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29-30, 2013

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

Born in 1959 into a family of scholars in Kolkata, Mr. Anjan Chatterjee went on to complete his graduation from Calcutta University and studied at the Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Kolkata, in 1982.

His first job was with the Taj Group of Hotels where he had first hands on exposure in the F&B industry. In 1989, he started his own advertising and marketing agency called Situations Advertising. He partnered with home-grown Indian entrepreneurs to create reputed brands like Cello, Ujala, Everest, Rupa, to name a few.

Mr. Chatterjee's passion for gourmet cuisine found its expression in the restaurant, Only Fish, which he launched in 1991. Encouraged with the success of Only Fish, he gave birth to a restaurant division under the name 'Speciality Restaurants Pvt. Ltd', with its flagship brand Mainland China, Oh! Calcutta (earlier Only Fish), Sigree, Machaan, Kibbeh, Haka, Flame & Grill and Sweet Bengal. With 72 outlets, Speciality Restaurants today is the largest chain of specialised fine dining restaurants in the country. A hands-on approach to work and a great love for his job marks Mr. Chatterjee's career - be it advertising or Restaurant business.

Speciality Restaurants has won several awards, both in India and abroad. Among the recent recognition, Golden Spoon Award consecutively in 2008 and 2009, Times Good Food Award in 2009 and again in 2010, to name a few. He also received the first Teacher's Achievement Award in 2001 for leading the way in many aspects of entrepreneurship.



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