who the lucky winner is going to be! We urge everyone to try their luck,” says Tarak Bhattacharya, COO, Mad Over Donuts.
Benefit out of the deal
Valentine’s Day deals and offer gives customers a good reason to come back to the place they love. Meanwhile, restaurants get a chance to get their lost customers coming back to them once again. “Also, such deals offer the customer a chance to win fabulous freebies,” believes, Rishi Kumar, General Manager, Rodeo.
Restaurants are promoting the Valentine’s Day deal via social media, print media. Word of mouth and mailers to the special guests is also on high. Also, the staffs communicate the offerings to the guests during their stay or visit to the hotel and restaurant.