'We serve what we grow'
Different hotel groups have indulged in the art of producing organic fruits and vegetables within their premises or nearby areas, which can be served to the guests.
The pioneer of this practice is The Lalit Hotel (an enterprise of the Bharat Hotels Ltd). Their hotels in different parts of the country, are inculcating this practice with the motto ‘We serve What We Grow’.
In God’s own country Kerala, The Lalit Resort & Spa Bekal, has initiated a drive to grow their own herbs, fruits and vegetables.
They proudly own the organic vegetable gardens and they use latest farming technologies. They also grow precious herbs that is used for ayurvedic treatment. Rejuve - The Spa offers ayurvedic massage therapies with honey, fresh Coconut, Sandal powder, Aloevera juice, Turmeric, Lemon grass, pure milk, medicinal rice etc.
In Goa, the property which is called The Lalit Golf & Spa Resort, is endowed with lush green gardens and sprawling organic farms, spread over 88-acres. Other than the golf and spa, this resort is also famous for its scrumptious cuisines and freshness of food.
To promote well being, they initiated a drive to grow herbs, fruits and vegetables across their hotels. They proudly say, “We serve what we grow”. The Lalit Golf & Spa Resort Goa also own organic vegetable gardens.
They grow different varieties of fruits and vegetables such as coconut, mangoes, cinnamon, lemon grass, papaya, and seasonal vegetables such as chillies, brinjal, rocket leaf lettuce, raddish, okra, red spinach, tomato and pumpkin. There are about 1,250 coconut trees and the same number of mango trees that keeps the area green.
A destination of inspiration and calm, The Lalit Temple View Khajuraho, is nestled in the shadow of Khajuraho —a UNESCO world heritage site. Other than the architectural delight and great services, this hotel is also famous for its scrumptious cuisines and freshness of food. The secret of The Lalit’s delectable dishes lies in the quality of its raw material.
The Lalit Temple View Khajuraho overlooks nine acres of beautifully manicured vegetable gardens.
They grow fruits and vegetables such as Papaya, Banana, Mango, Cherry Tomato, Cauliflower, Cabbage, Ridge Gourd, Spinach, Egg Plant, Green Chilly, Broccoli, Ice berg lettuce, Coriander, Zucchini, Red Cabbage in their gardens.
Thus, the menu at the hotel boasts of aromatic and flavoursome dishes. The art of dining has been perfected by blending the finest flavours and design elements.