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29-30, 2013


The 3rd Annual Awards will acknowledge contribution of market leaders & innovators from the Restaurant industry. Awardees will receive national....

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The two-day conference will bring Restaurant Entrepreneurs, Investors, Consultants, Professionals and Stakeholders under one platform to have...

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Present Speakers

  • Mr. Anjan Chatterjee Founder & MD, Speciality Group of Restaurants

  • Master Chef Sanjeev Kapoor Celebrity Chef, Khana Khazana India Pvt. Ltd.

  • Mr. Samir Kuckreja President, NRAI & Founder & CEO, Tasanaya Hospitality Pvt. Ltd.

  • Chef Soumya Goswami Executive Chef and Chef de Cuisine, Oberoi Hotels

  • Chef Gautam Mehrishi Corporate Chef, Sun n Sand Group of Hotels

  • Chef Abhijit Saha Founder & Director, Avant Garde Hospitality Pvt. Ltd.

  • Ms. Benu Sehgal VP & Head, DLF Utilities Ltd.

  • Mr. jacob-kurian New Silk Route Advisors

  • Chef Pankaj Bhadouria Master Chef, Winner of Master Chef India Season 1

  • Mr. Ranjit Shastri Director, Stern Fisher Angel Network

  • Mr. Rajeev Dhingra Founder & CEO, WatConsult

  • Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi Director, Turban Tadka Hospitality Pvt. Ltd.

  • Mr. Hemendra Mathur Managing Director, SEAF India Investment Advisors

  • Sh. R.N. Kalita Director - Catering Services, IRCTC

  • Mr. Rafik Farouk International Franchise Development & Operations Director, Consolidated Restaurant Operations Inc., Texas

  • Mr. Rahul Chowdhri Director, Helion Ventures Advisors Pvt. Ltd.

  • Mr. Nilesh Mitra Sr. Director - Human Resources, South Asia, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group(Carlson Worldwide)

  • Mr. Sanjay Khajuria Senior Vice President Corporate Affairs, Nestle India

  • Chef James Biaka Executive Chef, Kofuku

  • Mr. Abhishek Bansal Director, Pacific Malls

  • Mr. A. D. Singh Managing Director, Olive Bar & Kitchen

  • Mr. Ajay Kaul Chief Executive Officer, Jubilant FoodWorks Limited

  • Mr. Akshay Bector Managing Director, Mrs. Bector's Food Specialties Ltd.

  • Mr. Atul Bhatnagar Chief Operating Officer, National Skill Development Corporation

  • Shri Harsh Kaul CGM & Country Head, Risk Capital & Service Sector-SIDBI

  • Mr. Sanjay Bansal MD & Founder, Aurum Equity Partners LLP

  • Mr. Dheeraj Gupta Managing Director, JumboKing Foods Pvt. Ltd.

  • Mr. Rahul Rai Sr. Vice President, Rabo Equity Advisors

  • Mr. Chetan Arora Master Franchisee - North & West, Subway India

  • Ms. Nita Mehta Director, SNAB Publishers Pvt. Ltd.

  • Mr. Sunil Kallerackal Chairman, Book Your Table

  • Mr. S. Viraraghavan Director Sales & Marketing, Cargill India

  • Mr. Vikram Gupta Founder & Managing Partner, Ivy Cap Ventures Advisors Pvt. Ltd.

  • Chef Shipra Khanna Master Chef, Winner of Master Chef India Season 2

  • Mr. Rachit Mathur Principal, Boston Consulting Group

  • Mr. Sharad Sachdeva Chief Operating Officer - Lite Bite Foods

  • Mr. Eric Ho Founder, Yo Yo Group

  • Chef Paul Kinny Executive Chef – InterContinental Marine Drive

  • Mr. Pratap T.P Co Founder - Chief Marketing Officer

  • Mr. Gaurav Ahuja COO, Red Ginger Hospitality

  • Mr. Pramod Arora Group President, PVR Limited

  • Mr. Nikhil Sama Co-founder & CEO, SnapLion

  • Mr. Vinay Gopinath Vice President - Business Development, Mobikon Asia Pte. Ltd.

  • Mr. Prashant Chawla Managing Director, Amalgam Speciality Foods (India) Pvt. Ltd. & Keya Speciality Foods (Frozen)

  • Mr. Parvin Juneja Managing Director, South Asian Hospitality Services Pvt. Ltd.

  • Mr. Brijesh Rathore Business Director, Diversey Care, South Asia

  • Mr. Kailash Goenka Chairman & Managing Director, Sankalp Restaurants

  • Mr. Miten Sampat GM & Business Head, TimesCity


Some of the Brands & Speakers
associated with Indian Restaurant Congress & Awards

  • Mr. Niren Choudhary President, Yum! Restaurants India Pvt. Ltd

  • Mr. Rajeev Bakshi Managing Director, Metro Cash & Carry

  • Mr. Manu Anand Chairman & CEO, PepsiCo India

  • Mr. Vikas Mittal Managing Director, McCain Foods India Pvt Ltd.

  • Mr. Marut Sikka Food Consultant and Restaurateur, Magique

  • Mr. Vikram Bakshi Managing Director, McDonald's India (North & East)* TBC

  • Mr. Shivshankar R, Director Barista Lavazza

  • Mr. Deepak Behl Chief People Officer, The Kwality Group

  • Mr. Alok Shivapuri Principal, Institute of Hotel Management, Pusa

  • Mr. Prosenjit Roy Choudhury CEO, Barbeque Nation

  • Mr. Sunil Kallerackal Founder & Chairman, BookyourTable

  • Mr. Manu Mohindra Managing Director, Under One Roof Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

  • Ms. Shweta Shetty President- International Business, Café Coffee Day

  • Mr. Saurabh Sengupta Head of India Operations, Zomato

  • Mr. Akshay Bector Managing Director, Mrs. Bector’s Cremica

  • Mr. Rahul Akerkar Managing Director & Director Cuisine, Indigo

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The Biggest Show
on Restaurant is


Gaurav Marya,
Franchise India

Indulgence for Customers, for Business

Indulgence is the "mool mantra" for Restaurant Business success. it’s who you are, what you do, what you stand for and why you matter... Read More...

Anjan Chatterjee
Conference Chairperson, 2013; Founder & MD, Speciality Group of Restaurants

Greatest Reward for Passion is Work

I always had two dreams – one from my heart and one from my mind. Serving great food to as many people as possible was my driving passion Building a large organisation that could nurture ...Read More...



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Leading Restaurant Owners/Entrepreneurs, Chefs, Menu R&D experts and Supply chain providers come together to delve on the growth avenues for the industry.

Mr. Samir Kuckreja
President, NRAI
Mr. Manu Ananad
Chairman & CEO, PepsiCo India
Mr. Rod Young
Managing Director, DC Strategy, Australia


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The exhibition attended by close to 300+ Restaurant Professionals & Stakeholders



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"We have collectively seen what we can do to manage the infrastructural challenges. Hence, the Indian Restaurant Congress."
Niren Chaudhary
Yum! Restaurants Pvt Ltd