H. E. President Uhuru Kenyatta Launches Nairobi Street Kitchen Culinary Experience

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His Excellency the President Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta today launched the Nairobi Street Kitchen (NSK), Nairobi’s newest and most unique dining experience. The first street kitchen of its kind in Kenya, NSK  incorporates an eclectic collection of restaurants, bars and entertainment spaces setting the perfect mood for any occasion.

Speaking at the launch event at NSK, Mpaka Road, Westlands , Group CEO of Simba Corp, Mr. Dinesh Kotecha said, “We are  extremely pleased to unveil the long-awaited innovative street food market.  It is the first of its kind in Kenya as it incorporates a kaleidoscope of culinary adventure of 11 different cuisines including Mexican, South East Asian, Portuguese, Indian street food presented in fun, expressive and creative setting.  Our Passion brings out the best in us and we don’t just satisfy our customers – we delight them with every visit!

In his remarks, the President  congratulated NSK  for being  innovative and creative to add a unique culinary experience to the hospitality industry. The Ministry of Tourism is encouraging Kenyan destinations to market their experiences to the world.

In 2020 Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife Tourism Research Report to measure the impact of COVID-19 on the local tourism sector which was disrupted by unprecedented drop in hotel demand leading to closure of most hotels and job losses. This was due to cancellation of meetings, conferences, accommodation and exhibitions. Since August, 2020 when international flights were opened up the hospitality industry is recovering. The government is encouraging tourism experiences like NSK to energise the industry,  rise from the ashes and thrive again as restrictions are loosened up and economy  open ups. 

L-R His Excellency, President Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta unveils a plaque at the launch event of Nairobi Street Kitchen’s collection of restaurants held on Wednesday 21st December, 2021. Looking on is Director General of Nairobi Metropolitan Services, Major General Abdalla Badi and Group CEO Dinesh Kotecha (Right).

Through its food production and hospitality, NSK is providing employment to Kenyans, which according to Statista the unemployment rate stood at 6.6 percent in the first quarter of 2021 against 5.4 percent in the previous quarter.

Nairobi Street Kitchens is an exceptionally artsy setting and can host musical experiences, party nights, family meals for a lazy Sunday and flea markets. It’s the perfect spot to sit in for a business lunch or romantic dinner and most certainly a nice spot to catch a drink afterwork and on weekends.

For more info on Nairobi Street Kitchen  visit https://nairobistreetkitchen.com/

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ABOUT NAIROBI STREET KITCHEN

Inspired by innovative and creative dining concepts from around the world, Nairobi Street Kitchen is a thrilling street-food market style experience where you can stroll through global food and drink offerings, shop from pop-up shops, or indulge your senses with our hosted live bands and thoughtfully curated local art murals..