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Work-Life Balance

Job Security

Income Potential

Work Culture

Importance of Education

Recognition

Profile Details
Name – Anshul Chawla
Profession – Entrepreneur (Business Owner)
Designation – Managing Director
Organisation – Vinis Bar
Age – 32
City – Jabalpur
Work Experience (Years) – 11 years

Under-Graduation – B.A. LLB, ILS Pune

Professional Qualification – Diploma in Arbitration and CS Foundation cleared

Please give us a summary of your Career.

After completing my Bachelor’s degree, I decided to do something of my own. I started off with a ready-made garment shop and Aloe-Vera farming. It was a small start but it gave me the skills I needed to take on other ventures as well. It was my job to oversee every aspect of the job. This made my daily schedule quite hectic. I was a government road contractor as well. Finally, I opened up a bar and bought a franchise of a quick-dine restaurant called Bangs. I also have a sub-dealership from Honda.

Please describe your current Job Responsibilities as bar-restaurant Owner.

I oversee all aspects that there possibly can be- I have to manage the finances and the overall budget of the bar-restaurant, keep a check on the inventory costs, food and labor costs. I manage all the staff members and see to it that all the guests that come to the restaurant are happy and satisfied with the food, service and overall ambiance of the place. AlsoI  try to bring something new to the menu in small, unique ways, be it deals like ‘happy hours’ or a unique dish. However, the most important aspect would be keeping the standard high and constantly strive to improve on it.


Average Income in Bar-Restaurant Business in the current scenario

Starting out/Fresher – 2-5 Lakhs Per Annum
5 Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
10 Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
15 Years of Experience – 5-10 Lakhs Per Annum
20 or more Years of Experience – 10-20 Lakhs Per Annum
How do you rate the Income Potential in your career?
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Work-Life Balance

On an average, how many hours do you work per day?
More than 9 hours
On an average, how many days in a week do you work?
All 7 days
How often are you required to work in night-shift?
Often
Does your work require you to travel?
Never
Does your work require you to relocate to different town/cities?
Never
How would you consider the job security in your profession?
Secure
Would you consider this Profession Risky?
Maybe

Overall, how would you rate Work-Life Balance in your Profession?
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Overall, how would you rate Job Stability of your Profession?
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What are the different ways of entering this profession?

You definitely need an idea or a vision to start your bar or restaurant but you do need to make sure that you have all the resources for it. Otherwise, you do not exactly need a degree in order to start your own restaurant.


Work-Culture

How would you rate Stress-Level in your Profession?
Stressful
How would you rate your office/work infrastructure?
Good
How would you describe your co-workers?
Helpful
Generally speaking, your work as bar-restaurant Owner is
Office Work
Overall, how would you rate Work-Culture in your Profession?
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Importance of Education in Your Profession

Would you say that Education from top School/College plays a major role in the success in this Profession?
No
What level of Education is sufficient to be successful in this Profession?
Simple Graduation
Would you say that Studious students are generally successful in this Profession?
No
How would you consider the Cost of Education post 12th?
Expensive

Overall, how would you rate the role of Education in your Profession?
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According to you, what kind of person is likely to be Happy & Successful as Bar-Restaurant Owner?

First Personality Trait – Energized by people, enjoy a variety of tasks and good at multitasking
Second Personality Trait – Focus on facts and details and apply past experiences to come up with practical solutions to problems
Third Personality Trait – Prefer to make decisions using logic by weighing pros and cons
Fourth Personality Trait – Prefer to be organised and stick to plan
Fifth Personality Trait – Prefer to seek new experiences and create new things
Sixth Personality Trait – Prefer to be self-disciplined and organised
Seventh Personality Trait – Prefer to be cooperative and compassionate
Eighth Personality Trait – His/Her Family and Friends agree that S/he is usually relaxed, calm and happy
Please provide details

It is a profession that offers hospitality. However, in order to manage all aspects of it, you need to be organized and need to have certain in place for yourself and how you see yourself and the restaurant grow.

What are some of the positives, which would encourage someone to become a Bar-Restaurant Owner?

I get to meet new and different kind of people every single day. It gives you the opportunity to connect with people through the most universal language there is, food. It is your own venture which will make you, the deciding factor in all its aspects- its growth, the kind, and quality of the food you want to serve. You also have to keep incorporating the latest trends and styles in your food as well.

What are some of the negatives that you would want someone to be aware of when considering starting own bar-restaurant?

Daily schedules can be erratic, which will take a toll on your personal life. It can also get very stressful because all the responsibilities ultimately lie on your shoulders. There is constant competition and there may be a time where you do not make any profits. It can be difficult to deal with such a time. You absolutely need all the financial backing when starting out, which can be the downside of the profession.


Recognition in your Profession

What is your family’s view of your Profession?
My Family is Impressed
What is Friends’ view of your Profession?
My Friends are Impressed
What is Society’s view of your Profession?
Society is Impressed
Overall, how would you rate the Recognition aspect of your Profession?
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General Information of your Profession/Business

What kind of family’s financial background can maximize success in this profession?
Medium to Large Business (Annual Family Income upwards of 20 Lakhs)
What is the ease of starting own business in this field?
Maybe Easy for Few
How easy is it to move to a different country in this profession?
Difficult
Now you have several years of work experience and you have seen professions of others. If you are taken back to 10th/12th class and allowed to pick a profession, then which profession will you pick and why?

I have tried many different kinds of fields before settling on this one, so if I had the opportunity to pick another profession, I would not as I am happy in the field I am in.


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