Initial Investment * : ₹2,00,000

Commission to Aggregators (Zomato/Swiggy): 22%

Turnover to Break Even: ₹3,25,000

Gross Profit Margin: 75%

Typical Time Required to Breakeven: 6 months

Payment Cycle from Aggregators: 10 days

Running Expenses Per Month Annually
Workplace Rentals ₹0 ₹0
Staff Cost (1 staff) ₹12,000 ₹1,44,000
Sundry Expenses ₹3,000 ₹36,000
Advertisement on Zomato & Swiggy ₹3,000 ₹36,000
Total Running Expenses ₹18,000 ₹2,16,000

*Initial Investment Breakup:  

Brand Fee : ₹1,00,000  

Kitchen Equipments : ₹1,00,000  

You can operate this business from home, hence we've assumed zero rental cost. Franchisee fee varies based on brand. In this particular case we've assumed a franchisee fee of INR 1,00,000 in which one can get multiple brands under the umbrella of "WHAT' A SANDWICH". If you are looking for only one brand, you can start with a franchisee fee of only INR 50,000. Both material and marketing are taken care of by the Franchisor. They can also deliver material to your doorstep. If you are not able to hire the right labour, the franchisor can help you with that as well.

This is a very convenient business model as you can choose the days and time when you want to switch on your business and accept orders on Zomato / Swiggy. For advertisement on Zomato & Swiggy, the typical cost is INR 20 per click.

These numbers have been obtained by interviewing cloud kitchen owner in Pune. Your numbers may vary based on your location and other factors. If you want to start a cloud kitchen business you can also talk to an expert business owner. Simply scroll below to schedule your call.

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Business Owner : Hussain Lokhandwala

Hussain Lokhandwala @ Pune runs a multi-brand cloud kitchen with 40 franchise units across India. 

CEO at KWAN Food Services, Hussain is the owner of WHAT' A SANDWICH! and also runs 3 other brands - HERO, PAVMAN and GO KIRANA GO. He's been running cloud kitch business for the past 8 years. 

An MBA in marketing, Hussain is passionate about travelling, new food. and languages. A first generation entrepreneur, Hussain's vision is to own a business with more than 50 units across the country. 

WHAT' A SANDWICH! is a restaurant which specializes in selling submarine sandwiches and salads. In today's market, which is heavily saturated by pizzas, burgers, rolls and chinese, WHAT' A SANDWICH! is a unique offering as a promising Indian alternative to sub-way sandwich. 





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Wednesday, 10-Aug-22 Between 4-5 PM

Thursday, 11-Aug-22 Between 4-5 PM

Friday, 12-Aug-22 Between 4-5 PM

Wednesday, 17-Aug-22 Between 4-5 PM

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