Reservations across 100+ restaurants from Monday, 12th September 2016 exclusively on www.restaurantweekindia.com
Cellar Door Hospitality with Ola – India’s most popular mobile app for transportation – today announced the return of Restaurant Week from Friday, 16th September to Sunday, 25th September, 2016, featuring 100+ of the country’s finest restaurants across Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune. Reservations will go live on Friday, 9th of September at 12 noon for Ola Prime customers and general reservations will go live on Monday, 12th of September at 12 noon, exclusively on www.restaurantweekindia.com.
Ola Prime presents Restaurant Week is the largest pan-India culinary event spanning over 10 days, 6 cities and gives discerning food enthusiasts the opportunity to dine at some of India’s finest restaurants at a fraction of a la carte rates. As of this round, Restaurant Week will be featuring healthy and diet friendly options on the Restaurant Week menus. These menu items will include gluten free, vegan, low carb and low sugar options for health conscious diners. A nominal booking fee of INR 60 per person will be secured online at the time of making bookings and the customer can pay for the meal directly at the restaurant.
Ola Prime, the presenting sponsor for Restaurant Week, is Ola’s premium offering and the only Wi-Fi enabled cab in India. Top rated driver-partners, quality sedans and complimentary auto-connect Wi-Fi that helps you get instantly connected as soon as you board your Prime cab among other features makes Ola Prime the perfect choice of travel for discerning food enthusiasts visiting Restaurant week.
This year, all Restaurant Week diners will receive complimentary Ola rides to and from their meals in Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune. In addition to this, all Ola Prime Customers in all participating cities will get be given exclusive booking access 3 days in advance to when general reservations go live and a waiver on the INR 60 per diner booking fee.
Speaking on the alliance Raghuvesh Sarup, Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Categories at Ola said, “Restaurant Week is one of India’s largest pan-India culinary events and we are excited to be associated with them. With this alliance we are looking to augment the experience for our discerning ‘Prime’ customers. Other than the assurance of best quality travel, our customers will also be able to enjoy fine dining at some of the country’s best restaurants. With customers across segments looking for avant-garde experiences, our association with an illustrious culinary festival will help our customers with access to the finest of dining experience. We are striving everyday to bring unique offerings to our patrons and the association with Restaurant Week is another step in that direction.”
Diners in Chennai will be offered, as usual, a three-course prix fixe menu at INR 750 for lunch and INR 900 for dinner. All pricing stated above are per diner, exclusive of applicable taxes, service charges as well as dishes ordered outside of the special Ola Prime presents Restaurant Week menu.
This round of the largest culinary event in India will once again feature Restaurant Week Signature options over and above an extensive hand-picked menu, giving diners the option of experiencing a restaurant’s signature dish at an incremental cost. This feature, a mainstay since Restaurant Week April 2014, saw up to 33% of diners opt for this offering and will be highlighted in Restaurant Week menus at most participating restaurants. These dishes are priced at an additional INR 100 for appetisers and INR 200 for main course in Chennai excluding all taxes and service charges at select participating restaurants.
Zomato will be the online partner for Ola Prime presents Restaurant Week. They will be creating a micro-site with all the participating restaurants listed on it for diners to easily browse dining options during Restaurant Week.
In its thirteenth edition, Restaurant Week provides participating fine dining restaurants a platform to showcase their skills with some of their best menu selections for consumers to experience restaurants they may not be familiar with or may want to re-visit. It is a celebration of the culinary landscape in each city a time for us to be proud of our finest restaurants.