For the second time in a row, Indian Accent, New Delhi has been voted the ‘Best Restaurant in India’ at the Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016 event.
The award, sponsored by S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna, was announced at a gala ceremony here in the Thai capital yesterday. Chairman, Old World Hospitality, Rohit Khattar, said getting the award for the second consecutive time as “encouraging”.
“It is indeed encouraging. We are all thrilled with this award for the second consecutive year and would like to thank the jury as well as our diners for their continued support. We opened Indian Accent in New York last week and are now looking forward to New York embracing our inventive Indian cuisine”, Khattar said in New York.
Chef Manish Mehrotra added, “We work 365 days a year towards this and are delighted with this recognition. These are exciting times for the food industry in India and we are glad to be contributing towards its evolvement. We hope to keep bringing the very best to our diners and look forward to many such achievements in future.”
The award was collected by Sandeep Tandon, Managing Director, Old World Hospitality and Shantanu Mehrotra, Executive Chef, Indian Accent, the company said in a press release.
Indian Accent serves a unique interpretation of Indian food, featuring historic revivals, playful nostalgia, with an openness to global techniques and influence. The restaurant has been featured in the 2015 San Pellegrino list of 100 Best Restaurants in the World, the only restaurant from India on the list.
Indian Accent restaurant started functioning at Le Parker Meridian, New York last week. Old World Hospitality operates two Convention and Performing Arts Centres, two hotels, a catering company and over 40 restaurants in India.