Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre an iconic dual property in hitech city spread over 15 acres, announced this afternoon amidst a grand ceremony, that it had completed the refurbishment it had begun a year ago. Having been one of the original pioneers of five star hospitality in Hyderabad, Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre now has new and contemporary designed rooms, vibrant restaurant upgrades, an elegant lobby and a spirited bar. The design elements and changes, speak to a more modern Hyderabad that has risen over time in the lifestyle index in the country and is home to a young aspirational population that seeks new offerings in line with international standards. The #FreshAsFirst campaign by them brings to the fore, a refreshed version of its experiences, packaged with a modern presentation and amalgamation of colours, warmth and signature Novotel occasions such as coming together over art, culture, music and family.
One of the significant changes at the property was the unveiling of their brand new restaurant – Food Exchange, an all day dining and social hub for discerning palates. Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre seeks to further deepen its impact in Hyderabad with the newly curated gastronomy offerings at Food Exchange, strengthening its decade long positioning in the market. The outlet is characterised by a social and interactive atmosphere with flexible seating options offering indoor casual and poolside outdoor seating. Live kitchens and conversations with the chef make this venue interactive and flamboyant, with an emphasis on freshness, local ingredients and organic produce.
With both western and Pan Asian cuisine on the menu, Food Exchange is a modern interpretation of food markets found across the globe and is reminiscent of places where local people in-the-know go to dine. Weekends at this outlet will leave you craving for more as it will offer elaborate buffets with extended Hyderabadi cuisine.
During the launch event Manish Dayya, General Manager, Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre and Hyderabad International Convention Centre said, “Our focus has been to redesign and innovate with the hotel premises in such a way, as to make it more attuned to new global and national trends, making it a hub of fresh experiences in the city. Over the years we have catered to discerning travellers, who expect Novotel hospitality for a myriad of occasions, appetites and budgets. Keeping this in mind we have incorporated and refurbished the hotel, to make it a destination for travellers, tourists, businessmen and local families. We have specifically looked at our gastronomy offerings through new menus, interactive sessions, increasing the breadth of our cuisine and including local Hyderabadi favourites. We look forward to hosting gourmands and specialists over the coming months.”
About the launch of the new outlet Gaurav Malhotra, Executive Chef, said, “Food Exchange will act as a hub for the coming together of conversations, specialisations, food innovations and the celebration of multi cuisines. The venue offers a casually elegant dining experience with a progressive approach to food creation and beverage innovations. The outlet will also feature artisanal desserts, familiar comfort food and other treats, all curated for the modern diner’s palate. For our more standard offerings, we seek to continue to maintain our position, as the best buffet in Hyderabad.”
The trendy yet casual outlet is designed to inspire an atmosphere rich with emotions. The concept of Food Exchange across Novotels is to blend local, regional and international ideas and recipes. Promising to bridge the gap between global and national cuisine, this brand new outlet in Hyderabad brings in varied flavours across the globe so that the guests can taste the best of world cuisine in one place.
The Bar has been given more chic and contemporary feel, making for a cheerful ambience. It has been transformed to target and attract the young crowd over weekends. Guests can look forward to innovative concepts and more interactive offerings.
Even with the modernised modifications, the five star dual property never ceases to amaze guests with its warm and trusted hospitality.