Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Officially Launches OMango, Flavors Of India Unique Quick Casual Dining Establishment

AURORA/NAPERVILLE – The official ribbon cutting ceremony to welcome OMango, Flavors of India quick casual dining establishment to the western suburbs was the highlight of the occasion that brought together the two mayors, both Chambers of Commerce, area business people, family, and friends to the event.

The dignitaries, who warmly welcomed OMango, Flavors of India into its community of business families, on March 19 experienced the unique offerings of fresh, healthy, and craveable Indian food in the quick casual setting located at 1056 N Rt. 59, near the Route 59 METRA Station.

Doing the ribbon cutting honors were Naperville Mayor George Pradel and Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner, who were joined at the ceremony by Lynda Elmore, Aurora's 10th Ward alderman, and members and ambassadors from the Naperville Chamber of Commerce and Aurora Regional Chamber of Commerce.

“OMango is inspired by our time in India,” said Karen Powell, president and co-founder, OMango, Flavors of India. “We want to share with our guests the warmth of India and the flavors and food that we love eating.”

Powell and Sandeep Bhargava, executive chairman, OMango, Flavors of India, are both seasoned business executives and successful entrepreneurs with a wide range of experience in building and running global businesses. Powell and Bhargava share a strong passion for Indian food and culture with two other OMango, Flavors of India business partners, David Vick and Ravi Kumar.

“We have invested a lot of time in creating a quick casual dining experience that celebrates the diversity of India and the warmth of the Indian people,” Bhargava said. “At OMango, Flavors of India our focus is to make Indian food very mainstream and accessible for our customers.”

All of the fresh food is prepared in OMango, Flavors of India’s kitchen theater where guests can view the preparation of their meal. Guests can select from a variety of flavor journeys to customize their order including Masala, Hariyali, Mango-Coconut, and Vindaloo.

“The co-creator of OMango, Flavors of India’s menu is Chef Raj Gandhi,” Bhargava said. “Chef Gandhi has travelled throughout the world bestowing the best of Indian dining on guests of five-star hotels and high-end restaurants.

“I worked with Chef Raj to create a menu that is inspired by the energy, diversity and vibrancy of India,” Bhargava said. “On our menu, flavor is supreme, but it’s also very good for you, and low calorie.”

OMango, Flavors of India Wraps are a new way to enjoy Indian cuisine. The wraps are made by preparing fresh, 100 per cent whole wheat paratha breads and loading them with a variety of fillings based on traditional Indian flavors.

“Today, consumers are more conscious about their health and dining choices,” Gandhi said. "Most of OMango, Flavors of India’s original menu items are less than 500 calories. We use very little added oil and no cream or trans-fat. Nothing is fried.”

“Whether you join us for our unique baked Funjabi Samosas or pick up a wholesome dinner for the entire family, we hope the food at OMango, Flavors of India inspires, the environment energizes and all of the diversity and vibrancy of India invites you back again,” Bhargava said.

The opening celebration coincided with the Indian Holi Festival. “Holi celebrates springtime, and it’s a celebration of fun throughout India for all people,” said Powell. “We think it’s the perfect time to celebrate the opening of OMango.”

OMango, Flavors of India offers sit-down dining and curbside take-away service. Restaurant hours are from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Sunday-Thursday and 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Friday-Saturday. The phone number is (630) 449-5100. Visit OMango online at Like us on Facebook at Follow us on Twitter @eatOMango.

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