Country of Origin: Australia
Category: Quick Service Restaurants
Operational/signed countries: 05
No. of units operational/signed: 55

At Cone Heads™, premium aussie chips & fire-grilled burgers are our specialty.

Our cooking technique coupled with our premium potato chips creates a crunchy chip on the outside and tender fluffy potato on the inside, and our special recipe salt gives our chips a distinctive taste that is unique to us. Cone Heads™ chips served in a designer cone can be enjoyed with or without one of our many signature toppings such as our thick country style Gravy, Spicy Salsa, Authentic chili corn carne and Bolognese; or over a dozen of our in-house dipping sauces, such as our own Garlic Mayo, Aussie BBQ, Fiery sauce, French tartare and Guacamole to name a few.

The Concept  

In June 2006, Gary Katacouzinos, an apprentice chef and food consultant with over 30 years of experience in the industry,  opened first Cone Heads™ store in St Kilda, Melbourne. Gary with his experience and knowledge, incorporated the best elements of his father’s old-fashioned fish & chip shop, chicken shop and classic take-away into a modern Chips & Gravy concept. Gary successfully created exciting products and faster service by using the most innovative cooking technology and equipment available. Cone Heads™ quickly became a local favourite for its Chips & Gravy and its version of French Poutine. Our version of Fish n’ Chips, Chicken n’ Chips, Calamari Rings and fire-grilled gourmet burgers have also proven their popularity with a large cult following within Australia & beyond

Chips just got healthier!

At Cone Heads™, we believe in health, nutrition, best quality ingredients and great flavours to create a memorable fast food experience. We use healthy choice chips made from premium quality potatoes cooked on order every time. Our Chips are 100% Cholesterol Free and we have worked hard to make our products totally Trans-Fat free and GMO Free. Our packaging is made from recyclable materials and is specifically designed by engineers to maintain the flavour and freshness of the products.

International Expansion

After years of perfecting its concept & products, Cone Heads™ offers an excellent franchise opportunity in the global fast food industry. Today, Cone Heads™ is rated one of the best Chips & Gravy brands in Australia and is continuing to expand its presence in the local and international markets. Cone heads latest store opened in Pakistan and a number of stores are under development in UAE, Thailand and Pakistan.

Cone Heads in Pakistan

In September 2014 Cone Heads expanded to Pakistan by opening its first restaurant in DHA Lahore. The opening event was attended by Mr. Peter Heyward the Australian high commissioner, Mr Gary Katos-president of Cone Heads, celebrities and prominent social personalities. Cone Heads has aggressive expansion plans and will open 30 outlets in Pakistan over a period of ten years. Currently, there are 03 more outlets under-development at prime locations in Lahore and Islamabad.

Training & Support

With our highly experienced management & operations team, we understand that having a strong franchisee support system in place plays an important role in the success of our brand. Cone Heads offers

•          2-3 weeks initial training program

•          Ongoing training & support programs

•          Dedicated Support in store development phase

•          Support in supply chain development

•          Initial & ongoing Marketing support

Investor Profile

Cone Heads is looking for franchise partners who have; qualifications:

•          Passion for running & operating restaurant business

•          Sufficient capital to develop Cone Heads brand in their territory.

•          Basic business know-how, food business isn’t necessary as full training will be provided

Unique business proposition:

•          CHIPS! The most famous fast food

•          Very attractive to kids & younger people

•          Unique recipes, signature Sauces & Gravies

•          Competitive menu prices – A concept for masses

•          Low store Cost & Better ROI

•          Easy to Set-up & Manage

•          Early development opportunity, key markets available

Franchise Fee: Upon Application

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