22 August 2016, India :
Bengaluru-based food tech startup Zzungry has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Silicon Valley-based entrepreneurs Satish Vasudeva and Madhusudhan Jujare as well as a group of other individual investors. These funds will be used towards expansion and building new revenue channels.
Zzungry was founded in 2015 by Baliga, Sandeep Rana and Ashish Kalya and differ from other food tech companies in the sense that they offer specially curated chef-prepared Indian food on demand and also have a different menu every week.
When talking about the plans for the company’s growth, co-founder Subash Baliga said, “At Zzungry, our aim is to introduce exotic Indian dishes to a larger audience at an affordable price. With the new investments, we will be setting up new kitchens to expand our footprint in Bengaluru. We will also be using a significant chunk of funds towards ramping up operation efficiency and marketing.”
It currently operates through a delivery model in Banaglore with 6 operational kitchens in Indiranagar, BTM, HSR, Marathahalli, Electronic City and Whitefield. The À la carte menu is priced between Rs 195/- to Rs 320/- whereas the combo meals are priced between Rs 195/- to Rs 325/-. They are currently operational in Bangalore processing more than 150 orders in a day.
Zzungry is all about experiencing the richness and grandeur of traditional Indian food at the comfort of your home/office. With some of the finest dishes like Bhagara Pulao, Murg Nihari, Tandoori Kasoori Aloo on offer, Zzungry brings India’s rich royal cuisines back to life. At Zzungry, each dish is prepared using best quality ingredients, vegetables and meats to ensure that that the aromas, flavors and the richness of royal cuisine remains intact. A Zzungry dish is more than just a delicious meal, it’s an experience in itself.