Celebrates Month long Monsoon Food Fiesta at the food court with Actress Shayantani Guhathakurta
News Desk, News Nation 360: Acropolis Mall, India’s one of the leading premier shopping destination has witnessed a gradual increase in footfall after completing one month since the mall reopened on June 8. To celebrate the arrival of the rain god, Acropolis Mall is celebrating one-month long monsoon food fiesta at the food court with brands offering delectable dishes and special monsoon discount to draw the crowd. Actress Sayantani Guhathakurta graced the Monsoon Food Fiesta at Acropolis mall and tasted the specially curated recipe christened Sizzler Momo by WoW Momo. Like WoW Momo all other brands at Acropolis food court like Burger King, Taco Bell, KFC, Subway, Drunken Monkey have been rustling up delicious items and providing special offers to the customers during this monsoon. Subway – is offering Veg Seekh Kabab Sub & Corn and peas Sub - 15% discount while KFC is offering - 5 Leg pieces @ 350/-. Drunken Monkey is offering - Smoothies (especially immunity booster like cucumber and Sandwiches starting from Rs. 99/- at almost a 40% discount. Drunken Monkey has also rustled up special CUCUMBER COOLER – an immunity booster drink especially for COVID situation: Cucumber cooler is rich in vitamins and minerals and is great for hydrating and boosting immunity. It is made with cucumbers and watermelon and is very easy to make. Cucumber is loaded with vitamin K, vitamin C, magnesium, potassium, manganese and vitamin A.Watermelon is rich in vitamins and minerals like Vitamin Vitamin A, Potassium, Magnesium, Vitamins B1, B5, B6. Taco Bell specially prepared Naked Chicken Taco Meal that includes one Mild Naked Chicken Taco, one packet of Mexican fries and one beverage of choice. The fine-dining restaurant Chili’s also has also joined the bandwagon offering a meal at just Rs 399. Actress Sayantani Guhathakurta told it is quite heartening to see different types of lip-smacking food items and immunity booster as well during this time. The special menu at the food court is mouth-watering. She thinks people can come and enjoy their favourite monsoon delicacy here taking all safety measures and celebrate life which is the need of the hour in the new normal situation. The first-month post unlocking, the footfall in the malls of Kolkata is satisfactory. Although the footfall level is almost 50% compared to the normal, still considering the travel restrictions, cinema
and bars not being open, the numbers are encouraging. Those who are visiting are also coming with a positive mindset of doing some shopping. Sushil Mohta, Chairman, Merlin Group, told, malls are just not a place for buying and selling, but it is a place for people to socialize, spend some good time with their friends over a cup of coffee. It is also noteworthy that all the malls in Kolkata are following a strict protocol for hygiene and safety of the visitors and the visitors are also cooperating with the mall authorities. With the stringent hygiene and safety protocol, their Acropolis Mall has ensured that none of its Patrons, Employees and Vendors are infected by COVID 19. K Vijayan, General Manager, Acropolis Mall, told despite the pandemic gloom and fresh lockdown for 15 days in Kolkata, denizens of Kolkata are gaining confidence to visit the Acropolis mall for shopping and eating which is a very positive sign for them. The footfall has increased by 35% in the last one month and the weekend footfall is up by 50%. They are witnessing serious shoppers at the mall and conversion rate is almost 100%.
Report: Anustup Kundu