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oriental cuisines

oriental cuisines

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Oriental Cuisines Private Limited (OCPL) was originally founded by foodie, professor, restaurateur and entrepreneur
M Mahadevan in May 1994 under the name of Chaitanya Gourmet Splendour Private Limited. It was later renamed Oriental Cuisines Private Limited in March 1997.

While the name might indicate a leaning towards all things Asian, our global cuisine and flavours brings the finest flavours of the world to our esteemed customers.


  • OCPL founded and started the immensely popular concept of Food Courts in India.
  • Pioneered the drive to set global standards in hygiene, menu planning, service, systems and procedures to match customer expectations on a day-to-day basis.
  • Paving the way for community development with efforts such as The Chennai Culinary Institute, which was started in association with Chennai Corporation and Rotary Club of Madras East.

Our Strength: Serving more than 30 million people each year in over 100 odd outlets, across the country.

Our Goal: To provide outstanding service and also to ensure total customer delight and satisfaction.

Our Services: We dish up the finest Spanish, Chinese, Thai, French, North Indian, Kerala and coastal cuisine.


Chennai Mission, Trust
Chennai Mission is a charitable organisation and the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) wing of M/s. Oriental Cuisines Pvt. Ltd. India. Now, Oriental Cuisines owns a total of 75 units in India and more than 150 units abroad.


  • Empowering the underprivileged and skilled youth to live life with purpose and to the fullest.
  • Provide Merit Scholarships to deserving candidates to complete basic as well as higher education.
  • Joining hands with NGOs to set up a chain of bakeries and patisseries that provide employment opportunities for the underprivileged. They are then trained and empowered by imparting culinary knowledge and skill. The subsequent profits from these institutions are further invested back in for charity.

Oriental Cuisines Private Limited
No 74, Cathedral Road,
Chennai -600086
Tel: +91 (44) 30414000/4032/4056
Fax: +91 (44) 30414060




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