Sri Krishna Bhavan was founded by N.K.Mahadeva Iyer of Sri Krishna Sweets. His father was Krishna Iyer. NK Mahadeva Iyer, too started working at the age of 14, cooking and selling packets of sambar rice and tamarind rice. The day used to begin by 6:30 AM and the outlet would be closed by 8: 30 PM. Filter coffee was priced at 40 paise and Nescafe coffee used to be 50 paise. The coffee crowd was predominant until 8 AM and the tiffin people would follow thereafter.
Konar Mess food joint was set up in the year 1943 by late Shri. Sundara Konar . Initially there was no specific name for the restaurant until the people of the locality, Madurai Simmakkal fondly called it as the “ Konar Kadai “ in memory of late Sundara Konar which soon turned out to be the name of the food joint.
This is the unique formula of Saravanaa Bhavan, a chain of Indian vegetarian restaurants to build their businesses across the globe. Each new restaurant added to their network carries the legacy of good taste and quality. The trust that the customers have placed in us has been a motivating factor in exploring new destinations.
“Sangeetha” was established in a modest manner, one of the major restaurant chains in Chennai, crossing many difficulties and difficulties. The founding seed in this indigenous restaurant group dates back to 1950 when young Padmanabha Pothi, a 12-year-old boy, was sent out of his home to find a job. Pothi collected all the expertise and experience to begin his hotel after working in many hotels.
The Thalappakatti Biriyani Hotel’s roots can be traced all the way back to 1957. Founded by Mr. Nagasamy Naidu under the name Anandha Vilas Biriyani Hotel in Dindigul. He always wore a turban called THALAPA (a traditional headdress), which over the years became synonymous with his brand and cooking styles, leading him to earn the nickname “Thalappakatti Naidu” which would eventually become the name of our brand and restaurants.