- Children of Pathchala celebrated the Yuelide season at the Bakery festival at Acropolis Mall
• Celebrate with the “Flavours of Bakery”, the Bakery Festival from 22nd to 25th December, 2022
December 22,2022 : The countdown to the Merry Christmas has started in the right earnest with the Bakery festival at Acropolis Mall. Acropolis Mall has hosted its fourth edition of Bakery Festival today in association with Friends FM and Bhoj Adda.
Christened “Flavours of Bakery” – the festival would treat cake lovers with an array of innovative cakes, pastries and ice cream. Brands like The Cake Boutique, Khadure, Royale Confectioners, Flurys, Cakelicious, Mambo’s , Turkisyano m Choco Fantasy and The Lalit great Eastern are all set to lure foodies with their assortment of yuletide treat. in “The Flavours of Bakery”, the bakery festival being held in Acropolis Mall to cater to the sweet tooth of foodies. The appetizing aroma of freshly baked cakes, muffins, cupcakes and more also are inviting foodies and people of Kolkata to treat their palate with their favourite desserts in endless variety. The Bakery Festival “Flavours of Bakery” is on from 22nd December to 26th December between 12 noon and 10 pm .
Actress Sayantani Guhathakurta graced the occasion and inaugurated the festival with K Vijayan, GM , Acropolis Mall , Rukmini Paul, President, Pathchala today. The event started with the Christmas carol and dance by the children of Pathchala , an NGO working for poor children in and around Kalighat. The festival turned intereting with a cake eating contest among the children of Pathchala for one minute. Mr. K Vijayan, GM , Acropolis mall also presented Christmas goodies to the children on behalf of Merlin Group. To add to the spirit , The mall has Decked in Christmas décor.
The brands have displayed a wide array of cakes, pastries, cookies , ice creams.The Lalit Great Eastern is selling their special dessert delicacies apart from their all time favourite Dundee cake and Plum cake. like Cakelicious boasts of their Strawberry Tart, Chocolate Eclair and French Vol Au Vent besides cakes and pastries. Choco Fantasy is rejoicing in their Caramel filling Chocolate and Fresh Strawberry Dip apart from other assortment. Turkisyano is presenting their exotic Biryani ice cream and Red Velvet Oreo ice cream . Flurys are here with their popular Fruit Cake and Plum cake. The cake Boutique is all set to lure foodies with their Christmas plum cake and some other varieties like tea cake, carrot cake , chocolate cupcakes. Mango pastries and cookies besides a host of other assortments. Mambo’s are also not trailing behind with a plethora of options ranging from trendy jar cakes , softy Moussue jars to cutie cupcakes and Boldy Brownies, yummy tarts , refreshing coolers in different flavours. Besides snackers like Big Burger and Pizza slice are also there.
In short , the festival is for everyone who loves gorging on baked delicacies!
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. K Vijayan, GM, Acropolis said , “ Christmas is only three after 74 hours and we are all set to enjoy the yuletide season with a vengeance after pandemic. We at Acropolis Mall have been organizing flavours of bakery for the last 3 years. This is the 4th year and we hope guests would enjoy their winter shopping spree and also enjoy the freshly baked cakes. We chose this occasion to celebrate the merry Christmas and share our joy with the little children of Pathchala in an humble way. It is heartening to see them enacting the Christmas carol and enjoying cake eating . We at Acropolis Mall are offering children and their families to enjoy their Christmas here . Our Brands are doling out sops on their winter merchandizes. We wish our valuable guests a merry Christmas and happy new year.”
Mrs. Rukmini Paul from Pathchala , expressed her gratitude towards Acropolis Mall and Merlin Group for presenting such a lovely Christmas evening to the children today. Merlin Group has already provided its support on education of the children.
Pathchala is a non-profit organization located in Kalighat and it works for the less privileged children in and around Kalighat. The children of Pathchala enjoyed the freshly baked cakes and sweets baked
About Acropolis Mall : Recognised as the most energy efficient mall ,Acropolis Mall is one of the state-of-the-art malls in Kolkata that houses over 62 renowned brands in apparel, electronics, consumer durables, electronic gazettes, jewellery, luggage, cosmetics, grocery items, food items, salon and beauty care products . The shopping mall is the right retail mix layered with various kinds of retail zones. The mall with its four screen multiplex, spacious food court, fine dining restaurants, family and children entertainment zone is an apt destination for families to enjoy shop and dine.
Developed by Merlin Group, the leading real estate group of India, Acropolis mall was inaugurated on 25th September,2015. It is an iconic architectural masterpiece with an elegant elevation covered with a glass façade which spread over a sprawling area of 4.50 lakh sq ft with five level parking facilities. The mall has been frequented by over 1.20 lakh visitors every week .
It has been conferred with a clutch of laurels since its inception which bear testimony to its quality and service. The mall has been conferred with the Encon 2021 for energy conservation from the British Hi commissioner.The other awards include “ Most admired shopping centre of the year (east) in 2018 by Images”, “Best Retail Project of the year 2018-19 by Images”, “ Certified Green Building By IGBC “, 4-Star Energy Conservation Award 2020 by Encon”. The mall is also recognized by CNBC Awaaz Real Estate Awards –East Zone ,2019 as the Best Retail Project in east zone. Acropolis mall is the first mall in Kolkata to have installed a state-of-the-art Firefighting kiosk with rescue Equipment in keeping with its commitment to the advisory to Indian Institute Of Architect. The facility was inaugurated by Shri Jagmohan, , IPS, Director General, West Bengal Fire & Emergency Services, Govt of West Bengal in presence of Shri Sushil Mohta, Chairman, Merlin Group. The kiosk will serve the neighboring area as well.
The mall has been housing several interesting events, fashion shows, cultural fest and launch of popular films over the last five years. Acropolis mall has become one of the most popular destination malls to reckon with in right spirit.
The mall has also contributed to the community as a responsible corporate citizen. It has undertaken an initiative to collect old clothes for underprivileged children and old people living in the vicinity of Ruby Hospital and presented the clothes to Kolkata Society for Cultural Heritage for them. The mall has provided space to self-help group women representing economically backward section to display and sell handmade environment friendly Rakhis to people.