MORRIS COUNTY — The Halal XPRX, 286 Route 46, Rockaway, held a ribbon cutting grand opening on Saturday, September 10.
Rockaway Boro Mayor Tom Mulligan and Candidate for Congress CD11, Paul DeGroot were the guests of honor for the Grand Opening Ceremony of The Halal XPress, a Mediterranean, Asian Fast-food restaurant serving many authentic delicacies.
The event was attended by Rotary Club President of Parsippany, Santosh Peddi, community leaders Mr. Raj Dichapally, Mr. Balaji Jilla, Mr. Bhadra Butala and many families and friends of the restaurant owners.
Mayor Mulligan welcomed the establishment to the township and reiterated the importance of small businesses in the success of the township and the overall economy. DeGroot also welcomed the restaurant to the neighborhood and was pleased to see a unique offering not available elsewhere.
Chef Rajesh Thakur, having experience in Asian Cooking for the past 15 years and having started several Restaurants successfully in the past has come up with a new offering in Rockaway Boro. A Mediterranean and Asian Fusion restaurant serving Halal Food. Chef Rajesh when asked how the concept came to his mind replied, “We all love Mediterranean food and Indian food equally but a place that serves a fusion of this while maintaining the authenticity of the recipes was a challenge I took up and came up with this concept” His partner Mahesh Wani, further added that the restaurant aims to offer fast and efficient service and tasty food at reasonable prices.
The restaurant is now open for business seven days from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and is located at 286 Route 46, Rockaway.