Emirates takes Indian cuisine to Auckland with celebrated chef Manish Mehrotra

Bangalore, 15 July 2019 – Emirates is partnering with Auckland Tourism and Economic Development and Eat Drink Love Ponsonby to bring India’s most acclaimed and awarded chef Manish Mehrotra of Indian Accent restaurants to New Zealand next month.

With more than 20 years of culinary experience, Chef Manish is widely regarded as the most exciting modern Indian chef in the world today. He will be joining forces with an award-winning local chef and restaurateur Sid Sahrawat in the kitchen for two nights only, on July 17-18.

The collaborative dining experience is part of the Elemental AKL presented by Auckland Tourism and Economic Development (ATEED) and is also a feature of Ponsonby’s Eat Drink Love Ponsonby. Elemental AKL is a new region-wide festival showcasing cuisine, art, entertainment, and culture in Auckland during the winter month of July 2019. 

“Emirates is proud to support and partner with chefs who share our ethos and dedication to delivering best-in-class dining experiences, whether on the ground and in the air. We’re thrilled to bring chef Manish Mehrotra of Indian Accent, which has restaurants in New Delhi, London & New York to Auckland on Emirates for this once in a lifetime collaboration,” said Chris Lethbridge, Regional Manager for New Zealand.

On all Emirates flights, travelers can enjoy a selection of the finest cuisine prepared by gourmet chefs, accompanied by some of the most exclusive wines, champagnes and spirits in the world.

Emirates’ the premium onboard experience is complemented by on-ground comfort with a network of 42 dedicated Emirates Lounges located within major airports around the globe.

Emirates operates a daily non-stop service from Dubai to Auckland, New Zealand.


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