Built around the 2Rs of Wellbeing, Restore and Renew, the program focuses on

healthy eating and mindfulness

The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts today announced the launch of their signature
wellness programme – Aujasya by The Leela aimed at redefining the road to
holistic wellbeing. A unique blend inspired by traditional and modern practices,
Aujasya by The Leela encompasses a collection of authentic experiences that build
vivacity and promote the vigour of life, built around the 2 Rs of Wellbeing – Restore
(Food) and Renew (Mindfulness). Taking origin from the Sanskrit word, Aujasya –
translated as beneficial to strengthening vitality or energy, this initiative will truly
allow guests to embrace an enriching and healthy lifestyle.
The brand has launched the first pillar, Restore (Food), in collaboration with
renowned nutritionist and food consultant, Dr. Ankita Jalori. The Leela has re-
imagined culinary experiences across the country by improving the nutritional profile
of food menus and offering healthy alternatives. Executive Chef, Simran Singh
Thapar at The Leela Palace Udaipur and Chef Rishabh Anand at The Leela Palace
New Delhi along with their culinary teams across the country have thoughtfully
curated menus to achieve the right balance between health needs and gastronomic
expectations by focusing on millets, lean proteins, low-fat dairy and whole grains.
Speaking about the launch, Mr. Anuraag Bhatnagar, Chief Operating Officer,
The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts said, “Challenges of the contemporary
world and our fast-paced lifestyles often pose a disruption for our overall health.
With Aujasya by The Leela, we are embarking on a lifelong commitment to holistic
wellbeing. Our first step with Dr. Jalori has paved the way for a renewed take on
food and nutrition. Her expertise in the field combined with her unmatched
experience has enabled us to brew signature dishes with a renewed nutritional focus.
We are delighted to begin this journey on such a meaningful note and will soon
expand our wellbeing offering as we build on the concept of the 2Rs of Wellbeing
with a signature touch of The Leela, while staying true to our brand ethos of placing
the guest at the centre of everything we do.”
Dr. Ankita Jalori, Food and Nutrition Consultant said, “Having worked in the
nutrition and food industry for over 20 years, I am delighted to work with The Leela
on conceptualizing Aujasya by The Leela. Today people have become more aware
and conscious of their wellbeing. Balancing nutrition with taste can be quite a
challenge. My science and knowledge and the skill and creativity of the Chefs at The
Leela have come together to create this unique brand program for The Leela and I
am thrilled to be a part of this wholesome project and look forward to its growth and

Aujasya by The Leela food menu includes wholesome and well-balanced dishes that
take into account nutritional values and food synergies. The exciting menu includes
dishes like Pearl Millet Pessaratu made with fiber and iron packed bajra; fermented
Sorghum Rava Idli; calcium and protein rich Sattu Paratha; Spinach And Himalayan
Millet Risotto combining the immunity-boosting power of spinach and Himalayan
millets; Raw Jackfruit Masala Curry with nutrient dense Khapli wheat flatbreads
satisfying a curry craving the healthy way; gluten free and antioxidant rich Quinoa
Biryani; antioxidant rich Ginger Millet Bread and Butter Pudding; Ragi Payasam and
Millet Pancakes and many more interesting dishes. (View menu: Breakfast | A la
Aujasya by The Leela doesn’t stop at food alone. The brand will continue to develop
the wellness initiative to be a visible and essential offering in all aspects of service,
wellness experiences, mindfulness and beyond. Through this unique program, The
Leela is committing to curating experiences that resonate with the evolving needs of
today’s discerning luxury traveler.

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