20th January 2012, www.news360.lk
Sri Lanka’s national carrier, Srilankan airlines has opened a restaurant in the capital city of Colombo.
The restaurant which has come up in the former Dutch hospital which is now converted to a restaurant and a shopping facility is named as “Semondu”.
The Airline says “semondu” was derived from the word “Simoundou”, an ancient name given for Sri Lanka by Ptolomy, the famous Roman mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and great poet.
“Semondu’s team of Chefs dish out an array of fusion cuisine, blending flavours, mixing and matching Asian and European cuisine, with an oriental touch” added a statement issued by the Airline.,
The Airlines city restaurant is operated by SriLankan Catering a fully owned subsidiary of SriLankan Airlines.
SriLankan Catering also manages the 24-room “Serenediva” Transit Hotel at the Katunayake International Airport, and also runs a state-of-the-art, mass-scale laundry facility which is capable of laundering up to 15,000 pieces per day.
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