SOURCE: Marriott International

Marriott International

June 08, 2012 13:59 ET

JW Marriott Mumbai Luxury Hotel Brings the Celebrated Arola - Restaurant & Bar to Asia

Two Star Michelin Chef Sergi Arola's New Restaurant & Bar Opens Doors on 9th June 2012

MUMBAI, INDIA--(Marketwire - Jun 8, 2012) - JW Marriott Mumbai partners with two star Michelin Chef Sergi Arola to bring his sublime Arola brand to India. This chic lifestyle destination will offer guests the exclusive flavours of authentic Catalan cuisine and is slated to be the most anticipated announcement in the city's gastronomic scene and one of the premier restaurants in Mumbai.

Since its inception 10 years earlier, JW Marriott Mumbai has set the standard for contemporary luxury, warm hospitality and exclusive dining experiences among five star hotels in Mumbai. Speaking on the launch of the new restaurant, Thomas Guss, General Manager, JW Marriott Mumbai said, "There is a perceptible movement underway with guests now familiar with exotic cuisines; they want preparations that are new and different, authentic in flavour and reminiscent of their last holiday abroad. JW Marriott Mumbai has earned an iconic status over the years in Mumbai and has always been at the forefront of culinary excellence. We aim to continue providing an upscale dining experience that our guests have grown accustomed to. Superlative service in a lifestyle environment that is the hallmark of a memorable time, will make Arola, restaurant and bar, one of Mumbai's gastronomic landmarks."

Chef extraordinaire Sergi Arola is a bold, irrepressible culinary trend-setter. A definitive proponent of Spanish heritage, Sergi will delight guests with gourmet Spanish cuisine at the Mumbai luxury hotel. A chef who weaves stories of his homeland into his food, his explosive talent has earned him two Michelin stars and he is the proud owner of six celebrated restaurants around the world bringing the first ever outlet to Asia here in India.

Speaking on the occasion, Sergi Arola said, "India is on the brink of a culinary revolution. I am very excited about bringing the Arola experience to India. The menu will include specially selected mix of all the popular dishes from Arola restaurants all over the world, while also creating signature items for Mumbai. The aim is to surprise the Indian audience with eclectic European cuisine designed especially for their increasingly discerning palate. JW Marriott Mumbai with its location and hospitality philosophy is the perfect fit for an Arola experience."

Arola will offer a unique culinary concept by the chef called 'Pica Pica' -- a style of dining where a variety of creative dishes are served on a platter for all to share. The food will be presented on small beautiful ceramic, glass and stone plates. The cocktail couture at interactive the bar will prominently offer over 30 varieties of Gin. Classic Cocktails, Gin and Tonic as well as the Martini, popularly made from Gin, form the signature feature of the beverage list. The inimitable Arola service style and home-produced ingredients will add to the entire experience. Chef Manuel Oliveira Seller - Chef de Cuisine will oversee the restaurant operations that will ensure a seamless blend of the ambience and experience that "Arola" stands for.

A key aspect of the restaurant is contemporary lounge music with distinctive Spanish and Latin influences. Exclusively put together by DJ Lloyd, the music adds to the ambience and is instrumental in transforming the space into a chic lounge as the night wears on at this Juhu Beach hotel.

A few key highlights of the restaurant are:
Cocktail Couture - Gin: Arola is all set to revolutionize the city's cocktail culture with Mumbai's largest selections of Gin in the city.
Breathtaking View: Arola offers breathtaking views of the Arabian Sea through the open terrace
Exclusive: Arola, where the accomplished enjoy the seclusion of three private dining rooms while still being in sync with the rest. The solarium as well as the main restaurant allows you experience a sense of comfort in exclusivity.
Signature preparations: Sample Chef Sergi Arola's signature preparations which include Patatas bravas ("Bravas de AROLA", deep fried potatoes filled with a spicy tomato sauce and topped with aioli), Sardinas (Marinated fillets, with "Huevas de Arenque", tomato and toasted bread), Filet Mignon (Knife cut steak tartar, with a soy sauce and wasabi infusion and crunchy onions), Tomates Maduros (Served as a salad, tossed with extra virgin olive oil, marinated tuna and black Alentejo olives) and Gambas (Prawns sautéed with garlic, chili and parsley).

Open All days
Seating Capacity
- 12 bar seating, 3 live counter seating, 20 al fresco, 48 restaurant seating
Dress Code - Smart casuals (open footwear, short pants, and sleeveless shirts for men not allowed)
Entry Age - Above 21 years only

About JW Marriott Hotel Mumbai

The JW Marriott Hotel Mumbai is five-star luxury hotel located on Juhu Beach providing guests with meticulous accommodations and unsurpassed service. Overlooking the Arabian Sea, this impressive business hotel's Mumbai location makes it an inspirational choice for professional gatherings, corporate retreats and grand social extravaganzas. Offering an extensive list of lavish guest rooms and spacious hotel suites, travelers are pampered with only the finest l amenities for a captivating hotel experience.

Contact Information

    Ms. Niharika Wandrekar
    JW Marriott Mumbai
    Email Contact
    022 66933043


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