North East India consisting of eight States namely Assam, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Tripura and Mizoram is home to over 100 ethnic tribes , subtribes and communities– each having its distinct characteristics , traditions and cuisines.
The Park hotel ( New Delhi) took the initiative of organizing the north east food festival: Expose North East in 2007. An eight day extravaganza, this festival was organized at Aqua-the poolside outdoor space in the hotel. there was an effort to create the ambience of north east with north eastern girl band Blue Corn adding to the ferver. Also organized simultaneously was an art and photography exhibition which took people to a pictorial journey of the region and also introduced some fresh talents.
In order to popularize the region and promote the cuisine, The Park hotel even introduced a few dishes and ingredients in the menus of their restaurants.