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To create Tin Drum Asian Kitchen, Steven Chan drew on the energy of the streets of Hong Kong, where he lived as a child, and developed menu items to appeal to Americans who had adventurous palates and were seeking new and bold flavors. His first restaurant was on the Georgia Tech campus, his alma mater, where he had studied architecture. In 2012, he joined with BIP Capital, majority owner of the Tropical Smoothie Café franchise, in order to prepare the brand for future growth.” Read Steven’s Bio
When you become a Tin Drum Franchise Owner, you become the face of the brand for your customers and the community. And we don’t make you do it on your own. You will receive comprehensive training and ongoing support from experts in the fast-casual franchise restaurant community.
Tin Drum’s open theatre-style kitchen invites customers to experience the excitement of hand-crafted Asian cooking. Tin Drum serves Asia’s greatest hits. They are made fresh and can be customized with different spices and levels of heat.
These bold and less ordinary flavors cost an ordinary amount – making our franchises competitive in the market. Our fresh-to-order food satisfies both our take out and dine in customers, which split around 50% each.
Tin Drum provides highly developed systems and measures for superior ease of operations and maximized efficiencies and economics. Systems include everything from inventory and scheduling to forecasting and real time sales and labor. A highlight of these systems is our tablet-based guide that gives owners, employees, and managers daily to-do lists, guides them through kitchen walks, recipes and more. It even monitors food safety and operates and monitors all of the labeling controls making every day easy for the whole staff and insuring fresh and safe products.
The Tin Drummer Story
In ancient Asian culture, there was the “Tin Drummer”, a part newscaster and part wake-up caller. Each morning, he walked the streets banging a tin drum, gathering people at the lively café to fuel their bodies with food and their minds with current news. He became a legend, an unsung hero who connected people by the simple and unrelenting act of doing.
Today, we at Tin Drum celebrate the legend of the Tin Drummer, who showed us hard work alone can make a difference. We all are equal and possess the magic potential ready to unleash – “The Same Sun Shines Equally On Those Beneath.” Tin Drum Asian Kitchen provides a break to the everyday to everyone. It is a place to explore LESS ORDINARY through continental Asian products, urban curbside environment, and the life story of the Tin Drummer.