Jayanth Narayanan

Founder & Director, Mani's Dum Biryani

Jayanth Narayanan started a restaurant business in 2008, which is now a QSR chain in Bangalore (Mani’s Dum Biryani - www.manis.in) with annual revenues of 15 Cr. The company has raised 2 rounds of angel investment so far, has 9 retail outlets and employs close to 160 people.

Jayanth is also a restaurant business author and has published 2 books (Start up your Restaurant – Harper Collins, Feb 2016 and Secret Sauce - Inspiring Stories of Great Indian Restaurants. Harper Collins, Jan 2018). He is also the author of India's most popular blog on the restaurant business (www.restobizindia.com)

Jayanth is an engineer from BITS, Pilani and holds an MBA from XLRI, Jamshedpur.