Our Board of Directors


Founder, Chairman & CEO

A successful entrepreneur by the young age of 20, Shanmugan set up Singapore's first Indian pub in 1992 and his first restaurant, Gayatri, in 1996. Between 2004 and 2011, he took on the role of the President of Singapore's Indian Restaurant Association. He is also an avid organiser of fund-raising and food sponsorship events, and has been involved in various community and welfare organisations. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf.


Chief Operations Officer

Mahenthiran discovered his passion for the F&B industry at the tender age of 14. To further his interest and knowledge in this area, he pursued a BBA in International Hotel Management with Finance (Honours) in Switzerland. Since his return to Singapore, he has immediately established Gayatri @ OCC and taken up the position of COO at Catering Solutions.

Mahenthiran strongly believes in integrating food and technology, and is determined to bring the company to a new level of efficiency through best-in-class food technology and automation.


Executive Chef

Mr Vikineswaran obtained his Diploma in Culinary Skills from Shatec Institute. His specialties include Indian and Western cuisine.

He has varied culinary experience ranging from doing major events such as F1 and APEX.

Besides putting his talent in the kitchen to practice, Mr Vikineswaran also takes great interest in travelling and exploring different type of cuisine, as well as a good game of soccer.