Today, the percentage of women running their own brand or business in their interested sector is more or less equal to the percentage secured by men. Here are 4 womenpreneurs who have taken the global food business by storm.
Over the last few years the status of women in India has been subjected to many great changes. Women in the country have scaled up in every field, be it education, retail, lifestyle or restaurant business. And, as eating out has become one of the most fashionable trends, women are scaling high in this field by getting some of the top global brands and scaling it in the country. More and more women are joining the bandwagon and pursuing their dream leaving behind the four walls. Restaurant India shares the story of some of the aspirational women who have done a lot for the global food and beverages industry.
Smita Jatia: Popularly known as the Burger Queen, Smita Jatia is the Managing Director of Hardcastle Restaurants Pvt Ltd which runs more than 250 plus restaurants of McDonald’s in West and South India.
Rivoli Sinha: With Australia-based ‘Boost Juice’ entry into India, which was renamed as ‘Joost Juice’ Rivoli Sinha Founder & MD of Joost Juice Bars has redefined the new-age healthy, refreshing business models.
Karyna Bajaj: Karyna Bajaj is the Executive Director at KA Hospitality. Karyna runs all brands under the KA Hospitality umbrella, which includes eminent likeHakkasan, Yauatcha and Café Infinito brands in India.
Rashmi Balwani: Starting her career at the United Nations in New York, Rashmi Balwani has had a diverse career in the welding industry, fashion industry and now in Food & Beverage sector. As the Managing Director of Upper Crust Foods Pvt. Ltd, the Master Franchise for Sbarro in India, Balwani believes that operational excellence is the key to success in this industry.