| Patrons enjoy dishes at the festival on Sunday. Picture by Deepak Kumar |
If watching Kylie Kwong rustle up authentic Chinese dishes on the telly makes you wish for a visit to the chef’s native country, wait a while.
Hotel Gargee Grand has organised a 15-day food festival, China Kyu Jaana, at its Galangal restaurant from Sunday. The authorities have not only promised some of the best Chinese dishes for the foodies in the capital, three lucky winners would also get a chance to pick up tips to cook some of the dishes, just as the Australian Kylie Kwong teaches thousands around the world about Chinese food.
“The festival will offer dishes like Cantonese chicken, Sichuan fish and exotic vegetables. A vegetarian meal of rice, noodles and other dishes would be available for Rs 222, while the non-vegetarian meal has been priced at Rs 333. Most of the ingredients for the dishes like broccoli, lemon grass and bell pepper have been brought from Delhi and Calcutta, as the vegetables are not easily available in Patna,” said Bipin Jha, general manager, Gargee Grand.
While lunch will be served at the hotel for three hours from noon, dinner would be organised from 7pm to 10.45pm.
A lucky draw will be organised every day where forms would be given to the customers to give their details. “On the last day of the festival, three entries will be picked in a lucky draw and the chosen ones would learn to cook some Chinese dishes from our chefs,” added Jha.