Arun worked with us at KSAR Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. in our first entrepreneurial venture "Greek Food & Beyond" as a Kitchen Consultant. He has flair of turning vision into reality. He beautifully translated our concept into a feasible menu with articulate planning. He acted as a support during our opening time and trained our staff in recipes and plating of the menu items. He is sincere, creative and one who you can trust with your ideas. It was an absolute pleasure to work with him and I look forward to an ongoing relationship with him.
All the very best to him for all his future endeavors.
We hired Arun's company for complete menu planning, menu designing, recipe development, documentation, kitchen designing and various other things. He has great knowledge of F&B industry and we had a very good experience working with him. In short, once you engage Arun and his team on a project, you can be rest assured that you will move in the right direction. Not only will Arun guide you on the best practices, but will also inform you about the business landscape itself and how it is evolving. Technically brilliant with a hands-on approach to task without losing sight of the people element, I like Arun for his work attitude.
Arun is highly dedicated F&B consultant, the kind that pursues deep understanding of clients' needs in order to deliver required solutions. I strongly recommend him for any future tasks and wish him all the best.
I worked with Arun to launch a new concept “Mute Health Bar” in the Indian market and from our first interaction onwards his inputs were very valuable. He is very professional and fun at the same time. He was very helpful and open to share his experience/contacts at different stages. A great listener, he understands your needs thoroughly and surprises you with certain outputs. I highly recommend Arun to anyone who is planning to enter F&B business.
When I decided to open a food joint I realized I will have to and should hire a food consultant and started short listing consultants on google and was trying to find like minded and crazy guy for my place "The Rolling Joint"
After meeting a lot of consultants I met Mr. Arun Chanda and after the first meeting got the feeling he is the one for my crazy project "The Rolling Joint".He is very clear in his thoughts and has the knowledge and his team is just fantastic to work with.He has the experience and the expertise to make it the way you want it.All this was possible as he is a very genuine person. And as we worked together our bonding got stronger and and we have already started working as an extended family for the companies and the extended business.
I hired the services of Mint for redesigning the menu of our existing restaurant "MOETS Shack" in Defence Colony. They came up with a brand new menu concept which is rustic global fare. The names of the dishes are so unique and the dishes are just perfect which they finalised. They helped us source the correct chef to prepare the dishes and even helped with outsourcing the complete cutlery, crockery and glassware. The customers are appreciating the dishes now at the restaurant. The reference they gave us for building our website was the best. LimeTray, I think ours is the best website by using MINT's suggestion.
Superb company to work with. Professional, ethical and un-intrusive. These guys not only know what they are doing, they do it very efficiently and without giving any grief to their clients. Highly recommended!
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Mint is a 360 degree solution provider for the hospitality business. A one-stop-shop for your existing or future F&B brand.
We have core competencies in concept development, facility planning, kitchen and bar design, menu development and engineering, staffing & training, equipment sourcing, creating customized SOPs & manuals, restaurant accounting, F&B controls, branding & communication strategy.
To become one of the most coveted hospitality consulting brands globally, by consistently and unwaveringly delivering top quality and customised services to our clients.
Team Mint comprises of experienced, qualified and dynamic professionals with varied experiences in the industry, and specialized technical associates & partners in all core areas of hospitality.
We are a collaborative force of professionals who have very specific areas of expertise ranging from Culinary & Bar Operations to Brand Building Strategy & Communication.
Our team is able to deliver specialized results that cater to all your needs. Leadership is critical to the success of any food service organization and our seasoned team of experts provides the necessary guidance to achieve those results.
Arun Chanda is a Hotel Management graduate from IHMCT&AN Bhubaneswar, 1993 batch. With more than two decades in the hospitality industry, he has a wealth of top-notch hands-on experience in Culinary & F&B operations and management.
A passionate and innovative Chef, Arun has weaved an experiential journey through Cidade de Goa, Centaur Hotel, Mumbai, ffort Radisson, Kolkata, Park Royal Hotel, New Delhi, Oberoi Flight Services, New Delhi, Ambassador’s Sky Chef, flight kitchen, New Delhi and Graviss Hospitality- Gaylord Restaurants, Mayfair Banquets, New Delhi.
Always an initiator of ideas and endeavor, Arun birthed Mint in mid-2009. And now Mint is a well-respected and admired organisation with a track record of brilliant F&B, integrity, diligence and timely project deliveries.
Satya can be called the Creative Director of Mint. Having worked a great deal in the advertising space and electronic media, he has a great eye for detail and helps in concept building in the F&B space. Music and eating good food is his passion and he loves to travel and try cuisines from different corners of the country. He helps in concept feasibility studies and his great ideas gives Mint that extra edge in building great concepts. He is a keen student of trend-shifts, and plays a key role in formulating the right brand strategy for different concepts. Satya is also instrumental in creating brand and menu literature.
With more than 10 years of professional experience, Kunal is a proven talent in hospitality. He is a Hotel Management graduate from IHM Guwahati. After working in F&B service in properties like Cidade de Goa and Mantra, Delhi, he diverted his energies towards Business Administration. He has also taken up periodic training assignments for large hotel chains & educational institutions. Currently, he is heading Mint Operations in South India, based out of Bengaluru.
A seasoned hospitality professional for the last 21 years, Dr. Deepa did her Hotel Management from IHMCT- Mumbai. She is a Doctorate in Management, and her thesis was on Wine Consumption Patterns. Deepa started her career with the Taj Mahal, Mumbai and was associated with the Taj Group for nine years as F&B Manager. She has been in academics for the past 12 years as a professor in the IHMCT College in Pune, her core expertise being F&B Service, Management, Controls & Business Communication. She has a close association with the hospitality sector, wine industry and educational institutes in Pune. She heads Mint Operations in Western India.
Santanu, an IHM Bhubaneswar graduate 1993 batch, is creative and has very good analytical skills. He understands the market in the Eastern region of India very well and knows the pulse of the people when it comes to food and eating out. He has worked with five-stars and stand-alone units and has always been a hands-on person. With the quintessential cup of tea in hand, he represents Mint in Kolkata.
Sachin has a combined hospitality operations and training experience of over 15 years in the industry. He is a hotel school graduate from Johnson and Wales University (USA) and has been associated with renowned groups such as Radisson, Marriot, Caesars (Lake Tahoe) in U.S.A and U.K. and Captain Cook Cruises Australia etc. Now he also owns a hospitality company that manages 3 restaurants (within Bhopal and Gurgaon), Bakery (vendor to Café Coffee Day, Walmart – Best Price, Goodricke Tea Pot, Sanskaar Valley School to name a few). His forte is the ability to develop & train individuals & teams to achieve high service levels & desired targets.
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