Pune: The National Restaurants Association of India (NRAI) Pune Chapter is delighted to announce a significant event designed to support Pune’s food and beverage startups/businesses and explore the art of community building, featuring a special appearance by Sonia Agarwal Konjeti, founder of India’s largest women’s group, “PULA Pune Ladies” on Facebook. This entire event is presented by DotPe and is scheduled for Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at One Lounge in Koregaon Park, Pune, and it promises to be a game-changer for the F&B industry. The Elevate session is scheduled from 2 pm to 6 pm, followed by the session with Sonia Konjeti, which will commence at 7 pm.
The event will start with the “Elevate: Mentorship for Emerging Brands” program. Startups will have the unique opportunity to learn from experienced mentors from the food and beverage industry who will address their specific needs and challenges. This program includes one-on-one mentoring sessions, roundtable discussions covering key business topics, and valuable networking opportunities with mentors, fellow startups and businesses.
A knowledge-sharing session will continue the event. Inspiring keynote speakers will share their achievements, real-life case studies of successful startups, engaging Q&A sessions, resource sharing, and innovation showcases are some of the highlights of this segment. Attendees will get some actionable insights and connect with a knowledgeable audience to help propel their F&B ventures forward.
Mr Praful Chandawarkar, NRAI Pune Chapter Head and Founder and Managing Director of Malaka Spice shared his excitement about the event, saying, “This is an outstanding opportunity for growing brands to receive mentorship from industry experts. This mentoring program aims to arm businesses with the knowledge and skills they need to thrive in the competitive F&B industry.”
At “Elevate: Mentorship and Community Building,” participants will embark on a unique learning journey alongside Sonia Agarwal Konjeti and an array of accomplished speakers. This event is meticulously crafted for budding entrepreneurs, industry professionals, and passionate enthusiasts keen on uncovering the keys to triumph within the hospitality and beverage sectors.
The National Restaurant Association of India is the voice of the Indian Restaurant Industry. Founded in 1982, it represents the interests of 500,000+ restaurants, an industry valued at INR 4.23 lakh crores. Being the leading association of the Indian Restaurant Industry, NRAI aspires to promote and strengthen the Indian Food Service Sector. NRAI aspires to lead the Indian Restaurant Industry to greater profitable growth. It represents the interests of members through advocacy, training, research and industry events.