Alumna Nisha Katona is the founder and CEO of Mowgli Street Food restaurants. She is also the founder of The Mowgli Trust, the charitable limb of the restaurant for which Nisha selects and supports local and world charities by donating over £500k each year.
Founded in 2014, Nisha used all her savings to open the first Mowgli Street Food restaurant in the city of Liverpool. Since giving up the security of a 20-year career as a full-time Barrister, Nisha has grown Mowgli Street Food to 16 restaurants across the nation with an aim to continue growing restaurants and jobs to fulfill the mission of Mowgli: to enrich lives in the cites she goes to.
Mowgli Street Food is recognised as one of the nation’s fastest-growing companies according to The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 and was awarded by them, Best Management Team. Mowgli is listed as one of the 100 Best Large Companies to work for
Nisha received an MBE in the 2019 New Year Honours List for services in the Food Industry and is also the author of 4 cookbooks and works extensively on TV as a food and business expert.
We welcomed Nisha back to Scarisbrick Hall School in March 2018 where she gave an inspirational talk to our Sixth Form students about her career and passion for Indian food.