World Renowned Soup Business For You!
Al Yeganeh, founder of �Soup Kitchen International� restaurant in New York
City, characterized in Seinfeld�s famous �No soup for you� episode has been
producing premium, gourmet soups for a loyal following of devotees since 1984.
The Original SoupMan offers a unique, affordable, premium product and
destination, which will attract loyal soup customers and provide an attractive
business opportunity for our franchisees.
Al�s soups consistently receive the highest praise from Zagat�s Survey
Restaurant Guide year after year, and he�s been featured on countless national
talk shows, including �Late Night� With David Letterman, and The Oprah Winfrey
Show, Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, Today Show and Regis and Kelly.
Introducing�the franchise that brings the world�s best soup to your town!
The Original Soupman Makes The Best Soups On The Planet...That�s Not What We
Say, It�s What They Say:
�Getting started with the Original SoupMan was a no brainer. With Al�s soup
behind it we can�t miss.�
- Franchisee Lil Nickelson of NYC
�Every person that tries the soup loves it and comes back.�
- Franchisee Terry DeGiorgio of NYC
�The customers love it! We have a following that comes in every single
- Franchisee Lisa Ruddy of Princeton, NJ
"The most wonderful soups you can imagine."
- Tim Zagat, Zagat Survey; interview on Channel 5 News
"You can�t deny it... his soup is the best."
- The New Yorker, 01/1989
"There is no other soup like this soup... a taste of heaven."
-Sylvia Carter, Newsday Food Critic, 1992
"His soup is pure joy... amazing... liquid gold."
- Manhattan User's Guide, 11/1993
"This is art, not soup. These soups are fabulous!"
- New York Times, 03/1996
"Soups that have taken a lifetime to perfect."
- US News & World Report, 10/1996
"The best soup we've tried... contempt never tasted so good."
- NY Magazine; The Best of NY, 1997
Soup�s Hot and The Original SoupMan Not Only Owns the Recipes�He Owns the
As a franchise operator, you�ll have the honor of serving soups that are
made under the personal supervision of the world�s foremost authority on super
premium soups�the Original SoupMan himself, Al Yeganeh. There is no other soup
brand that compares in quality, taste and convenience. The Original SoupMan also
compliments its magical soup menu with a variety of gourmet salads, sandwiches,
smoothies and seasonal desserts. Become a part of the soup phenomenon. Own a
franchise that delivers category dominance, a cult-like following, a proven
business model, expert training & support and a ground floor opportunity.
The Original SoupMan, Easy to Operate, Efficient, Low Cost
Our easy-to-operate, space-efficient, turnkey system allows you to get up and
running quickly while keeping real estate and operating costs low.
- Simply the best soup anywhere!
- Low financial entry ($79,000-$198,500)
- Easy to operate
Requirements: Passion, dedication and energy to burn.