Arya Ingley

Arya Ingley

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25 years

A self-motivated professional with 5+ years of experience in hospitality management, specializing in building and growing ventures in the Food and Beverage sector. Expertise in Business Development, Marketing and Strategic collaborations.

  • Others

... Functional Expertise

  • Operations
  • Strategy

... Committee

  • Placement Committee

... Achievements

  • Won IIM Bangalore’s VISTA Prodigy Case competition 2021.
  • 2nd Runner-up at IIM Bangalore Eximius’s Evolve marketing strategy case Competiton 2021.
  • Received the ITC WelcomAcheiver for outstanding performance.
  • Received the University Gold Medal by IGNOU for topping the under-graduation course pan India.

... Certifications

  • Luxury Training and Professional Etiquette Program by Sharper Edge India- 2018.

Work Experience | 62 months

... Career Highlights

Founder – The Backyard Bowls

  • Built a healthy single diner delivery venture, providing customised subscription and ala carte meal plans.
  • Improved business development and key account management directly accounting for 60% of sales.
  • Improved average ticket size by 20% through enhanced offerings based on ordering and market trends.
  • Established a 600+ client base within 4 months of operarations through a targeted branding approach.

Junior Sous Chef – ITC Ltd- Hotel Operations

  • Led a team of 40 for end-to-end planning and production for 15+ Food and Beverage outlets across multiple  ITC Luxury Collection Hotels.
  • Conceptualized and executed marketing strategies through promotional fests, managing social media campaigns through influencer engagement and food styling sessions.

Junior Sous Chef – ITC Ltd. - R&D, Ready to Eat Foods

  • Spearheaded the core team that conceptualized the setup, food trials, menu standardization, and execution of the first of its kind ‘ITC MasterChef café, a venture of ITC Frozen Foods Division, Bangalore. 
  • Managed the coordination for product trials and roll-out for 32+ lactose-free nut and seed milk-based lactose-free offerings across 15+ ITC Luxury collection Hotels pan India. 

Assistant Manager – Carlson Rezidor Group of Hotels

  • Leveraged guest feedback through data collation, analyzed customer preferences, and worked on enhancing the existing range of offerings.
  • Managed Vendor & inventory management, product sampling, and Quality check audits.