Daiichi Ramen

The Daiichi Ramen franchise is an Asian-inspired food concept based in Hawaii. The family-owned business was established in 1999. Customers appreciate that their meals are made-to-order. Daiichi Ramen's menu includes fried rice, curry, kids options, and more. Since its inception, the fast-casual brand has expanded to several locations around Hawaii and is looking for franchise partners who are passionate about customer service. In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that is broken down into classroom and on-the-job instruction to explain everything you need to know about the business. This includes hiring, marketing and advertising, food prep, and more. 

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Daiichi Ramen Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


In the U.S., the fast-casual industry is booming. A brand to consider is Daiichi Ramen, a Hawaiian-based Japanese-inspired fast-casual concept. The family-owned business was established in 1999 and began franchising in 2022. Since its inception, the brand has expanded to several locations across Hawaii. Customers can appreciate that the brand's food is made fresh to order and is made with fresh ingredients. They also enjoy the brand's combo meals as well as catering and carryout options. Daiichi Ramen's menu is comprised of sapporo ramen, curry, fried rice, kids meals, soups, salads, and more. In terms of an initial investment, you can expect it to range between $349,000 and $672,000, including a $35,000 franchise fee. Franchisees are also responsible for a 5% royalty fee and 2% marketing fee. 
Franchisees benefit from a simple business model and support and training from the franchisor. In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that is broken down into classroom and on-the-job training to explain everything you need to know about the business. This includes hiring, marketing and advertising, food prep, and more. Franchisees also benefit from third-party delivery services (GrubHub, Doordash, UberEats, and Bite Squad), which are an added revenue stream. Franchisees are also given an exclusive territory, which increases their likelihood of success since they'll have less competition as the only representative of the brand in the area. The ideal candidate is passionate about customer service and has the ability to follow a system. They are also organized and have the ability to lead a team.

Company Details

Headquarters: Honolulu, HI 96822
Canada: No
International: No
Absentee:  No
Home-based/mobile: No
Founded: 1999
First franchise: 2022
Exclusive territory: Yes


Support and Training Offered By Daiichi Ramen

In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that is broken down into classroom and on-the-job instruction to explain everything you need to know about the business. This includes hiring, marketing and advertising, food prep, and more.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Daiichi Ramen Franchise.

What does a Daiichi Ramen Franchise Cost?

Daiichi Ramen franchise fees for 2024:

Net Worth Requirement: $35,000
Cash Requirement: $35,000
Royalty Fee: 5%
Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000
Initial Investment: $349,000 - $672,000

Is Daiichi Ramen a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Daiichi Ramen is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Daiichi Ramen a Home Based franchise?

No. Daiichi Ramen is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Daiichi Ramen Franchise Owners Make?

This information is not available. Daiichi Ramen does not offer an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document.

Does Daiichi Ramen Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. Daiichi Ramen franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Does Daiichi Ramen Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

No. Daiichi Ramen franchise does not work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Daiichi Ramen Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Daiichi Ramen franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Daiichi Ramen Looking for International franchisees?

No. Daiichi Ramen franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Daiichi Ramen's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

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Food & Restaurants

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Cash Required

$25,000 - $50,000

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International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


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