Himani Mantri Grover

Contact Number: +91 9810829027

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about founder

Chicory Chai was founded by Himani Mantri Grover in 2013. A graduate of NIFT - India with a Master’s degree from Creative Academy, Milan, she worked under the mentorship of Mr. Giampiero Bodino, Creative Director: Compagnie Financière Richemont SA, Geneva. She has been associated with international names like Cartier, Ralph Lauren, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Piaget & Mont Blanc as well as UNDP, FICCI and MMTC, India, in the past, before she founded Chicory Chai. 

With over 15 years of industry experience, Himani is passionate about history and fiercely guards age-old practices of gastronomy and food cultivation on her ancestral land in southern Maharashtra. She's a certified Permaculturist and is associated with farming clusters that focus on regenerative agriculture. She's currently based in Gurgaon.