In the year 2008, he started an organization called "Cheftalk Catering Services" at Mumbai and Thane, which later evolved into "Cheftalk Food & Hospitality Services Pvt. Ltd".
Team of professionals
Chairman & CEO
Shri. Govinda Babu Poojari
Mr. Poojari, a seasoned veteran of the food and beverage industry with over 28 years of experience in 5-star hotels and catering, is not only the founder of Cheftalk Food & Hospitality Services Pvt. Ltd. but also a true humanist known for his exceptional entrepreneurial skills, love for his employees, and frequent engagement in philanthropic activities. His remarkable journey from a remote village in Karnataka to becoming a successful entrepreneur is a testament to his unwavering hard work and perseverance, with previous stints at prestigious establishments such as Holiday Inn, Ramada Group, Regent Hotel, Sodexo, and RKHS. Hailing from an agricultural family in a small village near Byndoor, Mr. Poojari's passion and drive led him to start working at the age of 13, eventually rising through the ranks in the industry and establishing his own venture, which evolved into Cheftalk Food & Hospitality Services Pvt. Ltd. in 2008.
Malati G B Poojari
Smt. Malati Govinda BabuPoojari is an active social worker and pioneer in the areas of rural development especially in women empowerment and child development. Her initiatives in bringing women to upfront from the rural areas are well appreciated in the society. Currently she is an inspiration to hundreds of several women volunteers who works for Sri Varalakshmi Charitable Trust.
Devan K Poojari
With over a decade of experience in the food and beverage industry, he has honed his skills through employment at multiple renowned 5-star hotels, collaborating with the industry's finest. His prominence extends to the accounts department, where he stands as a leading figure.
Head of Office (Mumbai & Pune)
Shubhakar G Poojary
With over 15 years of experience in the field of F&B and hospitality, he boasts an impressive academic background with an M.Com degree from Mumbai University and a Diploma in Hotel Management & Catering Technology from IIT-C. Furthermore, his culinary expertise shines through with 5 years as an Executive Chef at a prestigious 5-star hotel in Cochin
A. Welesly Prashant
With 23 years of professional experience in the F&B Industry across 5star Indian and International Hotels, Luxury cruises, Restaurant and Catering operations, He is a Lean expert with thorough knowledge of Kaizen, Kanban, 5s and other lean activities, who has driven lean Management best Practices in various organisations. He also has been a pinnacle for the growth of many start-ups catering companies and Restaurants.
Boasting a wealth of expertise with over 15 years in corporate catering and F&B management, he has a solid foundation with a background in Hotel Management. For the past decade, he has been a valuable asset to Cheftalk, where his extensive experience includes roles in operations at various prestigious 5-star hotels.
Head of Operations (Pune)
With over two decades of experience in the catering and operations industry, he has honed his skills and expertise. His culinary journey includes serving as a chef in renowned 5-star hotels in Singapore and the USA, which has significantly contributed to his notable qualities in the fields of operations and catering
Head of Accounts (Mumbai & Pune)
With more than 25 years of dedicated experience in the realms of Accounts and Tender Processing, he possesses an extensive skill set and forward-thinking capabilities that enable him to expertly navigate incoming tenders, seizing opportunities to cater to clients through successful tender procurement.
Chief Financial Officer
A seasoned professional with over 30 years of experience in finance and accounts, he plays a pivotal role as a legal administrative strategist at Cheftalk, showcasing his extensive knowledge and expertise in the field.
Sriram Seshadri has 3 decades of experience in Human Resources,& IT. He has served in some of the prominent companies like Fidelity Investments, Sundram Finance and Polaris Software. He is a Commerce Graduate and has done PG Diploma in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and a Scrum Master
Vinesh Kumar S
Having an experience of over 20 years in the Food and Hopitality Industry.
Specialized in handling high end corporate and industrial catering.
Knowledge of over 20 years in centralized kitchen, food production, costing, operations and marketing.
Having an experience of over 12 years in Procurement & Stores and has predominantly worked in Star hotels and top companies in the Food and Hospitality Industry.
Possessing a bachelor's degree in Hotel and Tourism Management and a postgraduate qualification in Food Science Technology, he brings a valuable educational background to his role. With a decade of experience in the reputable catering industry and various 5-star hotels, he plays a pivotal role in Health, Safety, Environment, and Quality (HSEQ) at Cheftalk. For over three years, he has diligently maintained the company's food safety management system, ensuring that our clients are consistently served with the best.
Head Chef (Mumbai & Pune)
Hukum Singh Bagial
With over two decades of experience in the catering industry, he has a rich history of working with various 5-star hotels. Currently, he leads a group of well-trained chefs skilled in diverse cuisines at Cheftalk, where he has been a dedicated member for over a decade.
Head Chef (Bangalore)
With over two decades of experience in the field of catering, our chef has consistently excelled in his roles, carrying out multiple tasks and performing his duties in an exemplary manner. He is a culinary expert with a strong focus on both Western and Indian cuisine, and his dedication is evident in his 10+ years of service with Cheftalk.
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