Meet Punekar Praful Chandawarkar, Founder and Managing Director, Chiranjeev Restaurant and Foods Pvt Ltd (Malaka Spice Group).
Praful's career spans more than 32 years post his Hospitality Management and Business Management academia. For the last 23 years he has owned and operated the brand that is Malaka Spice which still sounds as if it started yesterday. He has conceptualized and operated successful concepts in hospitality. The group has expanded into several brands and home delivery businesses with 3 cloud kitchens, a full fledged training academy that is currently undertaking projects to help fellow hoteliers in operating successful businesses and a beautiful farm called Cherish Farm which is the agricultural project of the group. Cherish Farm is where organic fruits and vegetables are grown to be used in Malaka Spice. The group has also launched 4 new brands in their home delivery business namely Won China (Chinese Cuisine), Tvum (Indian Cuisine), Rap N Roll (for quick bites, wraps and rolls) and Top Hat. The latest development is the launch of Healyam which will focus on spiritual, physical, mental and intellectual well being of corporate organizations, institutions and individuals alike.
Amit Dharma - interview host
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