Kolkata-based Shiraz Hotels has opened Lazeez, a 900 sqft restaurant at R B Connector, Kasba, a suburb city of Kolkata, with an initial investment of Rs 30 lakh. The 42-seater serves authentic Awadhi dishes at affordable prices, besides biryani, kababs, and several gravy items. They also provides takeaway and door delivery services.
Said Ishtiaque Ahmad, Managing Director of Shiraz Hotels, “We are anticipating average footfalls of 140 and more at this outlet. We have been in the restaurant and hotel business since 1940, and specialise in authentic Awadhi cuisine. Now we want set up a chain of restaurants and QSRs across India under our new brand Lazeez. Currently, there are six Lazeez outlets in Bangalore, one at Thane in Mumbai, and three in Kolkata. Our aim is to open around 150 outlets within 18 months. Another 3-4 outlets are scheduled to open in Kolkata before the Durga Puja festival. We have a take-away counter at Chinar Park, Rajarhat and at Cognizants in Sector V, Salt Lake.”