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Own Your Restaurant Brand: NRAI Pune’s First Masterclass with Anurag Katriar



The National Restaurant Association of India’s Pune Chapter kicked off their first year with an informative Masterclass with Mr Anurag Katriar (NRAI Past President & Trustee; Founder & MD, Indigo Hospitality Pvt Ltd) titled: Own Your Restaurant Brand. The event took place on the June 28, 2022 at Penthouze, Koregaon Park with most prominent Restaurateurs and F&B Brand Owners from Pune in attendance.

Mr Katriar’s Masterclass focused on establishing, maintaining and expanding a Restaurant brand, especially in these uncertain post-COVID times. He also covered the impact of the virus and resilience of the industry in bouncing back as soon as they could. The Masterclass Session was followed by an enthusiastic round of questions and answers from the audience that helped the guests gain a lot of insight from Mr Katriar’s experience.

The Pune chapter is dedicated to creating a unique community in the city by expanding their membership and giving guests exceptionally singular learning and networking opportunities. The Chapter is headed by Mr Praful Chandawarkar (Owner of Malaka Spice). The Committee also includes- Mr Kevin Tellis (Owner of Toit), Mr Siddharth Mahadik (Owner of Le Plasir), Mr Kunal Mhaske (Owner of Penthouze) and Mr Nicky Ramnani (Owner of The Daily All Day).

The Title Sponsor of the event was DotPe with Viessta Papers & Totes Events serving as Co-Sponsors. The Associate Sponsors of the event included NirvanaXP, Taraadi, Yavasura and Umami Brews. The Beverage Sponsors for the evening were Bacardi, Dewars and Fratelli and the Patron Sponsors were Tanmai Enterprises, Abir Foods, Guru Gobind Grocery, I I Qureshi, Malgana and Yash Enterprises.