The MIT food court is a favourite place for students, with its comfortable centralised air conditioned interiors, a variety of options to choose from, and most important, healthy and hygienic food, all under a single roof.
The food court at Kamath Circle (KC) is popular as it caters to a range of palettes, from students, to faculty members and staff.
It has two levels:
- Level 1, the mess with a seating capacity of 1,200, run by Chef on Wheels.
- Level 2, with five counters, with a variety of cuisines.
- General Manager: Edwin Castelino
- Head of Chefs: Dinesh Pilliyil (head chef of Taj Group of Hotels, Bangalore)
- Chef Ravi George (Chef at The Oberoi, ITC group of Hotels)
- The mess has 840 members, and food for a day costs about Rs 75 for a member.
- There are separate areas for washing, cutting, storing and cooking, thus ensuring smooth operation.
- The kitchen has sophisticated equipment, on par with well-established restaurants.
- A walk-in cooler for storing fresh vegetables and food items.
- Meat is stored separately at a temperature of -100C.
- Hygiene is the top-most priority in every section of the kitchen.