Bihari Lall, the Franchise Owner of Denny’s Brooklyn and Jackson Heights. Mr. Lall is also owner of two businesses in the Brooklyn Terminal Market, the Blue Water Seafood Company, which is an importer and distributor of seafood from the Caribbean and the Americas, and the Gitto Farmers Market, a retail and wholesale supermarket that specializes in Caribbean and African Food products. Additionally, a member of the Key Food Stores Cooperative, he rounds out his food service holdings with Caribbean Depot, a Cash & Carry Wholesale distributor that sells to restaurants, wholesalers, distributors, grocery stores, and green grocers, and Total Products Distributors, a USDA-approved meat packing facility. Mr. Lall, other business interests include investments in the medical cannabis industry and real estate development.PROFILE IN EXCELLENCE
Bihari Lall’s journey began as part of a father/son duo at Ramela International, a specialty food distribution company his father started. His success was built over the last two decades of hard work and a strong desire to help the less fortunate to which his 280 employees can attest. He is mentor to many young entrepreneurs. Bihari Lall was born in Manhattan to Guyanese parents, who he credits for the values that made him successful.
Mr. Lall is an active member and volunteer of the Indo-Caribbean Alliance (ICA) a 501(c)3 non-profit organization based in Queens, New York, founded in 2008, to provide support to the underserved Indo-Caribbean and South Asian enclaves of South Queens. The Richmond Hill Lions Club, an affiliate of Lions Clubs International, an organization committed to service worldwide is stronger because of members like Bihari Lall. As a community outreach leader and a Lion Club member, Bihari has given back in many ways. A member of the Harmony Lodge No. 241, Lall has donated thousands of dollars of healthy groceries to community distribution sites and delivered free meals especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. He is the unsung hero of the challenging Covid-19 era.