At nine years old, Raja Adil started working for his family business, a Wimpy franchise, where his thirst for franchising started. After completing his university degree, Raja went on to qualify as a solicitor in a large city law firm. Upon joining the business full time, Raja embarked upon a diversification strategy and in 2004 became a KFC multi-franchisee by acquiring 12 restaurants in the Midlands. Not content with just operating Burger King and KFC, Raja continued his drive for new ventures and soon became a Costa Coffee franchisee in 2007.
Under the leadership of Raja, The Adil Group has seen exponential growth, both in terms of organic new store openings, as well as by way of acquisition. The Adil Group are leading franchisees for KFC, Burger King, Costa Coffee and are soon to open their first Taco Bell restaurant and Anytime Fitness gym.
The Adil Group operate over 120 franchises throughout the UK from Kent to Scotland. The Group owes its success to their world-class management team. Their strong strategy of development and promotion has created a culture of loyalty from the team. From day one, The Adil Group has excelled in delivering outstanding operational standards within every brand they own.
Some interesting facts:
• Over 3,000 people employed nationwide by The Adil Group
• On average over 300,000 individual orders are processed for food and beverages per week
• Group turnover in excess of £100 million per annum
• Creating on average over 250 new jobs per annum for the UK economy
• Operate the largest KFC in the UK