IHCL unveils globally acclaimed Italian restaurant in Goa


Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), India’s largest hospitality company announced the launch of the globally acclaimed Italian restaurant, Paper Moon in Goa. This marks the debut of the brand in India, which will bring alive a slice of authentic Italian gastronomic tradition. Located in the historic settings of Taj Fort Aguada Resort and Spa, Goa, Paper Moon overlooks the 16th century Portuguese coastal fort and the Arabian Sea, offering guests a culinary experience with a view.

Speaking about the launch, Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL, said, “IHCL has a long-standing legacy of being a pioneer in introducing unique culinary concepts and cuisines, while offering guests the best-in-class dining experiences. We are delighted to partner with Ristorante Paper Moon S.R.L to bring the globally acclaimed Italian restaurant, Paper Moon, to India. With its marquee location at Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa, Goa, India’s first luxury beach resort, Paper Moon will offer authentic Italian cuisine in a vibrant contemporary atmosphere.”

Paper Moon, which opened its first restaurant in Milan in 1977, will present its trademark traditional Italian cuisine at its new outpost, which reflects Goa’s vibrant spirit. Crafted using the freshest produce, the menu at Paper Moon changes with the season. From truffle and porcini in fall to the freshness of avocado and mango in spring, the exquisite choice of ingredients will allow guests to experience a fresh variety of delicacies, every season. Guests can choose from a wide selection of wines and unique cocktails made with local ingredients to pair with popular dishes, and also indulge in a cafe offering Italian-quality coffee and hot beverages. Combined with the warmth of Taj’s legendary hospitality and service excellence, Paper Moon will bring alive the magic of a true Italian culinary experience in the heart of Goa.

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Speaking on the occasion, Claudio Bertoni and Stefania Galligani, Owners, Ristorante Paper Moon SRL said, “from the heart of Milan’s fashion district to the heart of India’s leading beach destination, Paper Moon has made its way across the globe for over four decades, brining live authentic Italian flavours. With its opening at Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa, Goa. Paper Moon is excited to introduce our legendary culinary experience in India, and we are delighted to partner with IHCL for the journey of the brand in India.” Born out of love for honest Italian cuisine, Paper Moon stands as a beacon of authenticity and epicurean delight at Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa, Goa.