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“Shangri-La’s - Eros Hotel, New Delhi Celebrates International Chef’s Day With Christmas Cake Mixing Ceremony On 20 October 2013

Shangri-La’s - Eros Hotel, New Delhi is celebrating the 9THInternational Chef’sDay on Sunday, 20 October 2013 to honour our culinary masters and to recognise the pivotal role chefs play in society.

Every year, on 20 October, members of the World Association of Chefs Societies commonly known as WACS, celebrate International Chefs Day. On this day, chefs around the world celebrate their profession and take the opportunity to promote not only the organisation (WACS) but also goodwill and friendship amongst each other, as well as take time to help people who are less fortunate.

It is also a day for helping young chefs. Most importantly, though it is a day to recognise the very important role that chefs play in our societies because, they have a great responsibility of not feeding people, but also giving nourishment and education.

Chefs are responsible for leading the way in using ingredients sensibly and responsibly. On this day, we salute their culinary spirit and their art of crafting magic for our taste buds.

Under the helm of Executive Chef Darren Conole, our cooking masters are all geared up to make this day special for guests and for society.

At the break of dawn on Sunday, 20 October 2013, our guests will wake up to the melodious voice of Executive Chef Darren Conole wishing them a wonderful morning and spreading the warmth of the beautiful day. Our culinary masters will then be at your service from the moment you step out from your luxurious ride and enter Shangri-La’s - Eros Hotel, New Delhi. Entertaining, assisting and ensuring the guests comfort all morning will be the chefs task as they work at the concierge desk, carry luggage up to the rooms or help guests check-in at the front desk.

Before you know it, lunchtime beckons. Head to our “all day dining restaurant” after all, Café Uno, for a Sunday brunch that is nothing but decadent.With a refreshing view over lush green lawns, Café Uno is the place to spend the perfect Sunday afternoon with a delectable brunch offering a plethora of choices. Our cooking masters will whip up your favourite delicacies at our live kitchens. Our cooking theatres, each featuring a different culinary style, are showcases for the best of International cuisines as well as stages for our chefs’ engaging performances. On International Chef’s day, Café Uno has everything you could hope for to embark on a gastronomic journey.

Packages: Rs.3200 plus taxes per person with unlimited champagne, Rs.2500/- plus taxes per person (unlimited soft beverages) Rs.1500/- plus taxes (kids buffet).

The satisfying lunch will then have energised you for more fun we have in store for the rest of the day.

It’s not yet Christmas, but the intoxicating aroma of the Cake Mixing Ceremony inthe lobby of Shangri-La’s - Eros Hotel, New Delhi will bring alive the rich tradition, heralding and unveiling the  spirit of the festive season in all its grandeur.

Spreading the cheer along with the chefs, the ceremony will invite participation of all media friends, celebrities, corporate guests and in-house guests amidst tradition and fanfare dressed in typical chefs attire. Guests and colleagues can roll up their sleeves and put their hands in the mixing pots to make the perfect Christmas cake.

An interesting array of fruits including raisins, glazed red cherries, orange peel, tutti frutti, black currants, dates, figs, dry ginger dried apricots, figs, prunes and such nuts as walnuts, cashew, almond flakes and pistachio, in addition to such spices as ground cardamom, cinnamon and cloves will be poured into a huge cauldron. The mixing shall reach a spirited level when endless bottles of liquors, including whisky, white and dark rum, vodka, gin, wine, beer and such syrups as golden syrup, molasses, honey and vanilla essence shall be added.

Afterward, the mixture will be placed in airtight bags and left to mature until around Christmas, when it will be blended with the cake batter and baked.

Over the years, “cake mixing” has become something of a ritual and is an occasion one looks forward to. This year the festive celebration at Shangri-La’s - Eros Hotel, New Delhi is sure to create everlasting memories.

After this traditional ceremony, Our Chefs will invite you take a walk to India Gate driving a noble cause of ‘Clean Delhi for a Green Future’ to pick up the trash that mars the beauty of this iconic Delhi landmark. As a concerned citizen and a part of society, it is our duty to monitor the massive task of cleaning our capital and to ensure a ‘Cleaner and Greener City’ for our coming generations.

It will have been an eventful day at Shangri-La’s - Eros Hotel, New Delhi and we are sure you would not be able to wait to do it all over again. The magic in the air is palpable and irresistible.

Welcome to the International Chef’s Day celebration at Shangri-La’s - Eros Hotel, New Delhi, where the best in luxury awaits you.

For further information or reservations, please call 91 11 411911919.




(91 11) 4119 6114


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19,Ashoka Road,Connaught Place,New Delhi-110001,India