CHANDIGARH, INDIA--(Marketwire - Jan 17, 2012) - JW Marriott Chandigarh was conferred top honors at the prestigious - 'Times Food Awards' in Chandigarh recently, also known as 'Food Oscars.' The Chandigarh luxury hotel, well-known for its true to the palate food offerings, created a mark at the ceremony and bagged three awards for best Italian food restaurant -- Oregano, best bakery -- Chandigarh Baking Company (CBC) and best all day dining -- Café@JW.

These awards were dedicated to felicitate culinary experts of the Chandigarh city. The best of Chandigarh's restaurants got recognition for their dedication towards the industry serving the best dining pleasures. Times Food Awards Chandigarh 2012 celebrated the best in the city's food industry in a gala evening at JW Marriott. The event also unveiled the first edition of Times Food Guide 2012, Chandigarh which was released by the venerated father-son duo of Milkha Singh and Jeev Milkha Singh.

At the 5 star hotel in Chandigarh, guests can indulge in a culinary experience like no other. Featuring everything from eclectic Italian delicacies to an extensive international buffet, JW Marriott Chandigarh is sure to please your palate. Treat yourself to whiskies from around the world at Whisky 111 for a unique experience or taste authentic Indian dishes at Saffron, one of the finest restaurants at Chandigarh.

About JW Marriott
JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of exceptional properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. These elegant hotels and resorts cater to today's sophisticated, self-assured travelers, offering them the quiet luxury they seek in a warmly authentic, relaxed atmosphere lacking in pretense. JW Marriott properties artfully provide highly crafted, anticipatory experiences that are reflective of their locale so that their guests have the time to focus on what is most important to them. Currently, there are 52 JW Marriott hotels in 22 countries; by 2014 the portfolio will encompass 76 properties in 28 countries.

About Marriott International Inc. (NYSE: MAR): is a leading lodging company with more than 3,500 lodging properties in the United States and 66 other countries and territories. Marriott International operates and franchises hotels under the Marriott, JW Marriott, The Ritz-Carlton, Renaissance, Residence Inn, Courtyard, TownePlace Suites, Fairfield Inn, SpringHill Suites and Bvlgari brand names; develops and operates vacation ownership resorts under the Marriott Vacation Club, Horizons by Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Club and Grand Residences by Marriott brands; operates Marriott Executive Apartments; provides furnished corporate housing through its Marriott ExecuStay division; and operates conference centers. The company is headquartered in Bethesda, Md., and had approximately 151,000 employees at 2007 year-end. It is ranked as the lodging industry's most admired company and one of the best companies to work for by FORTUNE®, and has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the 2007 Sustained Excellence Award and Partner of the Year since 2004. In fiscal year 2007, Marriott International reported sales from continuing operations of $13 billion. For more information or reservations, please visit our web site at

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Pooja Singh
JW Marriott Hotel Chandigarh