22nd April 2019
London-based street food Indian wraps concept Chapati Man is US-bound having sold the master franchise rights for New York.
The Chaat Is Safe, headed by Tejas Vemparala, has purchased the Chapati Man licence rights to open fixed food-to-go sites and food trucks across New York. state.
Chris Rai, owner and co-founder of Chapati Man, said: “Breaking into the US market is a massive achievement. I can’t wait to see our Indian elephant branding on the streets of the Big Apple. They’re going to love our product. Fingers crossed other US states will follow soon.”
His wife Andrea added: “Food trucks and kiosks are part of the city scene over there so it’s a natural fit. We have the upmost faith in Tejas and his team to deliver the Chapati Man concept to New York.”
Having observed the growth in popularity of Chapati Man in the UK, Vemparala is: “Confident we can hit the ground running in New York, one of the icon cities of street food.”
Chris and Andrea Rai launched Chapati Man in 2007.