ITC Grand Chola

Chennai, India: Signature Vegetarian Restaurant, Royal Vega invites connoisseurs of fine dining to embark on a culinary journey celebrating the vibrant flavors of summer with its scrumptious ‘Grishma Ritu’ menu. Celebrating the vegetarian culinary heritage that has been passed down through generations, by showcasing locally-sourced traditional recipes and cooking techniques, Royal Vega offers a dining experience unlike any other, characterized by its regal ambiance, impeccable service, and meticulously crafted vegetarian dishes. The set menu is curated keeping the Chennai summers in mind, using specific ingredients that have cooling properties.

Grishma Ritu, named after the Indian summer season, brings forth an array of delectable dishes meticulously curated to capture the essence of this time of year. There are refreshing appetizers like Singhara Soya Tikkiya – grilled patties of clove smoked water chestnut and fresh edamame served over pea mash. Indulgent mains such asBesaniPoori – leavened Bengal gram flour bread flavored with spices and fried in desi ghee; Gucchi Pulao cooked on Dum with Himalayan morel stuffed with nuts and cheese andKamlini Kofta – dumplings of lotus stem stuffed with khubani, napped in velvety tomato gravy. Tantalizing desserts likeKacheAam Ka Halwa, Kesar Laklaki and Gulab Jamun to end with. Each dish is a testament to the mastery of Royal Vega’s culinary artisans.

“Grishma Ritu is a tribute to the diverse and vibrant vegetarian traditions of India. We’ve blended time-honored recipes with modern techniques to curate dishes that are both authentic and innovative. Each recipe is crafted with utmost care and passion, ensuring an unforgettable culinary journey for our guests. Our team has worked tirelessly to curate a nutritious menu that showcases the best of seasonal ingredients while staying true to the essence of Indian cuisine.” Mayank Kulshreshtha, Area Executive Chef – South Food & Beverage Production remarked.

With a focus on seasonal ingredients and traditional cooking techniques, Grishma Ritu promises to delight everyone. “At ITC Grand Chola, we are delighted to unveil Grishma Ritu at Royal Vega, a culinary journey that encapsulates the vibrancy and abundance of the summers. From intimate gatherings to personalized family get-togethers, our restaurant is open for weekday dinners and Sunday lunches. We also exclusively reserve and curate the ultimate Royal Vega experience for a minimum of 30 guests for lunches on weekdays and is a great option for corporates and families looking for a unique experience,” Ganesh Kuppusami, Food and Beverage Manager, ITC Grand Chola further added.

Grishma Ritu at Royal Vega is available at 2995 + taxes for a limited time until July 15, 2024, providing diners with the perfect opportunity to indulge in the seasonal bounty of summer.