CEO & Co-Founder,
Amit Bagga is an accomplished entrepreneur, He is the co-founder, CEO & CMO of Daryaganj Hospitality, which owns the much-loved and renowned brand “DARYAGANJ – By the Inventors of Butter Chicken & Dal Makhani”. Despite the challenging circumstances brought by the pandemic, Amit’s resilient leadership and vision have ensured that his brand survived three lockdowns and thrived. Daryaganj has a goal of reaching 20 outlets worldwide by 2023. Amit has been recognized for his outstanding contributions to the hospitality industry.
Although Amit’s family was not traditionally associated with hospitality, his unwavering determination, integrity, and passion have led him to succeed. He is a natural innovator, infusing his ventures with creativity, and has a keen eye for detail that ensures his products’ superiority. Amit’s relentless pursuit of excellence is evident in the self-imposed benchmarks he creates, which inspire his team to strive for excellence. Acknowledged for his merit, Amit has been awarded numerous prestigious accolades, including the “HOSPITALITY ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR – 2023” by the International Hospitality Council, London & IIHM, “ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR – Food Service 2022” by the MSME India Awards, and “BEST RESTAURATEUR OF THE YEAR (North) 2022” by the Restaurant India Awards. He has also been featured in India Today’s “50 YOUNG LEADERS” and selected as a semi-finalist by Business World in their 40u40 list.
Amit and his Startup Daryaganj were featured on Shark Tank India Season 2 which reached a wide audience.
Amit is driven by his desire to create employment opportunities and give back to the community, envisioning a future where his self-sustaining business can help feed the underprivileged.
He plans to leverage technology with AI and data analytics to perfect and standardise every aspect of his business, ensuring continued growth and success. Amit’s confidence, poise, and humility inspire those around him, making him a natural leader.