The atmosphere at Graze Kitchen at the Hilton Colombo is inspired by nature with organic sculptural features and warm natural earthen colour tones. One of the centrepieces of the contemporary design is the intriguing birds nest inspired chandelier. The restaurant has four distinct dining spaces that offer a diverse ambience with subtle mood lighting.
The show kitchen experience, featuring nine specialty chefs, is the hallmark of the Graze Kitchen. This is headed by Chef Chamlie Waidyaratne under the guidance of Hilton Colombo’s Executive Chef Kazi Hassan. Talented young Sri Lankan sous chefs work with specialty chefs to provide consistent cuisine to diners. Al fresco dining on the deck is perfect for a quieter experience away from the culinary action. There are also two private dining rooms designed with a different style and features to suit the specific occasions.
The show kitchen treats diners to an entertainingculinaryexperience,asthey select their own ingredients and watch chefs prepare their dishes to order. Chef Ong Yong at the Chinese show kitchen focuses on a selection of a different menu with traditional dishes with an innovative twist. At the India section, Chefs Chandan Das and Anil Raturi both bring to life the best of North Indian cuisine. Chefs Nopparat Teerapong and Nathathai Thongsumrit prepare traditional Thai favourites, while Vietnamese specialties are expertly made by Chef Khac Huan.
At the Japanese section, Chef Hikaru Takahashi dishes out Sushi and Sashimi. Chef Erkan Bostanci prepares succulent Shawarma, the complete Mezzeh and other favourites at the Turkish show kitchen. Amazing pizzas and other baked delights emerge from the Wood Burning Pizza Oven operated by Italian maestro Massimo Zampar. Chef Christy Anjana also bakes amazing breads.
The Western Mediterranean show kitchen also delights diners with its impressive rotisserie and prime cuts of beef, lamb and chicken all cooked a la minute.
The Graze Kitchen serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, while the midday session features a special Sri Lankan show kitchen sizzling with the island’s favourite flavours curated by Chef Amila Boteju. Diners can indulge on treats from across the globe at the dessert section carefully curated by Pastry Chef Ranjith Kapukotuwa.
On Saturdays and mercantile holidays, the restaurant serves Endless High Tea, which is a heavenly affair. For an elegant and interactively theatric dinner, Graze Kitchen promises to be a culinary venue with a twist.