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The Burger Company: India's First Burger Brand Run by a Female Entrepreneur

The Burger Company was founded by Neelam Singh in 2019 and is among the fastest-growing companies.

By Ishika Rastogi

The Burger Company: India's First Burger Brand Run by a Female Entrepreneur

Dedicated to serving passionate American cuisine, this chain of cafes offers modern casual dining. Every Indian can relate to TBC's unique take on American cuisine.

The Burger Company, India, is marching towards opening 100+ stores by the end of 2022 and will be India's largest homegrown burger brand by December 2023.

TBC finds its ethos deeply rooted in the food diversity of India. Being a homegrown brand, With its unique flavors, TBC caters to the masses.

By experimenting with myriad regional flavors, the brand established itself as a forerunner in the Indian food industry.
industry with its scrumptious offerings.

Neelam Singh, an Agra native, had always imagined herself as a foodpreneur, even after obtaining her MBA and while working in corporate America.

Disappointed by the dearth of quality burger chains in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities, she decided to venture into the male-dominated QSR industry with a two-pronged strategy of driving innovation and delivery in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities, and in retrospect, to inspire more female entrepreneurs in the F&B Industry.

Despite all odds, Neelam persevered in her pursuit of establishing a homegrown burger brand. Knee-jerk opposition from family, financial hardships, survival anxiety, and bouts of self-doubt  Neelam braved it all with determination and started out in the food court of an IT company in Gurugram. Her belief in her vision translated into another success story when the first outlet opened in Palam Vihar. The brand now has over 65 locations and a thriving market presence. 

Penetrating the male-dominated QSR and F&B industries is no mean feat, but Neelam ain't a quitter. She is constantly expanding the brand and working rigorously towards positioning TBC as one of the top locally produced burger brands in India.

She and her husband, Nitesh, intend to use their other businesses to further diversify into the hospitality sector.

Looking further with more Franchise and Outlets in near future.



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