With rising disposable income and time poverty, eating out has tremendously grown in India with consumption expenditure accounting for 60% of the total GDP. Western India market which remains a top market to invest in for both global as well as domestic investors has given the industry some of the key trends and leaders. Being a market which has 37% per cent share of the quick service restaurants west was the first region to create nightlife scene in Indian market. It is also home to the lost Iranian cuisine and local regional delicacies, including coastal cuisine, Marathi cuisine amongst others.
Indian Restaurant Congress which has become an important destinations for Restaurant and Food service brands to discuss and debate about the key trends in Indian food business after doing six mega editions in Delhi, thought of capturing the regional markets by doing Restaurant India at all the four regions India has. Building on its success, Franchise India replicated the platform in the southern region with the launch of Restaurant Congress in Bengaluru on 18th December at Hotel Sheraton. And, now the much acknowledge show is coming to West India to take a bite of the western region. The show will also acknowledge the region’s top achievers at the gala awards evening on 19th March at Hotel Westin Pune.
“The Restaurant Market in West India is clearly calling for an exponential expansion, requiring brands to open more restaurants at faster pace and in optimal locations,” says Mr. Gaurav Marya, Chairman, Franchise India, adding that, as Indian palate gets more diverse, restaurant owners must find a niche market, distinguish themselves from their peers, and maintain a nimble attitude. Majority of the beneficiaries will be the stand alone restaurant operators expanding in an organised format.
Themed around ‘A Bite of West India– Innovation with Growth’, the show will focus on the juggernauts of restaurant business in west market which has created an impact in the overall restaurant business by introducing the best of concepts and bringing the best menu to the table.
The congress will be attended by more than 300 restaurateurs and over 50 restaurant industry leaders, and chefs along with an incredible speaker line up including Riyaaz Amlani, President- NRAI, Sanjay Vazirani, CEO & MD- Foolink Services Pvt Ltd, Akshay Bector, CMD- Cremica Food Industries, Chef Vicky Ratnani, Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi, Anurag Katriar, ED & CEO- deGustibus Hospitality, Tanmay Kumar, CFO- Burger King India to name a few.
Sponsored by Cremica Foods, Restaurant India Pune will be a one stop platform for knowledge sharing and networking for all the shareholders of the ecosystem. We, on behalf of Franchise India, welcome you to the Congress.
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