Nations Trust Bank American Express partners with Gourmet Galle

Nations Trust Bank American Express partners with Gourmet Galle

06th February 2024

The culinary adventure, Gourmet Galle takes center stage every weekend until March 30th along the South Coast of Sri Lanka. The gastronomic extravaganza is presented by Nations Trust Bank American Express and is courtesy of the Galle Literary Festival. Featuring 12 renowned international chefs, including Peter Kuruwita, Karan Golkani, and Mark Hix, who will host exclusive dinners and masterclasses, the event is expected to be a unique culinary delight hosted at fine boutique hotels, private villas, and hotels along Sri Lanka’s South Coast.

The international chefs visiting Sri Lanka offer a variety of cuisines which they excel in. #AmexForFoodies can enjoy both local cuisine inspired menus by chefs such as Cynthia Shanmugalingam and O Tama Carey as well as Indian, South East Asian and British inspired cuisine by international chefs. The events of the Gourmet Galle food festival are said to be fun-filled and appetizing.  

The international chefs offer unforgettable dining experiences each weekend, curating menus inspired by and showcasing locally sourced ingredients and spices, while on Sundays, the Galle Fort is the location of culinary masterclasses by the visiting chefs in a pop-up kitchen. Those holding Masterclass tickets can take the opportunity to learn the art of culinary.

All American Express Cardmembers both local and overseas can reserve tickets for dinner and/or masterclasses via for the foodie festival. "Nations Trust Bank American Express is pleased to partner with Gourmet Galle as its title sponsor. This exciting initiative is well in line with the enticing lifestyle and travel experiences that we offer our American Express Cardmembers. As part of ‘Amex for Foodies’, our dedicated dining and culinary experiences platform, Gourmet Galle not only promises the chance to savour a range of exquisite dining experiences, but it also offers adventure and an enjoyable opportunity to explore the beauty of Sri Lanka. Each venue, promises to host a unique experience with partnerships such as this, we aim to promote Sri Lanka as a preferred destination for foreign travelers which in turn will boost our economy", Nations Trust Bank Head of Cards, Niluka Gunatilake said.

Tickets for Gourmet Galle dinners or masterclasses can be reserved via

Nations Trust Bank PLC serves a diverse range of customers across Consumer, Commercial and Corporate segments through multi-channel customer touch points spanning both physical and digital. The Bank is focused on digital empowerment through cutting-edge digital banking technologies, and pioneered FriMi, Sri Lanka’s leading digital banking experience. Nations Trust Bank PLC is an issuer and sole acquirer of American Express Cards in Sri Lanka with market leadership in the premium segments.

Nations Trust Bank American Express partners with Gourmet Galle