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Barbeque Nation Hospitality Limited

BNHL is one of India’s leading casual dining restaurant chains according to the Technopak Report. The Bengaluru-based casual dining giant also own and operate Toscano Restaurants and UBQ by Barbeque Nation. The promoters of BNHL are Sayaji Hotels, Sayaji Housekeeping Services, Kayum Dhanani, Raoof Dhanani and Suchitra Dhanani and is backed by private equity investor,CX Partners who made its first investment in 2013 and again in 2015. The Promoter and Promoter group holds 60.21 percent, CX Partners owns 33.79% percent and renowned stock market investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's investment firm Alchemy Capital holds 2.05% in the company owned and company operated restaurant chain.

The Company has steadily grown their owned and operated Barbeque Nation Restaurant network from a single restaurant in Fiscal 2008 to 138 Barbeque Nation Restaurants in 73 cities in India and seven International Barbeque Nation Restaurants in three countries outside India (UAE, Oman and Malaysia) as of November 30, 2019. BNHL which pioneered the format of over the table barbeque concept in Indian restaurants, has diversified itself, the cuisine offered and customer segment outreach by recently acquiring 61.35% stake in Red Apple Kitchen which owns a well-established brand, Toscano, a casual dining Italian restaurant chain which currently has 10 outlets operating across Bengaluru and Chennai. Additionally through its existing kitchen infrastructure, it launched UBQ in November 2018 to provide a la carte Indian cuisine in the value segment which is currently being availed by delivery across 71 cities.

The Company was ranked 13th among best companies to work for in India across all categories by Economic Times “Great Places to Work” survey for 2019 conducted by Great Places to Work Institute. It was also voted amongst the top ten employers within the Indian retail industry for 2019 by Great Places to Work and 14th among best large workplaces in Asia by Great Places to Work Institute

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