Dhaka: The Westin Dhaka plans colourful festivities and mouth-watering Bengali food to welcome Bengali New Year 1426.
Seasonal Tastes, the buffet restaurant of the hotel, will be hosting a week long food festival Flavours of Bengal from April 14 – 19. The food festival will highlight the flavour of rich Bengali cuisine and various Bengali signature dishes to the international and local guests. From Shorshe Ilish to Chitol Maacher Kofta to Prawn Malai Curry to traditional Panta Ilish, guests will be offered many delicious Deshi dishes along with local rice based favourites such as Morog Polao, Khichuri and Kacchi Biryani.
An assortment of healthy bhortas, freshly squeezed juice, local pithas and Bengali sweets like Kheer Mohon, Chomchom, mixed Barfis and Rosogollas will be available in the Baishakhi buffet spread for the guests to enjoy throughout the festival.
Guests can enjoy the themed buffet during lunch and dinner on April 14 and from April 15 onwards, the themed buffet will be available only during dinner.
BOGO offer is available on selected cards for the food festival.
The hotel is also arranging a colourful Baishakhi Mela at its Grand Ballroom. The fair will feature cultural performances, kids play zone, magic shows, puppet shows, bioscope shows, fortune telling sessions, face painting and many stalls selling clothes, jewellery, toys and food.
The fair will be open to all guests from 11 am onwards on April 14.
Daily Treats, the ground floor café of the hotel, will be offering appetising street food such as Chotpoti, Phuchka, Jhalmuri, fresh fruit juice and many other munchies throughout the day.
To celebrate the Bengali New Year, exclusive Bengali sweets like Rosogollas, Chomchoms, Barfis among many other local sweets will also be available at Daily Treats. The prices of the sweet boxes start from BDT1800 net.
To make Baishakh celebrations more memorable, a Holiday Staycation room package is being offered to local guests from April 12-26. Guests can stay in Deluxe Rooms for BDT15,000 net per night with complimentary breakfast for two at Seasonal Tastes, complimentary usage of gym and swimming Pool, 25pc discount at spa and on food and beverage with late checkout till 4 pm.