Mandarin Restaurant vs Rasoee Franchise Comparison

Below is an in-depth analysis and side-by-side comparison of Mandarin Restaurant vs Rasoee including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options.

Start-Up Costs and Fees

Mandarin Restaurant Franchise
Rasoee Franchise
Investment $2,500,000 - $3,000,000$200,000 - $275,000
Franchise Fee N/A$25,000
Royalty Fee -6%
Advertising Fee -2%
Year Founded 19791996
Year Franchised -2007
Term Of Agreement --
Term Of Agreement --
Renewal Fee --

Business Experience Requirements

Mandarin Restaurant Franchise
Rasoee Franchise
Experience --

Financing Options

Mandarin Restaurant Franchise
Rasoee Franchise
  In-House/3rd PartyIn-House/3rd Party
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Training & Support

Mandarin Restaurant Franchise
Rasoee Franchise
Training -Rasoee has organized a comprehensive training program for our franchisees. Our training program principally focuses on food preparation, restaurant operations, inventory management and financial / legal obligations required to run a company. The food preparation segment of the program is Rasoee's key advantage in the industry. Our proprietary production systems allow minimum staffing and minimal product knowledge, while delivering award- winning gourmet cuisine within minutes.
Support -Rasoee Chefs and management team are continuously developing new recipes to keep up with current food trends (no trans fats, Omega-3/multigrain Naan breads) in the dynamic world of foodservice. The Rasoee franchise partnership will provide all the tools needed to comfortably run the Rasoee restau- rant throughout the process. We have carefully designed the system in order to allow the franchisee to focus largely on the guest experience and build the business with personal relationships; while the business and food production details run meticulously in parallel.
Marketing --
Operations --

Expansion Plans

Mandarin Restaurant Franchise
Rasoee Franchise
US Expansion --
Canada Expansion No-
International Expansion No-

Company Overviews

About Mandarin Restaurant

Award winning all-you-can-eat buffet restaurant serving Chinese and Canadian food as well as a la carte and take out menu in Southern Ontario region. Mandarin is committed to provide fresh and quality food to their customers at all times. Mandarin Restaurant Franchise Corporation only accepts franchisees from within its existing system. Mandarin franchisees must work for at least one year in one of our restaurants. Upon favourable recommendation, potential applicants will then be admitted to the training program at the corporate headquarters. Franchisees are selected from this pool of applicants.

About Rasoee

We are very proud of our heritage, quality of our product and the market potential of our business. We are looking for individuals to participate in our long-term goal of taking Indian cuisine mainstream in North America and beyond. If you feel you can share our vision and commitment to becoming an industry leader, then being a Rasoee Franchisee could be a great opportunity for you. We encourage you to thoroughly review our franchise information. If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to call me at (905) 305-6201, email at [email protected], or visit our website at

Mike Craig Chief Executive Officer