Mumbai: Lite Bite Foods, one of the largest F&B retail company in the country, has tied up with IRCTC (The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) to offer scrumptious and high quality cuisines at a budget price to commuters travelling by Indian Railways. The services will be offered at New Delhi, Nizamudddin, Old Delhi and Delhi Cantt. railway stations. The tie up is a part of IRCTC’s endeavour to offer varied cusiness to passengers to choose from its newly launched e-catering service. Railway passengers can now relish the delicious north Indian thali by Street Foods by Punjab Grill.
A passenger can order either by logging on to IRCTC’s E-Catering website or through IRCTC’s toll-free number 1800-1034-139 and 0120-2383892-99 or an SMS to 139 giving details of their PNR and seat number.
Rohit Aggarwal, director, Lite Bite Foods said, “We are delighted to tie up with Indian Railways, we look forward to cater passengers across the country with best of our delicacies. Every passenger can now opt for his/her favourite cuisine, who earlier preferred to munch chips and biscuits than buying food on the train.” Sharad Sachdeva, CEO, Lite Bite Foods added, “We also plan to extend the service to more stations gradually and introduce kiosks of Lite Bite Foods’ core brands (Punjab Grill, Baker Street, Asia 7) at various railway stations.”
IRCTC has recently identified 1,144 more trains for extension of its e-catering service, which allows passengers to get the food of their choice from leading food chains delivered to their seat via online or SMS booking.
With this tie up, Lite Bite Foods has expanded its presence and entered the railways, the company was earlier awarded the food and beverage concessions at Mumbai Airport and New Delhi Airport and has set up Street Food by Punjab Grill, Baker Street and also operates various other brands at the airports such as – Pizza Hut, KFC, Krispy Kreme and 4700 BC.