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Embark on a gastronomic odyssey of exquisite Indonesian cuisine with Chef Kartikeya Sinha

Perbacco, located in the urban oasis of The Lodhi, New Delhi gears up to serve as the perfect backdrop for the exclusive culinary affair ‘Paon Nusantara’ – an Indonesian pop-up by Chef Kartikeya Sinha. The name derives from the Indonesian terms “Paon” meaning “kitchen” and “Nusantara” signifying the Indo-Malay Archipelago. This evocative name serves as a testament to the vibrant and diverse culinary heritage that will be showcased during the event at Perbacco.

Paon Nusantara is poised to transcend the boundaries of popular Indonesian recipes like Nasi Goreng and Chicken Satay, intricately exploring the nuances and exceptional techniques that are inherent in the cuisines of Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia. This culinary voyage is inspired by the Arabian Peninsula, Indian influences, and coastal China, promising an exquisite melange of flavours with dishes like Rujak Kaki Lima (street cart-style spicy fruit salad), Pepes Ikan (spiced snapper grilled in banana leaves), Nasi Bungkus (parcel of coconut rice with choice of sweet & spicy Balinese pork or lemongrass scented jackfruit), Jajan Pasar (sweet bites from the market) and more.

Chef Kartikeya Sinha’s culinary journey ignited at a young age, driven by an insatiable passion for food and exploring flavours. After graduating from the renowned Culinary Institute of America in 2011, his expertise flourished during his sojourn in Indonesia. Drawing from this rich experience, he meticulously curated the menu for Paon Nusantara, creating culinary marvels that blend traditional cooking styles with authentic ingredients. “I believe in celebrating and sharing my culinary journey through food. My food philosophy is simple – use fresh, seasonal ingredients and let them shine,” expresses Chef Kartikeya Sinha, talking about his inspiration behind the pop-up menu.

Chef’s special menu is exclusively available for dinner at Perbacco from July 28th to 30th. The culinary experience is priced at INR 4500 + GST per person.

Date: 28th July to 30th July

Venue: Perbacco, The Lodhi

Timing: 7 PM and 9:30 PM

About The Lodhi, New Delhi – A Member of The Leading Hotels of The World:

An urban oasis centrally located in New Delhi, The Lodhi is spread across nearly seven acres on Lodi Road near the Lodi Gardens, an extensive parkland with historic tombs dating back to the 15th century. A member of The Leading Hotels of The World, The Lodhi has been recognized as the Best Luxury Hotel in the Country in Travel+Leisure India’s Best Awards 2022, 2021, and 2020 and voted amongst India’s Top Hotels in the Condé Nast Traveler US Readers’ Choice Awards 2022, 2021, 2019, 2018, and 2017. The hotel offers some of the largest rooms and suites in the city with most categories featuring their own private plunge pool and expansive balconies with panoramic views. The hotel’s dining scene is considered amongst the finest in the city, offering eclectic options ranging from local specialties to international delicacies. These restaurants and lounges are a popular social epicenter for residents and guests alike, providing the perfect setting for special occasions and meetings. Additionally, The Lodhi offers a world-class spa with an exclusive Hammam, a stylist-curated salon, a state-of-the-art gym, a 50-meter lap pool, three tennis courts, and two squash courts, with personal fitness trainers available for assistance. The hotel’s dedicated Les Clefs d’Or Concierges can also create tailored excursions and experiences in and around Delhi.

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