A Dineout Evening - With Jazz, Malt and Magic at Bengaluru

Founded in 2012 by Ankit Mehrotra, Nikhil Bakshi, Sahil Jain and Vivek Kapoor, Dineout is a pioneer in contactless dining services

When great brands come together, magic ensues! Dineout Passport launched the second leg of its collaboration with Pernod Ricard this week by hosting its latest Jazz and Malt evening at the upscale luxury hotel Shangri-La, Bengaluru. As always, it was an evening flush with elegance, with the best of single malts, dreamy jazz music, shimmering ambience and exceptional culinary delicacies.

About Dineout: Dineout is India’s largest Dining-out and Restaurants Tech Solutions platform in B2C (Business to-Consumer) and with Investor on the B2B (Business-to-Business) front. It processes orders of more than a hundred million connoisseurs and over nine hundred million dollars’ worth of transactions for its partner restaurants across its network of fifty thousand restaurants in twenty cities. Its services have facilitated a collective savings of more than a hundred million dollars on restaurant bills annually.

Founded in 2012 by Ankit Mehrotra, Nikhil Bakshi, Sahil Jain and Vivek Kapoor, Dineout is a pioneer in contactless dining services. It paves the easiest ways to discover the best restaurants in the city, save time and hassle by booking tables in advance and availing discounts. Through its flagship program with regard to Premium Dining and Lifestyle membership, Dineout Passport, it offers 1+1 privileges on Food, Drink and Buffets along with instant discounts on every bill paid through Dineout Pay.

Keeping up with its promise to serve its members who were eager to step out and mingle with like-minded people, The Dineout Passport Experience’s “Malt & Jazz” evening opened to an exclusive tasting of Pernod Ricard’s Aberlour Highland Single Malt Scotch Whiskey 18 YO and 12 YO followed by an exclusive dining experience at Caprese. It witnessed enthusiastic participation from select members of the dining program along with some special invitees which included notable names from different industries.

Some of the dignitaries who graced the occasion were:

Mr. Michael Hetzenecker - Managing Director, Sandborn Digital

Mr. Biswajit Chakraborthy - Managing Director, South India, Hotelivate

Mr. Hari Marar - Managing Director and CEO, Bangalore International Airport Limited

Mr. Shivram Warrior - Director, Future Seafood Asia

Mr. Vinod Naidu - Founder, NuStart Ventures

This enchanting evening was hosted by Aslam Gafoor, Brand Host - Dineout Passport along with Rakesh Sethi, General Manager at the Shangri-La, Bengaluru. Ms. Smriti Narendran, Brand Ambassador of Pernod Ricard, enthralled the guests by taking them along, on an interactive journey about the origin of single malt whiskey while also sharing some of her unique experiences along the way.

And what better way to complement a fascinating journey of single malt than by tasteful food? After all, that is the USP of Shangri-La. Its executive chef, Ashok Bandaru curated a special menu that blended with the incredible range of Pernod Ricard’s malts, which included Somme Faible De Shanghai, Gamberi Alla Griglia, Costolette di Agnello Alla Griglia E Pollo Nero, Crespelle and finishing it off with a star dessert Torta Caprese. These mouth-watering delicacies were paired with Scapa Glansa, Aberlour 12 YO and Aberlour 18 YO, allowing guests and members to appreciate how the elements of malts were just perfect with each delicacy.

For the uninitiated, Dineout Passport offers up to 40% flat discount, 1+1 on buffet along with invites to unique events at over two thousand restaurants including five star hotels, premium standalone outlets and hotel chains across twenty major cities. Dineout Passport’s partners include The Ritz Carlton, JW Marriott, The Lalit, Pullman, Novotel, Cafe Delhi Heights, Plum by Bentchair, Punjab Grill, SodaBottleOpenerWala and other renowned restaurants.

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