Where Are Available Growth Markets?
Anywhere you see a Chinese place or sushi bar, there’s a spot for a Thai Express franchise
A Thai Express franchise is a versatile business opportunity that works anywhere. We offer models for shopping mall food courts, in-line strip centers, and freestanding restaurants, with each location customized to incorporate the ancient traditions of Feng Shui design. This means each location is at once unique to that spot and instantly recognizable as a Thai Express.
Many Thai Express franchise owners find a blend of location styles works well, and Thai Express is a great opportunity for an individual seeking to scale a business while growing a brand. The ideal markets for a Thai Express are areas with blended dining experiences, where owners can open freestanding restaurants, shopping center endcap stores and mall food court locations.
“Thai Express is the kind of franchise restaurant that works well in virtually any location,” says John Wuycheck, Kahala Brands Sr. Vice President of Development. “Whether you’re interested in opening a popular lunch-and-dinner spot in a busy shopping mall or a destination restaurant in a hip neighborhood, Thai Express works because people come for the food, the service and the experience of authentic Thai cuisine.”
We say anywhere you see a Chinese joint or a sushi bar, there’s a spot for Thai Express, and we mean that. Even still, Thai Express works well anywhere you see fast food, family dining or hip, trendy restaurants.
An affordable, scalable business opportunity ideal for diverse markets
We believe Thai Express is the kind of affordable franchise restaurant that customers will flock to for a sit-down meal, and our in-line and freestanding restaurants are designed to foster a sense of community, arranged using time-honored principles of Feng Shui to encourage lingering and with tables arranged in a manner that creates a sense of community.
Our franchisees see it every day. Customers visit a Thai Express with a friend or family member and before they finish their meal, they’ve made new friends in the restaurant over the shared experiences of a unique, savory dish.
Four core principles:
1.) Customer experience. – Customer experience is very important. We make sure they get more than what they expect.
2.) Mutual respect. – Franchise owners and the corporate team listen and respond to each other’s concerns quickly and professionally.
3.) Thai Heart — Thai integrity at heart.
4.) Quality— Right product, Right Process and Right People.
For our most enthusiastic franchise owners, opening a Thai Express isn’t just a business decision. It’s also a commitment to the core principles of the Thai Express experience. That’s why, no matter what kind of restaurant you hope to own, there’s a Thai Express franchise model to suit. And because building and opening a Thai Express is affordable, Thai Express works in large and small markets alike.
Bring the premier Thai food franchise to your community today
Thai Express is a low-cost investment opportunity with high potential for growth as we expand across the United States. Startup costs range from $330,400 to $731,700, depending on the model you choose. Since 2004, we saturated the Canadian market with a business model built for entrepreneurs who are passionate about bringing an authentic and affordable Thai food experience to their communities. The franchise fee for your first Thai Express franchise is $30,000, and the franchise fee for multiple units can be discounted if certain conditions and criteria are met.