TimesCity launches second edition of Gourmet Week

By Satrajit Sen , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Digital
Last updated : August 29, 2014
Presented by American Express, TimesCity Gourmet Week 2014 gets bigger and better with Times Food Award winning restaurants across six cities participating in the culinary festival.

TimesCity, the Times Internet-owned online destination for exploring restaurants, nightlife, events and movies has launched the second edition of its flagship property TimesCity Gourmet Week. With Times Food Award winning restaurants across six cities participating in the culinary festival, the event just got bigger.

The American Express TimesCity Gourmet Week will be held from September 1-7 in Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore and 15th-21st September in Mumbai, Pune and Hyderabad. The company has also launched a digital video to promote the event. The video, published on August 12 on TimesCity's YouTube channel garnered more than 80 lakh views. It is also being promoted across TimesCity's social media presence.

To participate, foodies are invited to log onto TimesCity.com/GW and choose from a list of participating restaurants selecting a time and date after paying Rs 100 as a token booking amount. As an exclusive deal, all American Express Card members can make the bookings online without any registration fee and also enjoy a 10 per cent discount and other privileges. A complete listing of participating restaurants with special Gourmet Week menus, days of operation and per head tariffs are available on www.timescity.com/GW

The food festival brings together curated, specially priced menus that highlight the best offerings at select Times Food Award winning restaurants. With an expansive choice of cuisines ranging from Japanese, Chinese, Italian and Indian, gourmands can explore the flavours of platters from around the world.

Commenting on the occasion, Miten Sampat, business head, TimesCity, says, "We are embracing the 'Eat what you love, love what you eat' philosophy, so we promise bigger and better things ahead." Manoj Adlakha, vice president and general manager, consumer services, American Express Banking Corp, says, "We recognize that food is a passion for our customers and they value new experiences. We are delighted to be the presenting sponsor of this year's TimesCity Gourmet Week." TimesCity claims to have worked closely with the chefs of these award-winning restaurants to craft unique menus. This is a great opportunity for the restaurants to attract a new base of food enthusiasts.

First Published : August 29, 2014
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