Our Story

Bright Hospitality was born in 2007 with an audacious dream to revolutionize the hospitality industry. With the belief of creating a world of wonderful guest experiences, Rajan Sethi, the Founder, set up a range of hospitality outlets.

A food connoisseur and travel enthusiast, Rajan wanted every Indian to savor the flavors of the world and further went on to disrupt the food and beverages industry. Today, BHPL has conceptualized and created some of the most well-known brands by making food not just a delicacy but an experience. Each brand, namely AM PM, The California Boulevard, The G.T. Road, Eternity and Ikk Panjab, true to its name is designed to cater to specific audiences. Rajan loves consistency and dining in style but is not afraid to step off the usual circuit in order to try something new. Along with a team of versatile Chefs and and highly qualified professionals, he works to make each venue an experiential delight!

Rajan places confidence in the strength of his institution, which is perfectly designed into a sustainable and system-driven organization.

Bright Hospitality believes in a universe of possibilities and having already set its mark in some of the most popular spots in Delhi and Gurgaon, it is now growing its wings to expand into markets such as Jaipur, Chandigarh, Jammu, Ludhiana, Lucknow and beyond…..

The team at BHPL is handpicked, keeping in mind a certain skill set of knowledge and experience that connects well with the vision, values and expectations of the organization.

Rajan Sethi

Promoter & Managing Director

Rajan Sethi

Promoter & Managing Director

Born in a liberal Sikh family, Rajan has always been a dreamer. After completing his graduation, he had the option of joining his father's electronics business but he chose to go to Sydney, Australia to study in 1999. Armed with a MBA in International Business from Macquaire University, he joined the family business, However his heart yearned to step into an unchartered territory.

Rajan is an avid traveller, a wildlife enthusiast, a seasoned mountaineer and an ardent Harley biker. His passion is to explore new countries, cultures and cuisines. He jovially describes himself as 'god-loving, wife-fearing man who loves merging his passion with a noble profession. A professional to the core, he believes in setting gold standards in the world of hospitality.

Vikram Bhalla

CEO

Vikram Bhalla

CEO

With career spanning over 17 years of entrepreneurship, Vikram loves to steer & live the responsibility for his team every day. He is backed by high energy, analytical skills & service-oriented mindset and rides high on his project management skills with focus on agile methodologies & leadership skills to provide best of the services to ever demanding customers & dynamics of the businesses. He has done B. Tech (Software Engineering) from Punjabi University, Patiala.

He demonstrates exemplary experience in designing strategic solutions to problems encountered in daily operations and to enhance/optimize their experience to provide best in class service to the customers.

He is a die-hard Manchester United fan, an avid music listener and a fitness freak who has participated in many Half-Marathons.

Ranjan Tarafdar

Director Business Development

Ranjan Tarafdar

Director Business Development

Ranjan heads the Business Development for BHPL. He chose to do his degree in Humanities from Delhi University and has spent time working in diverse industries ranging from aviation to automobile to real estate. Ranjan enjoys the young vibe at the organization. When asked about his role, He explains “We do creative work”, where the challenge is to make a difference and “create our own niche”. An avid movie watcher, Ranjan compares the F&B business to the art of filmmaking. He claims elements such as the story, architecture, drama, music, light and the right emotional connect are all a part of both a successful movie and a F&B brand. In his spare time, Ranjan enjoys reading autobiographies, alongside a good home-cooked meal.

Satish Kumar

Corporate Chef

Satish Kumar

Corporate Chef

Satish is the corporate head chef at BHPL. He has done his food craftsmanship from FCI, now known as IHM in faridabad in 1994. He then went on to work for a group of french hotels, namely Accor in Dubai. Later, he widely travelled as executive chef for Merceur in Muscat Oman, Hilton and Taj in Sudan and Yemen, Africa. In 2015, he returned back to India and joined BHPL. He is fond of the team spirit at BHPL and is thrilled to work in his home country after 20 years of working abroad. Chef’s speciality cuisine is french and cold kitchen. He is also a master in carvings. That is not all, Satish is a black belt in in taekwondo martial art. In his spare time, he enjoys trying new recipes but to his delight enjoys a good home cooked meal. Of Course, home cooked to a whole new level!

Pawan Singh

General Manager

Pawan Singh

General Manager

Pawan is the General Manager at BHPL. He has been an indispensable part of the company as he has been with BHPL from when it was only one property. He has completed his BSE from Meerut University and has been in the hospitality industry for the last 16 years. When asked about his attachment towards BHPL, he is often out of words since he has himself been a pillar in structuring the organization. He appreciates that the team at BHPL is constantly innovating and they can confidently call themselves “different” from others. As a true Delhiite, he is fond of both cricket and tandoori chicken.

