Bhubaneswar: A leading incubation center for startups and entrepreneurship in the state, Atal Incubation Centre-Nalanda Institute of Technology Foundation (AIC-Nalanda), which is supported by AIM, NITI Ayoga has announced the launching a new start-up company called ‘Chef Jonction’. It is a food delivery platform that delivers home cooked meals to customers. To launch this startup, AIC-Nalanda organized the fourth chapter of the “Startup Launchpad Series” at Occasions Banquet Hall, Bhubaneswar on 25th February 2022 (Friday). It was incubated at AIC-Nalanda along with around 35 other startups.
Chef Junction began its journey in August 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic and allowed a customer to order hygienic home-cooked meals prepared by hand-picked home chefs across the city through their app available on Play Store and AppStore. It now has more than 100 talented home chefs and more than 1,000 products referenced on its platform. Unlike other food delivery platforms, Chef Junction delivers food prepared by people at home where hygiene and quality are integrated into multiple kitchens, from Poha to Pizza.
On this occasion, Suryanshu Panda, co-founder of Chef Junction, affirmed that “Chef Junction, by delivering #GharSeGharTak, seeded the concept of being ‘self-reliant’ in the country of this city and began to inspire many people. , especially women home chefs, become self-employed by earning regular income.” He called on the public to encourage foodies to download the Chef Junction app and enjoy the delicious catering services of home chefs in Bhubaneswar.
Many of the city’s top celebrities and food bloggers graced the occasion.
AIC Nalanda is currently incubating 35 startups in its state-of-the-art incubator based in Bhubaneswar. “Startup Launchpad” is an initiative of AIC-Nalanda where it promotes the products/services of entrepreneurs ready to launch their innovations in the mainstream market. The platform provides startups with wide reach across industry, user community, media, and public forums.