Co-Founder & CEO, Wow! Momo
Sagar Daryani serves as a Co-Founder & CEO at Wow! Momo Foods Pvt. Ltd. Having done his schooling from St. James's School, Kolkata & Graduation from St. Xaviers Kolkata, Sagar Daryani & his college friend, Binod Homagai started Wow! Momo immediately after completion of 3rd Year Final Exams (Even before the results were Out) at the age of 21 in 2008 with an initial Investment of only Rs. 30,000 ($500).
With a recent Company valuation of 46 Million USD, and the journey from small kiosks in Kolkata to India’s largest home grown Quick Service Restaurant Chain, today Wow! Momo is India’s largest chain of Momos both in terms of Volumes & Turnovers with over 160 Outlets across 11 cities.
Sagar & his team have literally "played with momos" & now their menu caters to 13 different flavours of momos available in Steamed, Fried & Pan fried variants. They have smartly Innovated & Invented to create Sizzler Momos, Momo Burgers, Momo Chats, Tandoori momos to name a few.. Even their dessert is a 'Chocolate momo. Currently Wow! Momo produces over 2 Lac pieces of momos per day.
Sagar is an enthusiast who is highly passionate about brand building. He dreams of an India where employment is 100%. The company currently employs over 1600 staff of which about 60 are especially able or from various NGOs which the company has partnered with. Under his leadership Wow! Momo has earned many awards & accolades including National Entrepreneurship Award 2016 from Ministry of Skills Development and Entrepreneurship, Govt of India & The Images Most Admired Indian origin Quick Service Restaurant chain of the year 2018.
The brand, under his leadership aspires to be the McDonalds of India and aims to become one of the World's fastest growing QSR Chains, thereby creating employment & adding value to the economy & society as a whole. With the focus on increasing and enhancing its customer base and service respectively, a 1000 Wow! Momo outlets in the near future is a definite possibility.
The Wow! Story has just begun.