Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience vs Curry Up Now Franchise Comparison

Below is an in-depth analysis and side-by-side comparison of Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience vs Curry Up Now including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options.

Start-Up Costs and Fees

 
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
Curry Up Now Franchise
Investment $183,000 - $300,000 $440,100 - $1,804,600
Franchise Fee $25,000 $35,000
Royalty Fee 6% 6%
Advertising Fee - 2%
Year Founded 1986 2009
Year Franchised 1987 2009
Term Of Agreement 10 years -
Term Of Agreement 10 years -
Renewal Fee $1K per year -


Business Experience Requirements

 
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
Curry Up Now Franchise
Experience - We’re looking for experienced franchisees and qualified investors to help us grow the Curry Up Now fast casual brand across the country. Prospective franchisees must be hands-on in the operations of their restaurants and adhere to Curry Up Now organizational structure requirements and brand guidelines. *$1MM net worth *$500K liquid capital available for investment *Ready to begin development within the next 3-6 months *Ready to develop a minimum five unit territory in a major U.S. area

Financing Options

 
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
Curry Up Now Franchise
  In-House/3rd Party In-House/3rd Party
Franchise Fees No/No -/-
Start-up Costs No/No -/-
Equipment No/No -/-
Inventory No/No -/-
Receivables No/No -/-
Payroll No/No -/-

Training & Support

 
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
Curry Up Now Franchise
Training - -
Support Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives 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
Marketing Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising -
Operations 20% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed.

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Expansion Plans

 
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
Curry Up Now Franchise
US Expansion - Yes
Canada Expansion No -
International Expansion Yes -

Start-Up Costs and Fees Mobile

Investment
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
$183,000 - $300,000
Curry Up Now Franchise
$440,100 - $1,804,600
Franchise Fee
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
$25,000
Curry Up Now Franchise
$35,000
Royalty Fee
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
6%
Curry Up Now Franchise
6%
Advertising Fee
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
-
Curry Up Now Franchise
2%
Year Founded
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
1986
Curry Up Now Franchise
2009
Year Franchised
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
1987
Curry Up Now Franchise
2009
Term Of Agreement
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
10 years
Curry Up Now Franchise
-
Renewal Fee
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
$1K per year
Curry Up Now Franchise
-


Business Experience Requirements

Experience
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
-
Curry Up Now Franchise
We’re looking for experienced franchisees and qualified investors to help us grow the Curry Up Now fast casual brand across the country. Prospective franchisees must be hands-on in the operations of their restaurants and adhere to Curry Up Now organizational structure requirements and brand guidelines. *$1MM net worth *$500K liquid capital available for investment *Ready to begin development within the next 3-6 months *Ready to develop a minimum five unit territory in a major U.S. area

Financing Options

  In-House/3rd Party
Franchise Fees
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
No/No
Curry Up Now Franchise
-/-
Start-up Costs
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
No/No
Curry Up Now Franchise
-/-
Equipment
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
No/No
Curry Up Now Franchise
-/-
Inventory
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
No/No
Curry Up Now Franchise
-/-
Receivables
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
No/No
Curry Up Now Franchise
-/-
Payroll
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
No/No
Curry Up Now Franchise
-/-

Training & Support

Training
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
-
Curry Up Now Franchise
-
Support
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Curry Up Now Franchise
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
Marketing
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising
Curry Up Now Franchise
-
Operations
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
20% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed.

Curry Up Now Franchise
-

Expansion Plans

US Expansion
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
-
Curry Up Now Franchise
Yes
Canada Expansion
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
No
Curry Up Now Franchise
-
International Expansion
Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience Franchise
Yes
Curry Up Now Franchise
-

Company Overviews

About Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience

Lou Donato wanted to provide dishes similar to the expensive, health-conscious platters found at Japanese dinner houses. After three years of research and development, he opened Made In Japan Teriyaki Experience, incorporating the flair and drama of Japanese cooking.

Franchisees across Canada and worldwide now offer hot, made-to-order dishes including fresh vegetables, Yakisoba (Japanese noodles), steamed rice, a variety of meats and seafood, Teriyaki platters and sushi.

The parent company of Made in Japan also owns franchise company Mrs. Vanelli's Fresh Italian Foods.

About Curry Up Now

Curry Up Now was established in 2009 by Akash Kapoor and his wife Rana, and ably supported by co-founder and now Senior VP of Operations, Amir Hosseini. The concept, which is known for its innovative spin on traditional Indian cuisine, has been recognized in publications such as Zagat: ‘5 Hottest Fast-Casual Chains,’ EATER SF: ‘SF’s Best Indian Restaurants,’ 7x7: ‘100 Things To Eat Before You Die,’ QSR: ‘40 Under 40,’ Fast Casual: ‘Top 100’ Movers & Shakers, Nation’s Restaurant News: ‘2018 Breakout Brand,’ and International Council of Shopping Centers: ‘Hot Food & Beverage Chain.’ Curry Up Now currently operates six brick-and-mortars and three food trucks in California’s Bay Area