~ A symphony of stars ~

JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar, a renowned culinary destination, is thrilled to announce an exclusive collaboration with One Michelin Star Awarded, IGNIV Bangkok from The St. Regis Bangkok and EKAA, Mumbai’s leading new-age dining venue, awarded as No. 93 in Asia by World’s Best Restaurants 2022 for an extraordinary culinary experience at Romano’s, listed in the prestigious Marriott International Asia Pacific’s Top 100 Restaurants and Bars 2022. This exceptional partnership brings together the expertise and creativity of award-winning restaurants, promising a memorable evening of gastronomic delights and innovation. Witness culinary brilliance and indulge in a sensory journey that transcends traditional dining experiences.

This exclusive dinner will take place on June 9th and 10th, 2023 at Romano’s, the city’s renowned Italian Specialty Restaurant. This unique event will showcase the remarkable talent of our acclaimed Executive Chef, Dane Fernandes and revered chefs, Chef David Hartwig, Head Chef, IGNIV and Chef Niyati Rao, Chef Partner at EKAA. With their combined expertise, guests can experience an exquisite menu that pushes the boundaries of culinary artistry. These extraordinary chefs will collaborate seamlessly, blending their talents and expertise to craft an exceptional dining experience that promises to delight the senses and elevate the art of food.

JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar, fabled for its culinary expertise, innovative offerings and noteworthy collaborations brings to Romano's the best of European cuisine. An experience crafted using local indigenous ingredients, with every dish unveiling a story. Throughout the evening, guests will be treated to a meticulously crafted multi-course meal that reflects the distinctive styles and influences of the culinary powerhouses. This collaboration will result in a truly remarkable fusion of flavors and textures, creating a culinary experience that is both innovative and harmonious. The thoughtfully crafted menu will feature Smoked Sturgeon - Caviar - Crème Fraiche, Goat Cheese - Cucumber – Tomatillo, Dumpling  + Duck, Butternut Squash - Kimchi – Sesame Kimchi Broth, Pearl Tribal Rice, Pickles, Mango Tarte and much more.

"Collaborating with Chef David and Chef Niyati for this exclusive dinner is an exciting opportunity for us to showcase the synergy and creativity that can emerge when great culinary forces come together," said Dane Fernandes, Executive Chef, JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar. "We believe that this alliance will offer our guests a truly unforgettable dining experience, one that celebrates the art of culinary innovation."

Chef David Hartwig, Head Chef of IGNIV Bangkok, said “We are excited to be a part of this special dinner which allows us to share our passion and culinary philosophy through IGNIV’s creative, handcrafted selections to distinguished guests in Mumbai. This collaboration with Chef Dane and Chef Niyati will surely introduce new dining experiences and create one-of-a-kind moments to those who join this exclusive gastronomic journey.”

‘Team Ekaa is a huge fan of Chef Andreas Caminada and Chef David Hartwig. We at Ekaa are super excited about collaborating with JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar and IGNIV Bangkok from The St. Regis Bangkok. It's a big honor to work alongside these esteemed chefs that have received accolades and recognition for their exceptional dining experiences. We want to say a big thank you to Chef Dane Fernandes, Executive Chef, JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar, who has always been my mentor and for making this collaboration possible. He has given us the opportunity to indulge in the artistry and passion that lies at the heart of our culinary craft, and I am confident that this collaboration will leave a lasting impression for our patrons!’ says Niyati Rao.

The elegant ambiance, impeccable service, renowned beverage flair and award-winning cuisine combine to create a truly unforgettable experience for our discerning guests. Embark on a gastronomic adventure like no other, where boundaries are pushed, flavors are celebrated, and memories are made.

Reasons to experience the Four Hands Dinner:

  • A GLOBAL EXPERIENCE - Finest European cuisine from across the globe served at Romano's, listed In the prestigious Marriott International Asia Pacific’s Top 100 Restaurants and Bars 2022
  • CULINARY EXPERTISE - Award-winning chefs, collaborating to curate a meal experience like never before. A showcase of culinary artistry and finest beverages
  • TASTE SOMETHING NEW -  Native Local and Unique Global ingredients
  • WORTH THE HYPE - Fine Dining, that's worth the hype and recognized by many


~ A symphony of stars ~

  • Date: June 9th and 10th 
  • Time: 7.00 PM
  • Price: INR 12,000 plus taxes, per person

About JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar

JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar offers effortless elegance and sophistication. Just a short drive from Mumbai’s international and domestic airport, the luxury hotel makes for an ideal destination for business and stay. Our 5- star hotel accommodation features 588 spacious rooms with pillow - top beds, marble bathroom and high speed Wi-Fi, as well as generous work desks and 24-hour room service. Our hotel’s dining options reflect the city’s rich culture and culinary tradition. Romano’s, JW Cafe and AUTM - JW Lounge showcase the gastronomic prowess of the talent we have at JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar. Our 95,781 sq.ft. of indoor and outdoor conventional spaces are a blend of beauty, authentic hospitality and world - class audio visual services. Spa by JW, the first of its kind in the Asia Pacific, extends a host of therapies so one can experience holistic wellness. 

About IGNIV Bangkok, The St. Regis Bangkok

Ever since its launch in 2020, IGNIV Bangkok continues to provide modern European cuisine with fine dining sharing experiences, featuring handcrafted dishes in a cozy, intimate atmosphere. The first IGNIV to open outside of Switzerland, IGNIV Bangkok was awarded its first Michelin Star in the 2022 and retaining its Star in 2023 edition of Michelin Guide Thailand. The kitchen team at IGNIV Bangkok is led by Head Chef David Hartwig, a longtime collaborator of Chef Andreas and formerly one of his most promising talents at three-Michelin starred Schloss Schauenstein in Fürstenau, Switzerland. 

About EKAA, Mumbai

Nestled in the old-world charm of Fort, Mumbai, Ekaa sports a new-age dining experience with an experiential menu and a carefully woven ingredient-led story. Instead of a cuisine, the hero at Ekaa is the ingredient–pushed to its full potential to give you something unique and unexpected. An homage to the memories, journeys, and travels of Ekaa’s diverse team, each dish on the menu tells you a story.

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