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Tin Drum Asian Kitchen

Quick Summary

Tin Drum Asia Kitchen is a fast-casual restaurant inspired by the energy & atmosphere of the streets of Asia. Tin Drum’s Asian-inspired menu incorporates Thai, Japanese, Chinese, & Vietnamese flavors in a menu with leaner proteins, lots of fresh vegetables, & tasty salads. Tin Drum is primarily focused on growing throughout the Southeast & TX.

Quick Facts

Minimum Cash Required$150,000
Total Investment$351,800 – $563,250
Net Worth Required$500,000
Franchise Fee$30,000
Financing AssistanceNone
Year Founded2003
# of Existing Units13
Training & SupportYes
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Available In These States:

We are currently accepting inquiries in these states:
  • AL
  • FL
  • GA
  • NC
  • SC
  • TN
  • TX

Not Available In These States:

We are NOT currently accepting inquiries in these states:
  • AK
  • AZ
  • AR
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DE
  • DC
  • HI
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • IA
  • KS
  • KY
  • LA
  • ME
  • MD
  • MA
  • MI
  • MN
  • MS
  • MO
  • MT
  • NE
  • NV
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NM
  • NY
  • ND
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • RI
  • SD
  • UT
  • VT
  • VA
  • WA
  • WV
  • WI
  • WY
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Tin Drum Asian Kitchen

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.


AUV $962,931*

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 factor

* 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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Press Releases & Awards

5/17/2019 - An unpleasant Sunday 2am event turns into Tin Drum’s proudest celebration 

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