Raj Rana: Itihaas
Focus: Fine-dining Indian restaurant
Raj Rana, 30
Serial entrepreneur Raj Rana has proved himself to be an accomplished restaurateur. Itihaas boasts 20 of India’s finest chefs and service staff, and its traditional tikka masala-free menu has been extremely well received. Its fine-dining experience won it the prestigious restaurant of the year title at the Cobra Good Curry Awards in December, and the Birmingham-based business is now expanding rapidly, catering for top hotels.