In conversation with Restaurant India, Anoop, Owner of Aioli speaks about how his restaurant is growing over the years.
Please share your entrepreneurial journey and what led to the birth of your brand?
A very successful as a European corporate, opening a restaurant in Bangalore is a dream come true for me. It’s been an amazing journey, we had opened our first Aioli five years back and when the concept received note of recognition from all over. Aioli was associated with standard of hospitality and now it has become the new Aioli.
How many stores are there within your brand and what is the average store size?
We have one store and the size is 5000 sq ft.
What are the challenges in growing your business– i.e. maintaining standards, brand integrity, customer experience etc and how have you met these challenges?
Doing basic things right and allowing mistakes to be corrected is the quickest formula in this business. The list of challenges are endless, we have to gain experience to tackle all this.
Can you tell us about your business operations from the standpoint of loyalty Program, technology (Hardware & software), raw material sourcing and talent recruitment & training?
At Aioli, we only concentrate on individual tables/guest, standard of service and quality of food served. If all this goes right, we don’t need any operation to support our business, which is opened with passion and passion need to reflect in what you do.
Do you have a growth targets for the next few years and can you reveal any strategy for how you intend to achieve this?
Yes, for sure. We have two major projects which are coming up in Pune and Delhi.