‘Idli, Orchid and Will Power’ by Dr. Vithal Kamat is an exceptional read and a story of an entrepreneur who moved from a single, family style
restaurant, to create a chain known across the nation. He is a restaurateur, very famous in Western and Southern India for the famous KAMAT chain of restaurants. His dream was to make an environmentally friendly five-star hotel and life threw him a challenge, taking from him all his resources, except his dream, and he turned the tables, going on to make THE ORCHID which has now won a huge number of awards world-wide for being a top eco-tel. This is the story of what went into the making of this empire.
This is an inspiring story of a man willing to face any odds for his dream, armed with determination, dedication and discipline.
This is a gripping biography of the making of the ‘The Orchid’. Are you an entrepreneur who wanting to pursue your dreams in the face of the obstacles, this is meant for you. This true-life story shows that all it takes to make it, is the belief in your dreams and the conviction to see them through.
About the Author
Dr. Vithal Venkatesh Kamat, a second-generation restaurateur, a pioneer in green hotels, an environmentalist, an entrepreneur, an educationalist, an antiquarian, an author, a globetrotter and a black belt holder in karate, is a versatile personality. Mr. Kamat is the recipient of more than 110 national and international awards including ‘Best CEO of Industry Award’ by the Indian Express, ‘Golden Peacock Award’ received from the hands of His Holiness The Dalai Lama and many more. He is a visiting faculty at IIM Ahemdabad, BITS Pilani and many management institutes in India and abroad.
Publisher: Embassy Books
Price: Rs. 250.- paperback | Pages: 208 | ISBN: 978-93-83359-15-8