Koli Festival Commemorates Maharashtra’s Maritime Heritage At Sheraton Grand Pune

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Pune, 19th January 2024: Imagine entering a Koliwada, where the air is filled with the distinct aroma of fish and saltwater, complemented by the enticing scent of a piquant spice mix sizzling in hot oil. Shobha Mer, residing by Boisar Creek, offers a culinary experience that mirrors the rich Koli culture at Sheraton Grand Pune Bund Garden. The property invites you to revel in the vibrance of Maharashtra’s maritime heritage with the Koli Festival, a delightful ode to the traditional fishing community.

Immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of the state, accompanied by live folk music, fishing boats and natural shells

The thoughtfully curated menu by Executive chef Siddharth Noronha, alongside Mer, pays homage to the Koli community with an array of traditional delicacies and sumptuous seafood meals. Savor the flavours of the sea with delectable offerings like the Bombil Fry, Shimplya Bharit, Kekada Masala, Prawn Koliwada, Kolambi Bhaat to name just a few of the dishes!

Those with a sweet tooth can indulge in the traditional Puran Poli or Karanji, adding the perfect sweet note to this culinary journey.

So, this January, join us in savoring this cultural feast, where every dish tells a story of tradition, resilience, and the vibrant spirit of the Koli community only at the Sheraton Grand’s Koli Festival from 19th to 26th January!