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Taj Krishna hosts Private Whisky Appreciation Evening

(With Ambassador of Whisky- Sandeep Arora )

31st August 2012

Taj Krishna invites you to an extraordinary dining experience that is a confluence of cuisines accompanied with the finest of Whisky's on the 31st August 2012.

Situated on Banjara Hills Road no 1, Taj Krishna is arguably one of the most distinguished addresses in the city. The hotel is distinguished with a culinary repertoire of distinct dining destinations. Authenticity, excellence in service, artistry and innovation in cuisine and a receptive, warm ambience come together to create a dining experience that makes it the most preferred luxury hotel in the city.

Taking the luxury quotient further exclusive dinners at Taj Krishna, are crafted and hosted by internationally acclaimed experts such as Sandeep Arora, Director of Spiritual Luxury Living, South Asia's premiere International Luxury Spirits & Whisky Management Company. Sandeep is a certified Ambassador of Whisky, having studied whisky in Scotland. He is instrumental in introducing the concept of Rare Whiskies to India, in 2003.

As a whisky expert, he is also the exclusive Indian Representative for Whisky Magazine, UK (the world's best read whisky magazine) and Whisky Luxe, (world's finest luxury whisky experience).

The Icons of Whisky, the most celebrated whisky awards in the world were introduced to India, by Sandeep Arora, in 2008. The art of Whisky & Food pairing were also introduced by him in 2007. The latest initiative of Private Whisky Bars is the first of its kind in South Asia. Sandeep is proposing to launch Whisky Tourism in autumn 2012.He also holds private Whisky Appreciation Sessions for select individuals and undertakes Malt Whisky Trails and master classes on Pairing Whisky with Food (perhaps for the first time being done in India) & creates Experiential Interactions

Guests at Taj Krishna can revel in the sensory examination of the rare Whisky's and discover for themselves the hidden flavors with distinct characteristics; the perfectly paired courses are a connoisseur's delight. Taj Krishna is all set to offer an array of Whisky's from exclusive cellars from around the world.

The menu for the evening is specially curated by Executive Chef Nitin showcasing the very best of the culinary landscape of Hyderabad with starters like Gilafi Seekh Kebab(charcoal grille succulent lamb kebabs), Tandoori Broccoli, Shikampur Kebabs, Zimikand Shikampur ( Indian spiced yam gallettes), Kareli Roganjosh( tender lamb morsels in rich onion curry) and Nizami Handi. The menu is created in keeping with the essence of the whisky, their versatility and profusion of aromas.

Attended by connoisseurs, enthusiasts and adventurers, the dinners at the hotel reflect the increasing consciousness of the global trends in gastronomy that guests expect today.

About Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces
Established in 1901, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia's largest and finest group of hotels, comprising 99 hotels in 56 locations across India with an additional 16 international hotels in the Maldives, Malaysia, Australia, UK, USA, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Africa and the Middle East. From world-renowned landmarks to modern business hotels, idyllic beach resorts to authentic Grand Palaces, each Taj hotel offers an unrivalled fusion of warm Indian hospitality, world-class service and modern luxury. For over a century, The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai, the iconic flagship has set a benchmark for fine living with exquisite refinement, inventiveness and warmth. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is part of the Tata Group, India's premier business house.

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