Sharmila Bhide, co-founder and CFO of Pune-based Calsoft is all set to take her second debut as an entrepreneur.
Bhide who co-founded Calsoft in 1998 right this moment introduced the launch of HausKhaas.com that provides unique dishes from totally different areas of India and few worldwide cuisines.
The food-based portal, in contrast to others within the class, intends to supply genuine cooked-food from famend cooks and home-makers who’ve experience in regional cooking.
“I imagine meals is one thing that brings individuals collectively. Greater than 100 individuals have proven curiosity to affix the platform as HausChefs. Nonetheless, HausKhaas believes in fastidiously curating them and their menus earlier than including them on. Presently the variety of lively HausChefs is about 25-30 at any given time limit,” mentioned Bhide.
As an illustration, Kamla Patil, 65-year-old housemaker is a cooking skilled and has experience in cooking Kolhapuri non-veg recepies. Being a senior citizen and restricted entry to web, she will be able to’t share her dishes with others on business foundation. However, right this moment she is HausChef on HausKhaas.com.
Bhide added, “We’re at the moment serving 12-15 regional Indian cuisines and an analogous variety of worldwide ones. As we curate increasingly more HausChefs, we clearly goal to cowl your entire spectrum on Indian and Worldwide regional delicacies.
Our mission is to carry the dishes which might be distinctive and one-of-a-kind. Like a Jackfruit biryani, or a Thai rooster loaf or a mutton Rann that’s cooked for greater than three hours to permit the flesh to only soften off the bone.”
The platform which began on a pilot foundation in January this yr and is at the moment restricted to Pune metropolis. Within the subsequent one yr it has plans to develop it in chosen cities throughout India. Bhide has invested Rs 2 crore for this enterprise in her private capability.
Explaining how totally different the platform is from different startups in the same house, She mentioned, “HausKhaas understands and love meals, and infrequently take pleasure in cooking ourselves, We are able to perceive the HausChefs higher and may join with them at a really basic stage. This I imagine is our largest differentiator from different startups in the same house. Additionally, we aren’t providing any reductions on our merchandise. Our enterprise is pushed by ardour for meals, love for cooking and is guided by expertise and talent to construct and run sustainable enterprise fashions.”