Tracing K Hospitality’s 50-year journey

In an exclusive interview with YourStory, K Hospitality’s Karan Kapur traces the journey of one of the country’s largest hospitality groups and reveals what it takes to succeed in India’s hyper competitive F&B industry.
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One of India’s largest homegrown hospitality and food services corporations today, K Hospitality operates 500-plus outlets in the hospitality, food services, and travel retail industry across the country.

Founded in 1972, it operates popular brands including Copper Chimney, Bombay Brasserie, The Irish House, Punkah House, Cafeccino, Josh, Curry Kitchen, and Blue Seas Banquets and Caterers, among others.

Karan Kapur, Executive Director of K Hospitality Corp, tells YourStory how far the business group has come from its humble beginnings.

“From a single brand, we started exploring and expanding to newer opportunities in the food and beverage (F&B) industry,” says Karan. 

Today, K Hospitality has a workforce of over 6,000 and operates 500-plus outlets — which it now plans to take to 1,000 over the next five years.


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