Pune-18th Feb’20- Taking you on a journey through Tamil Nadu via your palate, Courtyard by Marriott, Chakan, is hosting the Chettinad Food Festival starting from the 17th of Feb to the 21st of Feb. To be held at the MoMo café at the property, get set to try out some of the hotel’s specialised dishes like -- VanjaramMeenvaruval, chicken chettinad ,aattukuzhambu, paruppuurundaikuzhambu, vazhaipoovadai.

Chettinad cuisine is widely recognised for its use of a variety of spices used mainly in non-vegetarian food, however, the origin of chettinad, is predominantly vegetarian due to the majority of Tamil Brahmins. The dishes are spicy and pungent with fresh ground masalas, and have a distinct flavour that is sure to tantalize your taste buds.

The cuisine is perhaps the most renowned one in Tamil Nadu. The Chettinad region comprises 76 villages and 2 towns, and is dominated by the Chettiar community. The cuisine in this region uses a variety of freshly ground Indian spices, including cumin, fenugreek, fennel, clove, bay leaf, turmeric and tamarind. As is evident, what sets it apart is the complexity of flavours -- a true delight for any food lover!

Experts at the hotel have deep dived into the world of Chettinad, and are ready to bring you the best-of-the-best on your plate. Whether you’re staying at Courtyard By Marriott, Chakan, or are planning a visit to experience the food festival, there’s one thing you can be sure of – you won’t be disappointed! Step into culinary brilliance. Step into the Chettinad Food Festival.