Signature dish at GVK Lounge Mumbai by Chef Rajesh Shetty

Signature dish at GVK Lounge Mumbai by Chef Rajesh Shetty, Executive Chef, GVK Lounge by Travel Food Services.


Seared Scallops with Squash Puree and Parsley Gremolata by Chef Rajesh Shetty, Executive Chef, GVK Lounge by Travel Food Services (TFS)



100 gm Scallops

10 ml lemon juice

2 gm salt


Squash Puree

50 gms Pumpkin

20 gms Carrot

10 gm Butter

10 gm sliced onions

2 sprig Thyme

5 gm garlic

100 ml water

Salt to taste

White Pepper to Taste


Parsley Gremolata

20 gems parsley

5 gms fried garlic

Few Lemon Zest

Salt to taste


Pickled Onions

2 no’s spring onion white

20 ml beetroot water

5 ml vinegar

10 gm sugar



  1. Heat Butter in a pan, add sliced onions and chopped garlic, Sauté till Translucent, Add thyme.
  2. Add cut pumpkin and carrots cook till slight caramelization occurs.
  3. Add water and cook till the vegetables are soft. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Puree the veg mix in the mixer.
  5. Prepare pickled onions by blanching the onions in warm water and then immersing in the Beetroot water with vinegar and sugar.
  6. Marinate the scallops with Lemon juice , salt and pepper
  7. Sear the scallops in a hot pan for 15 second on each side and then finish in the oven for 2 minutes.
  8. For Parsley Gremolata, chop the Parsley add in fried garlic, Lemon Zest and Seasoning
  9. Arrange on a plate with Squash puree, topped with Cooked Scallops, Parsley Gremolata and Red Onions
About Travel Food Services:
Travel Food Services is India’s leading travel food and retail company with over 2

 spread across 19 cities

. It is committed to transforming the travel experience in India through its award winning customised concepts via three touch points – airports, railways and highways.

With major concessions across key airports including Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata and Bengaluru, TFS has been transforming travel experience for over 75 million passengers every year

. In addition to airport lounges, and airport F&B and retail outlets, TFS

also operates Raildhabas across railway stations like Pune,

 Agra,Vizag, Vijayawada and Madurai. The company also owns and manages a first-of-its-kind executive lounge in India at Vishakhapatnam Railway Station.

TFS has also partnered with SSP Plc UK, which brings 50 years of rich experience of the global travel retail market.

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