Founder & CEO,THE BEER CAFÉ
Professional turned entrepreneur, Rahul Singh is the Founder & CEO of THE BEER CAFÉ, India’s favorite beer chain. With 40 locations within a short span of three years, it has already become the largest, fastest and most profitable Alco-beverage service brand in India. It’s an enterprise with attractive growth opportunity in India’s food service space for its multiple growth drivers (demographics, lifestyle and urbanization), attractive payback and entry into unexplored format.
With multiple awards like; Images Coca Cola Golden spoon award, India Restaurant Congress award, Times Nightlife award and ET Now business & service excellence award, the consumer and industry has recognized this startup as a blockbuster.
Rahul is the recipient of the TiECON 2014 Entrepreneurial award for excellence and holds the position of the Honorary Secretary for the NRAI (National Restaurant Association of India). He was also bestowed with the prestigious Entrepreneur India 2015 award in F&B service.
As CEO, Greg Norman Collection India from 2007-09, he spearheaded the brand’s operation involving sales, marketing and manufacturing. Prior to 2007, he was the Executive Director at Reebok India for 8 years and part of the leadership team, which made Reebok the undisputed market leader. He was responsible for the apparel business at Reebok India and also setup a robust sourcing base for exports from South Asia. A Textile Engineer, he brings in an analytical approach to each line of enterprise that he gets into. He has undergone training in draught beer technology at Micromatic Institute in Florida, USA.
Married to a fashion designer with a 16-year-old son, Rahul is a gizmo freak, single malt collector, marathon runner, an avid biker and certified scuba diver.