deGustibus Hospitality was established in early 1996 to develop and run high quality restaurants, hotels and F&B related services. The company enjoys a reputation as one of the finest hospitality companies in India, with the very successful restaurants Indigo, Indigo Delicatessen, Neel and Tote on the Turf, and the fine catering venture, Moveable Feast, under it's umbrella. Also, it has recently launched a casual dining Indian kitchen and bar version of Neel and have created a new segment - merging the positives of quick service with the quality of a casual dining restaurant, in the form of D:OH! The company can boast of an experienced and well-trained management team and state-of-the-art culinary infrastructure, and is currently poised for continued expansion and growth.
DeGustibus Hospitality launches Indigo, the game-changing fine-dining restaurant, making it one of India's first standalone restaurants.
Indigo Deli is born! Located in Colaba, Mumbai this was the first branch of the casual-dining eatery chain.
Indigo Café was launched in Andheri and later rebranded as Indigo Deli. Moveable Feast was established to cater to outdoor events, offering a full-service, multi-cuisine experience.
deGustibus' most ambitious project and the city's most awaited opening, Tote on the Turf opens in mid-town Mumbai featuring a restaurant, bar and banquets.
Indigo Deli opens at Palladium Mall, Lower Parel, spread over 4,500 sq. feet to become one of Mumbai's trendiest dining options.
Neel opens its doors at Tote on the Turf serving traditional Nawabi cuisine, refined to modern tastes and sensibilities.
Indigo Deli launches in the foodie hub of Bandra, Mumbai.
Indigo Deli further expands to the Eastern suburbs of Mumbai, with another branch at R-City Mall, Ghatkopar.
Indigo Deli opens at Inorbit Mall, Malad.
Indigo Deli makes its debut in New Delhi taking the city by storm and making it deGusitbus Hospitality's first ever venture outside Mumbai.
Indigo, the flagship fine dine restaurant makes its way to the capital city.
Indigo Deli moves to Cyber Hub, Gurgaon.
Also launches in Powai, Mumbai and makes it’s debut in Pune.
Neel Indian Kitchen + Bar – the casual dining Indian restaurant launches in Powai.
Launch of new brand D:OH! – creation of a new segment in dining – A limited service all day space.
Anurag or as his team fondly refers to him – AK, has been pivotal in the growth and success of deGustibus Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. He joined the company in January 2004 when Indigo – Colaba was the only operating restaurant within the company, to-today where he is the Executive Director & CEO of one of the fastest growing hospitality companies, with ever so popular brands under it’s wing.
deGustibus is a company that has always stood for honesty, consistency & profitability, with fundamentals that are very strong. AK’s vision for deGustibus is to make it the most admired F&B company in India & to be one of the first successful Indian F&B companies on a global platform. He also aims to create great value for every stakeholder – from shareholders to employees.
Anurag has always been extremely results focused, and is doubly enthused for the journey ahead. He continues to be excited about being in the food industry, as he believes that eating out will never go out of style.
Shabana joined deGustibus in 2010 equipped with a CA and CS qualification and an experience of over 18 years in Accounts and Finance. Her first stint lasted 11 years in a Gem and Jewellery Export Company. As Chief Financial Officer at deGustibus, Shabana heads the day to day accounting and finance functions while overlooking corporate compliances of the company as well.
With 25 years of valuable F&B experience behind him, Somnath has been instrumental in maintaining excellent operations for all of deGustibus' restaurants and business units. Armed with a hospitality degree from IHM Calcutta and a tenure spanning 6 years at the Indian Hotels Company's various Taj properties, 'Som' as he's fondly called, started his career as a chef and followed it up as chef trainer on the cruise liners for nearly a decade before finally entering operations at deGustibus in 2007. As Chief Operations Officer today, Somnath oversees Staffing & HR, Purchasing, Inventory, Sales & Revenue, Budgeting along with the daily operational functions.
In 2002, JD took on the mantle of Chef de Cuisine at the flagship Indigo and later moved on to head the kitchen at the very first Indigo Delicatessen in 2005. He was instrumental in the menu development for Indigo Deli - a simple menu with a whole lot of heart! Today Chef JD is the Executive Chef of Indigo Delicatessen, a brand that is 7 restaurants strong, enjoying a reputation of consistency and top quality due to his eye for detail and hands-on approach.
Pawan is a Hospitality graduate and masters in management with nearly two decades of experience in Retail and Hospitality. He began his career with McDonalds, where he was part of the country’s opening team and moved to being the Regional Head at Pizza Hut. He then took over the realm of Mocha as the COO, being involved with all aspects of the business. He is the winner of the Leadership Excellence Award by Asia Food And Grocery Awards and CMO Council and also a part of the Mocha team which won ‘Best Café Bar by Times Of India. With deGustibus Hospitality, he will be heading a new brand being launched and be responsible for it - through incubation to launch to successful openings across the country.
Master Chef Mukhtar Qureshi is at the helm of the kitchen at Neel and is the mastermind behind the restaurant's unique menu. He hails from the famous Qureshi family in Lucknow with a proud lineage dating back to the time of the 'bawarchis' during the Mughal era. With an immense knowledge of the nuances of this delicate cuisine combined with the rich learnings inherited from his family's invaluable experience, Chef Qureshi's handcrafted menu at Neel is a feast for the senses.
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deGustibus Hospitality Pvt. Ltd.
8th Floor, Bhaktawar Building,
Opp. The Oberoi Hotel
Mumbai -21 India.
Telephone: +91 22 4349 0000
Fax: +91 22 2353 9887