Anurag Mehrotra, Co-founder & CEO of Charcoal Eats said, “Food is the common language that can unite people of different locations and generations. The fact that Chennai is a technology hub and is the centre to popular management, medical and engineering colleges makes it home for young people from different cultural backgrounds and hence a key market for us to explore. We are confident that people of Chennai will love our wide range of modern Indian flavours that has made us a favourite in Mumbai, Delhi, Pune & Nashik.”
“We have served over half a million customers in the last 2 years with a high level of customer satisfaction and repeats. We are excited to be in Chennai and see a huge potential for expansion in the coming years,” he further added.
Charcoal Eats offers high quality, all-day food options across snack and meal times, at various price points. Customers can take-away or order for delivery from these two Express outlets, as per their convenience. The offerings include a wide array of Biryanis, Rolls, Loaded Fries, Starters, Meals, Puff Pizzas, Beverages & Desserts.
The company prepares its food at best-in-class, modern, hygienic kitchens, using high-quality ingredients that are free from any artificial colors or MSG and is conscious that its packaging doesn’t add to the carbon footprint.
In addition to walking up to the outlets, customers can access Charcoal Eats directly via its app, website or customer care number. Charcoal Eats is also available on all leading food platforms such as Zomato, Swiggy, Foodpanda, Dine Out, etc. Corporate executives can pay for their Charcoal Eats orders with their Sodexo cards.
Charcoal Eats recently raised INR 50 million Pre-Series A round of funding led by HNI investors. The funding will allow Charcoal Eats to increase its footprint across new geographies as well as consolidate its presence in existing markets and invest in customer acquisition and brand building. By December 2018, Charcoal Eats is targeting to have 60 plus outlets spread across 10 cities.
About Charcoal Eats
Charcoal Eats is a tech-enabled, Indian Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) venture that delivers high quality, modern Indian flavors to its patrons. The company was co-founded by Anurag Mehrotra (CEO), Krishnakant Thakur (COO), Gautam Singh(CTO) and Mohammed Bhol (CPO), in Mumbai in September 2015.
Charcoal Eats has an eclectic menu comprising of layered biryanis, juicy starters, unique puff pizzas, tempting desserts in addition to loaded fries, rolls and much more. Charcoal Eats is currently present, with its dine-in and express outlets, in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, Pune, Delhi-NCR and Nashik, with Chennai being the latest addition to this list.
HANAN ( A Girl Who sold fish to fund her studies ) Hanan a 19-year-Old Kerala girl coming from a family consisting of an Alcohol father and an ailing mother. With no means of Livelihood to run the family, Hanan had to stand on her own legs and do all odd jobs to support her education and family.