Fast Casual Indian Cuisine

With an innovative spin on “street food” dishes.

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Curry Up Now Overview

This award-winning Indian fast casual restaurant chain dominates the segment with high volume and a simple operational model. Unlike traditional Indian restaurants, Curry Up Now requires no trained Indian chef, and serves a menu of innovative Indian street food that appeals to the American market. With a streamlined supply chain, strong support, and a conversion friendly model, now is the time to hurry up to Curry Up Now.  

FOUNDED / SEGMENT

2009 in San Francisco & Silicon Valley / Indian Fast Casual Restaurant/ Indian Cuisine & Speakeasy Bar

REVENUE STREAM / DAY PARTS / FOOTPRINT

Dine-in, Delivery, Carry-out, Catering, Alcohol / Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour, Snack, Late Night/ 1,500 sq. ft. (average)

CONVERSIONS / REVENUE

Perfect for inexpensive restaurant conversions

The Market

Franchisee Testimonials

CEO & Chief Trouble Maker Curry Up Now

Akash Kapoor

Our Story

Curry Up Now is the largest and fastest growing Indian fast casual restaurant chain in North America, renowned for their innovative spin on traditional Indian cuisine. “Indian Street Food” with a modern twist.

Curry Up Now takes care of their customers by using only clean locally sourced ingredients. Their delicious food WOWS guests. Founder and CEO, Akash Kapoor supports employees, and gives back to the community, “I firmly believe in bringing happiness to the world through food”.

Akash spent years perfecting Curry Up Now’s sauces, chutneys, and other foods which are produced in a professional commissary. Curry Up Now offers franchisees the ability to purchase the food directly from the commissary at the same price as the founders, giving franchisees even more opportunity to be profitable.

Franchise Advantage

Unique Concept

Unique concept means perfect fit for prime real estate & flexible conversion options from 1,300 to 3,300 sq.ft.

A Growing Trend

Billions of people eat Indian cuisine every day

No Indian Chef Required

No requirement for an Indian chef – all chutneys/sauces are prepared & delivered using a commissary & major distributor
Franchise Opportunities for Curry Up Now in Nashville, Tennessee

Hip Speakeasy Bar

The option to include a hip speakeasy bar, Mortar & Pestle where available

Wide Variety of Menu Options

Protein is halal, naturally raised & free of antibiotics, with the menu also including a wide array of vegetarian, vegan, & gluten-free choices

The Numbers

FRANCHISE FEE

$35,000

MULTI-UNIT DEVELOPMENT FEE

Full Fee 1-3 units (or 1-5 for 10+ units), 50% deposit each additional unit

ROYALTIES

6% of Gross Sales

WORLDWIDE CREATIVE FUND

3% of Gross Sales

LOCAL STORE MARKETING

1st Restaurant: $1,500 /month for the initial 6 months of operations

START UP COSTS (MULTI-UNIT)

$392,000 – $1,671,500

Target Franchisee

We’re looking for passionate, hardworking franchisees who are focused on growth and the guest experience. We want you to build a successful business by following our nationally proven operations system.

Franchise Requirements

Operational experience in the restaurant business is a plus, but not required assuming a Director of Operations, proven to be successful at running multi-unit franchise businesses, will be a part of your team. Prospective Franchisees must meet the minimum requirements below to be considered for a Curry Up Now franchise.

  • $1MM net worth*
  • $500K liquid capital available for investment*
  • Ready to begin development within the next 3-6 months
  • Ready to develop a multi-unit territory in a major U.S. area

Franchise Support

Curry Up Now is committed to ensuring impeccable operations at every location. Curry Up Now provides our franchise partners with the all the resources and support necessary to continually succeed and grow.

Support provided to franchisee includes:

  • Real estate / site selection
  • Store build-out, construction
  • Training systems
  • Operational support
  • Recipe & menu development
  • Marketing & brand building
  • Vendor & equipment selection
  • Point of Sale system
  • Pre-opening, grand opening support

Become a Curry Up Now Franchisee in 30-Days

STEP 1

Submit an Inquiry Form (Today!)

STEP 2

Speak with Franchise Development Director (within 24 hours)

STEP 3

Submit the Franchise Application (2 days)

STEP 4

Review Application with Franchise Development Director (3 days)

STEP 5

Receive & review Franchise Disclosure Document with Franchise Development Director (5 days)

STEP 6

Schedule Discovery Day with Franchisor (14 days)

STEP 7

Execute letter of intent (16 days)

STEP 8

Become a Franchisee! (30 days)

Awards & Honors

QSR’s 40/40 List

Founder and CEO Akash Kapoor Top 100 Movers and Shakers

Breakout Brands Award

5 Hottest Fast-Casual Chains

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