Gourmet Sage is a restaurant consulting firm providing the entire gamut of restaurant solutions
A deep and burning passion for the food & beverage industry has driven a bunch of us to come together and put all of our wisdom on the table. We come with decades of experience, and have set up multiple outlets, kitchens, hotels throughout our careers. Our expertise has been garnered from working as business heads at large restaurant chains, and as head chefs with experience at Michelin Star restaurants amongst others. Our hunger to create trendsetting bars, bistros, cafes and restaurants, knows no bounds.
“It is refreshing to come across an organisation that pays so much attention to every aspect of the business. Mr. Rajesh helped us immensely in restructuring our business and developing a franchise model for our business.”
"Rajesh inspired me take this right plunge into restaurant business. He has been mentoring & offering me valuable business insights since then. Thanks to his continued support, now am a proud owner of a prominent & successful chain of Asian restaurants."
"Rajesh was instrumental in setting up our restaurant. In any aspects of business be it marketing, operations or human resources he was there to provide us his insights and guidance."
Rajesh is a passionate and seasoned hospitality professional, with over two decades of experience across operations and business development. He started his career with the Taj Group of Hotels & Resorts, learning the nuances of fine dining operations. Over the past two decades, Rajesh has worked with a number of multinational brands – initially managing restaurants himself, then rising up the ladder to lead other managers towards operational efficiencies & profits. He has been instrumental in scouting for the ideal locations to facilitate rapid expansions, implementing & monitoring training programmes and ensuring adherence to the international brand standards & procedures.
As Business Head for a national chain of restaurants, he was focussed on P&L and operational excellence, while simultaneously building and establishing robust franchise models. When he’s not thinking about concepts and bottom-lines, you will find him at the newest restaurant in town, trying out every dish on their menu. Rajesh holds an MBA in Marketing and Hotel Management, a Diploma in Hotel Management from IHM, Chennai and a Certificate from American Hotel & Motel Association in Food & Beverage Controls. With the Gourmet Sage, Rajesh’s years of solid experience shines through – helping clients with everything from conceptualising to putting food on the table. He is also your best beer-buddy to discuss current affairs.
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