Dusit Devarana unveils Chi Ni
25th May 2015

Modern Chinese Fine Dining that celebrates Chinese cooking from the Heart

New Delhi, 25 May 2015: Dusit Devarana New Delhi announces the launch of its exclusive Chinese fine dining restaurant, Chi Ni which features an extensive menu of innovative fusion in oriental delicacies prepared with full respect towards tradition. Offering new age contemporary Chinese cuisine with live kitchen, spectacular view of the water bodies and warm and elegant interiors, Chi Ni is set to make its mark as one of the most interesting dining experiences in the capital city. Perfectly located between the historical attractions of New Delhi and corporate hub of Gurgaon, Chi Ni is the first of its kind restaurant under a tent canopy.

Perched atop a manicured hill overlooking the iconic stained glass boat created by Lek Bunnag amongst the setting of Dusit Devarana New Delhi, the restaurant design has been done by Bob Puccini. The restaurant also showcases the iconic artwork by Korean artist Park Seung Mo titled ‘illusion’ and is accessorised by Shanghai Tang. The 140-cover restaurant offers a chic and elegant vibe with private dining rooms, bar chairs, winery as well as cosy alfresco seating. The restaurant houses a live kitchen along with Chef’s interactive tables allowing guests a magnificent view of skilled chefs carefully preparing their favourite dishes.

Speaking on the launch of Chi Ni, Ankur Bhatia, Executive Director, Bird Group said, “We are delighted to bring Michelin star standards to the people of Delhi. Chi Ni has been conceived along with Bernard Yeoh, proprietor – Kai Mayfair with a vision to create Chinese haute cuisine through a repertoire of invention. Classics are prepared with full respect towards tradition, fusion comes with panache, plated with unique character and warmth. I am confident that Chef Ban and his team will soon set a new benchmark for gourmands for Chinese cuisine.”

Bernard Yeoh, Proprietor, Kai Mayfair said, “"Chi Ni's unique setting in a 6 metre tall climate-controlled tent, surrounded by a panoramic view of glistening pools of water and the shade from a thousand trees makes it the most desirable location in Delhi for a special meal. Chef Ban’s talented interpretation of Chinese cooking certainly forms a perfect match with the dramatic venue.”

The menu features vegetarian and non-vegetarian pre-fixed meals along with an elaborate A’ la carte menu. The chef recreates some classic dishes with mock meats in his own style.

Chi Ni Signature Dishes


Wasabi Mushrooms

Vegetarian Goose


Chilean Sea Bass

Soft shell crabs

About Chef Ban

Chef Ban with over 15 years of experience in the industry with Chinese modern cuisine, Szechuan Cold-Hot Cuisine, Hong Kong Cantonese Cuisine , Malaysian local cuisine and Singapore Chinese, has left his mark across continents lie Singapore and United Kingdom.

So, get ready to celebrate Chi Ni’s delectable oriental flavours amidst the nature’s lap. We bet you haven’t tried Chinese the Chi Ni way before.


Catering to the high-powered, discerning sophisticate, Dusit Devarana New Delhi is a significant niche offering that leverages DusitHotels and Resorts, Thailand’s leading premier hotel company’s rich cultural heritage and history of service excellence and Bird Group’s intellectual expertise as well as network to offer an intimate, high-end sanctuary experience. The resort reflects the ultimate in luxury and refinement, providing an enriching experience through artistic touch points and a modern yet timeless aesthetic.

Sprawling over eight acres of greens and water bodies including a 102 meter pool, encompassed by over 1000 luscious trees, it’s an ideal destination to rejuvenate your senses. Inspired by the ‘garden in heaven’ and nestled in complete solitude and serenity of nature, the Devarana Spa is the perfect pathway to ultimate luxury and relaxation.

Kiyan, the signature restaurant presents the best in world cuisine from its farm fresh produce, authenticity in taste and a picture perfect plate. The Iah Bar is also not just an architectural marvel but also a beverage connoisseur's destination with a host of mixology options, boutique brewery beers and new world wines.

Dusit Devarana New Delhi is perfectly located between the historical attractions of New Delhi and corporate hub of Gurgaon, the hotel provides business and leisure travelers a luxurious urban retreat in the heart of India. To find out more about Dusit Devarana New Delhi, please visit www.devarana.in

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