British celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver is set to launch his famous Italian restaurant chain in Delhi, the first in the country with plans to expand to cities across India, said a PTI report.
British celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver is set to launch his famous Italian restaurant chain in Delhi, the first in the country with plans
The high-street Jamie's Italian, which has 30 restaurants across the world and Jamie's Pizzeria two sustainable eating restaurant brands would open this autumn, promoters said today.
"I can't tell you how excited I am to be bringing Jamie's Italian and Jamie's Pizzeria to India. Delhi is a vibrant, colourful, buzzing city with an already incredible food scene, so to be opening two restaurants there is a huge honour," Oliver said in a statement, as reported by PTI.
Both the brands are promoted by a joint venture between International Market Management a London investment and management company and Carnation Hospitality, a Delhi based business. The promoters also control a range of other well-known brands in India including Wendy's and Barista.
"We chose Delhi because we found a great launch site and feel that we can offer something new to the market, this is to say highly accessible, affordable restaurants serving great quality Italian food sourced with the greatest care," Jasper Reid, Founder, International Market Management Ltd (IMM) told PTI.
Jamie's Italian is a 120-130 seat restaurant serving a full Italian menu. Jamie's Pizzeria is a 50-60 seat restaurant that serves
innovative and delicious thin crust pizzas, salads, sides and desserts. The Jamie Oliver restaurants are set to come up in Ambiance mall, Vasant Kunj and Ambiance mall in Gurgaon. Oliver's India restaurants are keeping in tune with expansion plans of the chef in Brazil, India and China.