JAIPUR, INDIA--(Marketwire - Apr 2, 2012) - Jaipur Marriott was honored with three culinary awards at the recent Times Food Awards, also known as "Food Oscars." The hotel, well-known for its true to the palate food offerings created a mark at the ceremony and won three awards for best Italian food restaurant - Okra, best bakery -Jaipur Baking Company and best lounge -Lounge 18.

These awards were dedicated to felicitate culinary experts of the Jaipur City. The best of Jaipur's restaurants got recognition for their dedication towards the industry serving the best dining pleasures. Proudly, Jaipur Marriott won three awards in the first year of its operation in the city and has become one of the best convention center hotels in Jaipur, India, that offer quality food to satiate every palate.

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Pankaj Birla, General Manager of Jaipur Marriott said, "We are proud and excited to receive three awards for our outlets in the first year of our existence in the city. It is the dedication and great service of Marriott team which has brought such accolades to the hotel and of course to the patrons who gave us love and welcomed us into the city with great enthusiasm. At Jaipur Marriott, we are constantly endeavouring to provide quality service amidst a world-class ambience to our guests."

Best Italian Restaurant - Okra, all day dining restaurant, Jaipur Marriott - Okra
is a modern restaurant offering eclectic global cuisines. Okra ensures a memorable dining experience to every guest with unique, freshly, chef-crafted food while the vibrant and spiced up décor just adds to the charm.

Best Bakery - Jaipur Baking Company, Jaipur Marriott - Jaipur Baking Company is a place to indulge in the delightful ambience and sinful aromas of the freshly baked. One of the most exciting features of this restaurant in Jaipur is its interactive open bakery space, where chefs toss fresh salads and make mouthwatering muffins to entertain you. Also, the JBC allows the guests to create their own sandwiches with a wide variety of tempting combinations.

Best Lounge - Lounge 18, Jaipur Marriott - Lounge 18, the transition lounge bar at Jaipur Marriott Hotel, a unique feature at Lounge 18 is the play on the number '18', in which the outlet offers 18 varieties of signature teas and coffees, 18 wines by glass, 18 single malts & scotches and 18 hand-crafted cocktails. With its exceptional and enticing offerings, this exotic lounge is the perfect destination for wine and tea connoisseurs, business people and those just wishing to sit back and relax.

Addition to the skyline in the Pink City is the Jaipur Marriott Hotel. The property is a contemporary abode offering elevated experiences in the bustling capital of Rajasthan. The property offers 300 well-appointed rooms featuring Marriott signature Revive bedding, four fixture bathrooms, I-docks and plush interiors to make each stay memorable. The 43,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space and conference rooms in Jaipur, comprising of multiple breakaway venues and huge ballrooms make this hotel an ideal destination for meetings incentives conferences and events in the state. It also offers multiple fine dining options, set against beautiful, spacious backdrops, matched with authentic flavors to create that perfect setting for an unforgettable culinary experience. Recreation options include a fully equipped health club, outdoor swimming pool and the O2 Spa, a favorite among luxury spas in Jaipur. All in all, Jaipur Marriott is the perfect getaway for the business as well as leisure travelers.

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Pratiti Rajpal
Jaipur Marriott