News: Ex-Nirula CEO Samir Kuckreja joins Zomato’s top team


Ex-Nirula CEO Samir Kuckreja joins Zomato’s top team

Samir Kuckreja to head Zomato base as President, which is cloud -based point of sale product
Ex-Nirula CEO Samir Kuckreja joins Zomato’s top team

Former CEO of Nirula’s corner house, Samir Kuckreja has joined Zomato’s top management team. Zomato is one of the known online restaurant discovery platform and Samir will be leading its food tech firm’s cloud-based point of sale product, Zomato Base, as President.

Zomato Base was launched last year. It offers convenient restaurant features to customers such as menu, recipe, inventory management, CRM, real – time analytics etc. and includes built –in payment solution facilitating online and offline payments to customers, where it accepts credit and debit cards both. It is an Android – based system that enables restaurants to operate from a single platform. 

Kuckreja has worked with Zomato before in an advisory capacity and has been associated in the past with regard to restaurant booking.  Besides heading popular QSR food chain, Nirula’s corner house as MD & CEO until 2012, Samir had also started his own Tasanaya Hospitality. He had also worked as the joint MD for Mars Hotels & Restaurants before working with Nirula. 

He is a  graduate from Cornell University and has served as president of the National Restaurant Association of India until 2015. 


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