Ashish Saxena

Foodtech, Startups, Leadership


Building Cloud Kitchens, Ex- Chilis, Bunge, Accenture
Foodtech, Startups, Leadership

Ashish is a Management Executive with 20 years of experience in successfully building businesses and delivering excellent financial results and growth.
He is currently leading a startup focused on building cloud kitchens.
Prior to this he worked with a PE investor to build and operate 15 Chilis Grill & Bar restaurants across 5 states in India.
He led a $250 million food ingredients business and was instrumental in three-fold growth in revenues for Bunge - an agribusiness major in India.
He spent his early years at Accenture and HCL technologies advising clients primarily on strategy and operations across Agribusiness, Airlines, Healthcare, FMCG, Engineering, Pharmaceutical, and Tech.

He studied Electrical engineering at DCE and completed MBA from IIM Lucknow.

Latest Videos from Ashish

Cloud Kitchens vs Restaurants: Operations, challenges and analysis of the unit economics

Ashish Saxena is an ex- Chilis, Bunge, Accenture Foodtech and a long time expert in the massive food services industry. In this video, he discusses the business model, unit economics and the challenges faced by traditional diners and cloud kitchens. Ashish goes into depth to talk about the new trend of Cloud kitchens and the complexities of this emerging market. 


09-Mar-2021    |    food services, startup, restaurants, strategy, foodtech

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