Tin Drum Asian Kitchen

2019 Costs & Fees

Liquid Capital Required:$150,000
Net Worth Required:$500,000
Total Investment:$351,800 - $563,250
Initial Franchise Fee:$30k *discount available on additional units under a development contract
Royalty Type:6%

Franchisor Details

Total Units:11 units open, 6 franchised
Year Founded:2003
Franchising Since:2011
Home Office: Atlanta, GA

About Tin Drum Asian Kitchen

Founded 2003 in Atlanta GA, Tin Drum Asian Kitchen focuses on made by order cuisine from many Asian regions. Inspired by music and life around Asian curbside cafes, the menu packs bold flavors dishes prepared in open kitchen. The space invites all budgets, taste buds and styles, and looks to introduce guests with thoughtful, modern design and surprising, witty details.

The Streets of Asia in Your Bowl

  • Street Food is a new trend shaping the foodie culture.*
  • Consumers want convenience with more ethnic flair.**
  • 66% of Millennials Find Ethnic Flavors Appealing.***
  • Sriracha has been declared a go-to condiment by millennials.****
  • At 40%, Millennials represent the largest portion of Tin Drum’s guests.

**Nation’s Restaurant News
****Franchisehelp.com Industry Analysis 2018

Our global economy has opened up vast new opportunities, especially in what we’re eating now. And the flavor profiles of Asia are leading the way. Tin Drum® Asian Kitchen serves up fresh, cooked-to-order wok dishes in a fun, fast casual atmosphere everyone — especially Snake People — loves.

You’re Not Making A Meal, You’re Feeding A Movement

Tin Drum Asian Kitchens are inspired by the energy and atmosphere of the streets of Asia. Founder, Steven Chan, began Tin Drum in 2003 to bring people from all walks of life together to share in a meal that was both tantalizing and comforting.

Tin Drum’s are typically between 1,800 and 2,200 square feet and feature a dramatic wok theater, bold colors and images, and open shelving stocked, market-style, with noodles, sauces, and other ingredients used in cooking. Some locations also include a small set of retail product offerings featuring a variety of cool, exotic, and unique items from around the world.

Tin Drum offers sit-down dining and takeout, with 60% of the business in lunch and 40% in dinner.

The Restaurant Is Exciting To Run

Tin Drum’s open theatre-style kitchen invites customers to experience the excitement of real wok cooking. Tin Drum serves Asia’s greatest hits, made fresh and can be customized with different spices and levels of heat.

Tin Drum Franchise Owners become the face of the brand for their customers and their community. Franchise Owners receive comprehensive training and ongoing support from experts in the fast casual franchise restaurant category.

Not Your Sensei’s Franchise Opportunity

Tin Drum Asian Kitchen is looking for people who want to get in on the next big thing in global dining. Our Franchise Owners are driven to succeed, prefer Asian flavors that are big and bold, and are looking to capitalize on the huge demand for fun, fast casual restaurant concepts. Qualified candidates must have:

  • Restaurant experience
  • $150,000 in liquid assets and a minimum net worth of $500,000
  • And must be willing to invest between $351,800-$563,250 (costs can vary depending on space and other factors)

Prosperity Is For Those Who March To The Beat Of Their Own Drum

AUV $962,931*

*AUV based on a mix of corporate and franchise locations for calendar years 2015-2018. Please refer to our FDD for details.

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Tin Drum Asian Kitchen is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas.

Interested parties should have at least $150,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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