Hotline: 1800 102 2007
X
Search Business Opportunities
Jan, 09 2014

Aachi to start chain of restaurants

Likely to foray into QSR segment

Tamil Nadu-based masala brand, Aachi Kitchen is planning to open a chain of Chettinad restaurants. As per the diversification strategy of this two-decade-old group, Aachi Kitchen will start in the first quarter of this year in five locations. AD Padmasingh Isaac, Founder and Chairman, Aachi Kitchen, said, "First, I want to see whether I can sustain and then blow the trumpet”. Isaac, a first-generation entrepreneur, started selling spices under the Aachi brand in 1995. This year, he expects to clock revenue of Rs 750 crore.

Holding a bachelor's degree in business administration, he worked as area manager for Godrej's personal care products unit for a decade before becoming an entrepreneur. Over the years, the Aachi group has extended to products such as herbal cosmetics, herbal cough syrup and even a matrimonial site. But the restaurant foray is likely to be the biggest-ever extension under the Aachi name.

Aachi's decision comes at a time when a slew of South Indian players are upping the game in the food business. The likes of Hotel Saravana Bhavan and Adyar Ananda Bhavan have global ambitions in this space. More specifically, though, the quick service restaurant market where Aachi expects to play is expected to swell in size in the years to come.

Comment
Related opportunities
  • Extra Curriculum Activities
    About Us: Eduisfun’s franchise provides a platform for enhanced gamified learning..
    Locations looking for expansion Maharashtra
    Establishment year 2015
    Franchising Launch Date 2017
    Investment size Rs. 50 K - 2lac
    Space required -NA-
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit, Multiunit
    Headquater Mumbai Maharashtra
  • Juices / Smoothies / Dairy parlors
    About Us: At Lassi Corner, we strive to help people transform..
    Locations looking for expansion Karnataka
    Establishment year 2016
    Franchising Launch Date 2017
    Investment size Rs. 5lac - 10lac
    Space required 125
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Bangalore Karnataka
  • Beauty Salons
    About Us: Monsoon Salon & Spa is the best hair & beauty..
    Locations looking for expansion New Delhi
    Establishment year 2011
    Franchising Launch Date 2017
    Investment size Rs. 30lac - 50lac
    Space required 1200
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Delhi New Delhi
  • Tea and Coffee Chain
    About Us: They are explorers in the organic coffee industry, Wheelys..
    Locations looking for expansion Delhi
    Establishment year 2014
    Franchising Launch Date 2018
    Investment size Rs. 20lac - 30lac
    Space required 150
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater New delhi Delhi
Insta-Subscribe to
The Franchising World
Magazine
For hassle free instant subscription, just give your number and email id and our customer care agent will get in touch with you
OR Click here to Subscribe Online
Daily Updates
Submit your email address to receive the latest updates on news & host of opportunities