Asian Chao/Maki of Japan/Chao Cajun are Asian restaurants owned by the parent company Food Systems Unlimited. The restaurants can be found in mall, airport, and college food courts. Although food is served quickly in these environments, Asian Chao, Maki of Japan, and Chao Cajun are not fast food, instead emphasizing delicious meals made of quality ingredients. Asian Chao serves common Chinese fare. Maki of Japan serves Japanese chicken, beef, vegetable, and shrimp dishes. Chao Cajun serves ingredients marinated in Cajun and Southern flavors, most famously bourbon chicken. In addition to these three restaurants, Food Systems Unlimited also has other food court establishments like Tobu (a teriyaki grill) and Sushi Fiji.
Full Franchise Information
Franchisees are provided with thorough training before launching their restaurants. Currently, Asian Chao, Maki of Japan, and Chao Cajun can be found in 75 food courts in 17 different states across the United States.
Asian Chao/Maki of Japan/Chao Cajun Franchise Opportunities - History
Biagio Schiano opened his first food under the Food Systems Unlimited brand in Orlando in 1991. A decade later, he began to franchise his Asian restaurants so that malls around the country could serve higher quality Asian cuisine.
Asian Chao/Maki of Japan/Chao Cajun Franchise Cost / Initial Investment / Asian Chao/Maki of Japan/Chao Cajun Franchise Income
Asian Chao/Maki of Japan/Chao Cajun has a franchise fee of $30,000 for a 10-year renewable agreement, although the total initial investment can cost between $330,000 and $475,000. The company also charges an additional 6% ongoing royalty fee on all sales. Franchisees must have a net worth that exceeds $250,000, with at least $100,000 available in liquid assets.
Asian Chao/Maki of Japan/Chao Cajun Business Opportunities: Other Information
Asian Chao, Maki of Japan, and Chao Cajun have earned reputations for their fresh food. Meals are prepared each day, nothing is left over from the day before like at some food court establishments. Collectively, the restaurants sell over eight million combo meals each year.