Sandeep Yadav

Head of Operations

Sandeep Yadav

Head of Operations

Sandeep is the head of operations at BHPL. He has completed his BSE in hospitality and hotel management from IHMCT & AN, Bhuvneshwar. Sandeep has been with BHPL for almost 5 years, after having worked with renowned brands such as Hyatt and Radisson. He enjoys working with BHPL as he has always been an admirer of Mr. Rajan Sethi’s work. Sandeep is extremely passionate about his work and the word workaholic best describes him. In his little spare time, he enjoys outdoor games and relishes a good hakka chinese meal with family!

Ashwani Kumar

Finance Controller

Ashwani Kumar

Finance Controller

Ashwani is the Finance Controller at BHPL. With a MBA in Finance, he has been working in the field for the last 20 years. He has also spent 10 of 12 years in the food industry working with  one the biggest American foodchain, Mcdonalds. Ashwani sees great future prospects with BHPL and is looking forward to grow with the organization. He is a fan of ghazals and loves travelling. Ashwani has a new favourite food every month, he always makes an effort to try something new!

Ravi Saini

Sr. Accountant

Ravi Saini

Sr. Accountant

Ravi is the Sr. Accountant at BHPL. He has completed his MBA in Finance from MD University Rohtak. Ravi has been affiliated with the company for 8 years and values the network he has built within the company. He is very prompt in completing his tasks and is always ready to extend a helping hand when needed! Ravi ensures to make time for his favourite sport, cricket and never misses a chance to relish a true desi punjabi meal!

Swati Sharma

HR Head

Swati Sharma

HR Head

Swati heads the HR department for BHPL bringing over 12 years of experience from the hotels service sector. She has done her MBA from Welingkar University, Mumbai. Swati is excited to be part of the BHPL journey. She appreciates the extensive opportunities for growth BHPL has to offer and is enjoying working on some exciting upcoming projects. In her spare time, she likes to read and relish her favourite kadhi chawal!

Grace Muivah

Guest Relations

Grace Muivah

Guest Relations

Grace looks after the guest relations at BHPL and is a graduate in hospitality from IHM Calcutta. She has been working with the company for 3 years and has built a great rapport with her customers. Grace appreciates that her role at BHPL keeps her at her toes. She loves the office energy and finds comfort in the people she works with. Known to have a widespread knowledge in different cuisines, Grace also provides valuable input in food tastings. However, after having tried some exquisite food, she enjoys a simple pizza accompanied with beer and music!

Neha Saini

Marketing & Communication

Neha Saini

Marketing & Communication

Neha heads the marketing and communication for BHPL and has been with the company for 3 years. She has graduated from GGSIP University with a Bachelors in Journalism and Mass communication. After many years of experience, Neha has finally found her place. She appreciates the supportive and flexible environment at the organization. In one word, she describes her work as “fun”.  A fan of cafe’s, Neha truly enjoys tea’s and breads. We think AMPM is made for her as a glass of wine, live music and good company is all she needs!

Jasmine Kalra

Marketing & Branding

Jasmine Kalra

Marketing & Branding

Jasmine works closely with the marketing and branding of BHPL. She has completed her Bachelors of Business Administration from University of Toronto, Canada. Jasmine is a social media addict! She likes to be updated with what’s happening around the globe and believes that constant innovation is essential to sustain a successful F&B brand. She loves to personally interact with customers and build relationships. In her spare time, she enjoys dancing and likes to travel.

Priyal Jain

Marketing & Branding

Priyal Jain

Marketing & Branding

Priyal works closely with the marketing and branding of BHPL. She is a graduate in Sociology from Delhi University. She has a good understanding of people and behaviours and is able envision ways to keep our customers upbeat. Priyal enjoys the ample learning opportunities she receives at BHPL. She loves trying new places, meeting new people and building relationships. In her spare time, she relishes a yummy Italian meal followed by a movie!

Sanjeev Sharma

Creative Designer

Sanjeev Sharma

Creative Designer

Sanjeev is the creative designer at BHPL with expertise at every designing software out there! He mostly enjoys working on adobe photoshop, illustrator and corel draw. He also has a great taste in music and is the go-to person for the best playlists in various music genres. Sanjeev appreciates the liberty he receives in expressing and crafting his ideas at BHPL. He claims he is always busy but absolutely loves it! He is fond of eating Indian food and lives by philosophy - work, eat, repeat!

Dinesh Kumar

Legal and Liasioning

Dinesh Kumar

Legal and Liasioning

Dinesh looks after the liasoning at BHPL. He has done his MA in Economics and has been with the company for 10 years now. He has developed a passion for his role and appreciates that his work allows him to network, interact and learn from many in the business. Dinesh claims his hobby and his work are one and the same thing. In his spare time, he likes to relax and enjoy his favourite paneer lababdar.

Sanjeet Rana

Admin and Projects

Sanjeet Rana

Admin and Projects

Sanjeet heads the administrative department at BHPL. He is a MA Graduate from Delhi University. Sanjeet likes the positive environment at BHPL. Known for his sense of humour and punch lines, he is said to be great company to work with at the office. Given his spontaneous nature, he is popular with his colleagues to resolve any issues as in when he receives it. Sanjeet gives importance to his health and fitness and enjoys a cold beer after burning good number of calories.