Continuing with its commitment to provide best catering facilities to its customers, Western Railway persists to offer hygienic and quality food. A new food plaza unit has been opened at Churchgate station under IRCTC’s Food Track initiative.

According to a press release issued by WR CPRO Ravinder Bhakar, in its initiative to provide better passenger facilities at railway stations, a new Food Plaza Unit under IRCTC’s Food Track called ‘Gourmet Times’ was opened for passengers at Churchgate station by the IRCTC. Mukul Jain – Chief Commercial Manager (Freight Marketing), Alok Sharma – Chief Commercial Manager (Passenger Services) and Rahul Himalayan- Group General Manager of IRCTC remain present during the opening.

Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation is a subsidiary of the Indian Railways that handles the catering, tourism and online ticketing operations of the Indian Railways. IRCTC has awarded the license to operate and manage the Food Plaza Unit at Churchgate station to M/s Brandavan Food Products, which is an ISO 22000:2005 certified company. This Delhi based company has an experience of 20 years in the catering business and has been serving in Railway Catering since the last 10 years and at present has more than eight outlets pan India.

This outlet will run under the brand name ‘Gourmet Times’ and will serve North Indian, South Indian & Chinese cuisines. A host of catering facilities will be made available to the travelling public, including a cafeteria with quick service facility along with take away counter. From Domino’s Pizza to Bikaji Sweets, ‘Gourmet Times’ has a variety of food and quality food for passengers. Passengers can also enjoy fresh juices, shakes and lassi.

The food plaza has state-of-the-art equipment and modern ambience to meet growing expectations of passengers. Special care has been taken to comply with food safety standards. A digital display menu and option of digital payment makes the Food Plaza more efficient and on-the-go for a passenger who’s in rush to grab a bite. The railway administration always strives to provide the best possible amenities to passengers and emphasizes to ensure to make them better in the future.


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