With things crawling back to normalcy, easing of businesses and increasing footfall in bustling Ukhrul town, the inaugural program for the official launch of SAM Food Court was held on Monday at 4 PM.
The newly launched SAM Food Court, first of its kind consists of five food counters catering different variety of food in town is located at Khayi Building, upstairs UCO bank, Viewland.
The food court presently has a seating capacity of around 60 people.
Alfred kanngam Arthur, MLA 44-Ukhrul assembly constituency attended the program as the chief guest.
Speaking at the launch, Alfred said, “We Tangkhuls are one, and the sense of inclusivity and oneness should derive from the youth. The youth should ensure that we grow together as one. I congratulate the founders, the owners and all the people that has put in their effort to make this event and launch a grand success and I hope this place will be a converging point for the youth to share their ideas and grow in the goodness and loving care of God. Let this be a place to work, worship and most importantly recreate and unwind.”
Father Gabriel Tungshang, Principal Sacred Heart Hr. Secondary School who also graced the event lauded MLA Alfred for encouraging the youth in a practical manner. He also expressed his congratulations to the founders of SAM and the respective owners of the five food counters.
“Congratulations to the founders of SAM and everyone tied to the success of this food court for learning and bringing such innovative ideas home. Surely this place will serve a positive impact in our society and community. Congratulations and God bless”, Father Gabriel said.
The launch event featured amazing musical performances by Waving Legs band and solo performance by singer Winso Chamroy.
The Five food counters:
- Just June: Pastries, donuts, muffins and more.
- Boba: Bubble tea, mocktails and other beverages.
- The kitchen: Indo chinese dish – noodles, chilli chicken, chicken lollipop, momos and others.
- SAM: Indigenous snacks – Shinju, bora etc.
- Naga Fury: Pork, Chathur (Rice beer) and more.
The Acronym SAM stands for, Sathingla Agrippa Machuk, taken from the names of the founders.
SAM food court is one of the many ventures of SAM group. The group is popularly known for their ventures such as SAM poultry and SAM Tea House.