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Thursday, 23 April 2015

EAZYDINER - India's 1st Restaurant Reservation Platform by Vir Sanghvi



Frames from the EazyDiner Android App


India’s Top Hoteliers, Food Critics and restaurateurs come together to launch EazyDiner, India’s first integrated restaurant platform. Co-founded by Sue Ritz and Vir Sanghvi, EazyDiner will offer an exclusive dining concierge service to improve the restaurant and eating out experience.

Vir Sanghvi, India's best-known food writer and TV personality launched EazyDiner, India’s first restaurant reservation platform that offers expert reviews, recommendations, deals with every reservation, insiders’ tips and an exclusive dining concierge service.

Launch of the Orange Revolution - EazyDiner



Deepak.I.Shahdadpuri, MD - DSG Consumer Partners, and Gulpreet Kohli, Ex MD –Chrys Capital have led the first round of funding.

The platform was launched in collaboration with India’s top hoteliers and restaurateurs, including Amit Burman (VC- Dabur and Founder Chairman LBF) Zorawar Kalra ( MD, Massive Restaurants) , Vikram Oberoi (CEO-JMD , The Oberoi Group), Anjan Chatterjee (CEO, Specialty restaurants) and Dilip Puri (MD-India & Reg.VP South Asia, Starwood Hotels & Resorts) , Dinesh Nair (Co-Chairman & MD, The Leela Palaces Hotels& Resorts), Sourish Bhattachrya ( Delhi Gourmet Club) amongst others.

Featuring over 8000 restaurants, 200 bars, and 600 critic reviews, EazyDiner is a marketplace for restaurants and a one stop shop for researching and booking over 300 selected restaurants.
The platform also helps a diner get great deals and discounts with every reservation, in addition to earning loyalty points for every table booking.The partner restaurants are some of the best restaurants in the country ranging from the top five star hotels to award winning stand-alone restaurants.
It also provides daily high-quality editorial content on the latest trends in food and dining.

“The restaurant revolution is here. More restaurants are opening than ever before and Indians are eating out more frequently. EazyDiner is a way of helping diners makes the right choices and putting restaurants in touch with the modern Indian diner. It doesn't just make reserving tables easy but it also offers curated reviews by some of India's top critics. The site contains the most up-to-date information on dining trends and our concierges are on hand to guide diners through the restaurant world. Plus, every booking through EazyDiner comes with an EazyDeal which could save diners anything from 10% to 50% of the total bill.  This is the only restaurant site with authority and influence,” said Vir Sanghvi, Co-Founder, EazyDiner.

Watch "EazyDiner - Eating is believing!" on YouTube



Mr. Deepak Shahdadpuri, Managing Director, DSG Consumer Partners commented, “The F&B sector in India has been relatively slow to adopt new technologies, in tandem with the change in eating habits,  lifestyle trends and consumer behavior. EazyDiner is a platform that serves the needs of both the restaurants and diners. The company’s vision is to reduce as much friction as possible in the dining out experience from discovery, search and reservations. EazyDiner brings together everything a diner is looking for: curated content, top critic reviews, real time online reservations, a concierge service and a dining loyalty program. Diners love being able to get real time confirmation when booking with restaurant partners. Restaurants can now use EazyDiner’s reach and marketing to attract more guests to dine with them. EazyDiner is led by a team of very experienced hospitality professionals who understand the needs and pain points of the industry and are now leveraging technology to address them.”

At present, EazyDiner services are exclusively available to the users in the Delhi NCR region. And, the mobile app is already available on the Google Play platform (Android) and will be available on the iOS platform in May.

EazyDiner also provides customized experience to its patrons through an expert concierge service, which allows diners to call one of its specially trained concierges @ 786 100 4444, who not only provide recommendations but also assist with bookings at even hard-to-get-into restaurants.

EazyDiner will launch in Mumbai on the 1st of July with complete listing details of over 7500 restaurants in addition to 500 partner restaurants with online reservations and exclusive deals.
And will roll out operations in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune and Chennai within this year.

Team TWCI with Team EazyDiner at the Launch Ceremony






 Coverage By : Team TWCI- The Writers Collective of India 
Mr.Avininder Singh and Vickrham Vicky
Pics By : Vickrham Vicky