Grand opening of The Silk Route restaurant at Delhi’s Vasant Kunj
New Delhi, January 2017 – The Silk Route, an authentic Chinese restaurant, will be opening its gates on 14th January 2017 in the heart of Vasant Kunj, Delhi for food connoisseurs to experience a wholesome culinary journey with authentic Chinese flavours. A brainchild of Yi Ti hospitality Owners & Businessmen, Sarvesh Kumar & Nafisul Quamar Jilani, the restaurant draws inspiration from the ancient network of the Sino- India trade route ‘The Silk Route’. For centuries the Silk Route has been significant in exchange of ideas, trade and tradition. The restaurant symbolizes the Asian sensibilities of design and epicurean delight drawn from the cultural interaction of the Silk Route from 200 BC.
Inspired by the Chinese gastronome this restaurant has a thoughtfully designed a-la-carte menu featuring an extensive variety of vegetarian and non-vegetarian classics that capture the unique culinary essence of the authentic Chinese flavours. ‘Silk Route’ has specially flown in a seasoned Corporate chef , Chef Li Xialolong from China for the diners to experience the diversity of the Chinese cuisine. The Silk route kitchen crew is a team of three specialized chefs namely Chef Li Xiaolong and Chef Lu Khai min from China and Master Chef fame Chef Sadaf Hussain from India . They will be teaming up together to create a unique combination of imaginative, creative and high-quality Cantonese cuisine and extraordinary desserts respectively. The food menu is complimented by a bar-menu that offers a selection of cocktails and beverages along with regular alcohol offerings.
Mr. Sarvesh Kumar and Mr. Nafisal Quamar Jilani owners of the restaurant say that
“ After all these centuries, we met the best professional chefs and homemakers of our country to join the hazy dots of the authentic recipes of the Silk Route and humbly serve you the most transcendental food of a lost era...now found. Some of the cuisines are directly inspired and have been carefully curated from the scrolls of Old China from the Tang Dynasty (618 BCE). We want to make sure that each guest relishes not just the magic of our spices but the ecstasy of the art of Silk Route. The origin as the ambience, the old world charm as the palette. We invite you to The Silk Route to experience the truly Chinese affair. Everything from selection of crockery and presentation of food to maintain the conventional allure of each dish has been designed to the customers delight.”
Chef Li Xiaolong is excited for his new venture in a vibrant country like India; being his first time here he is looking forward to serve the Indian guests. He has created the menu trying to offer more dining options under the categories of appetiser, soup, fresh seafood, dim sum and premium Cantonese dishes. In addition to the à la carte menu, Chef Li is adept at preparing exclusive personalised Cantonese cuisine according to the taste preferences of diners on the d