New York Fries is thrilled to announce that it’s first franchise has now opened in Punjabi Bagh, New Delhi, India. As a part of a must franchise deal with Naveen and Anita Vasisht, Shailendar Kaushik and Sameer Sharma. This is the first of 35 restaurants have been planned for Northern India in the next five years.
“With aggressive entries into the QSR market in India over the past decade, the space has widened the chain market to an estimate of 16,785 crore (USD 3,230 million) in 2018, with incremental growth in this figure each year moving forward.” say Naveen Vashisht. “With 77% of Indian meals involving potatoes, we believe the Indian Market is ready for the premium french fry and we’re very excited to introduce fresh cut fries and poutine to India”
“We have had India in our expansion plans for awhile but were waiting for the right partner to bring New York Fries to the Indian market,” says Craig Burt, Vice President, New York Fries. “Naveen, Anita, Shailendar and Sameer all bring with them a strong business acumen, an intimate knowledge of the Indian market, and operating experience in the restaurant industry, including five years as franchisees with our sister brand, Montana’s BBQ & Bar. We are thrilled to have them as part of our international team, growing the New York Fries brand around the globe.”
With the belief system that fast food should not only taste good but should also do good, whilst being sustainable; New York Fries is locally sourcing it’s potatoes with a supply chain set out to ensure ‘Farm to Table’ operations. Handpicked, fresh, skin’s on and cooked in non hydrogenated sunflower oil, the New York Fries potato is the star ingredient for it’s menu. Showcasing traditional poutine and hotdogs, the local variations include toppings like Butter Chicken, Keema (Minced Meat) and Cottage Cheese- all of which are very familiar and loved flavours for the Indian market.
The first restaurant is located in the heart of Punjabi Bagh, New Delhi which spans 800 sq ft with a seating capacity of 25.
About New York Fries
New York Fries is a Canadian retail chain specializing in premium quality, fresh-cut fries and poutine. Located in all major Canadian malls, the 160-unit chain has successfully expanded to China, the United Arab Emirates, Macau, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar and Panama with a total of 42 international units. New York Fries is wholly owned by Recipe Unlimited Corporation, Canada’s oldest and largest full-service restaurant company. For more information, visit www.newyorkfries.com