A Journey to Triumph
As you walk into 2 Guys 1 Grll, the smell of fresh-grilled burgers immediately embraces you with a cozy feeling, beckoning you to stay. The restaurant’s lively and attractive ambiance is chic yet homely – like an oasis where anyone could relax.
As one looks out onto Shaheed-e-Millat Road‘s lively streetscape, the appetizing scent of 2 Guys 1 Grll’s cheese-on-toasted-buns fills the senses. You know that it’s the real deal!
For 2 Guys 1 Grll, getting to this pinnacle of excellence was like an overnight success: something even they had not imagined! Thanks to Karachi Eat.
When 2 Guys 1 Grll first stepped onto the scene at Karachi Eat with its creative burgers, it immediately captured everyone’s attention and became a sensation at the event.
The signature Donut Burger was a sight to behold! It was an enormous burger patty sandwiched between two giant, glazed donuts. Almost like two worlds colliding in your mouth, it created the perfect harmony of flavors!
Plus, it was visually stunning – everyone wanted to take a selfie with it before digging in! It was indeed something to show off!
We have to give Karachi Eat the flowers that they’re due for being an excellent launch pad for up-and-coming restaurateurs to launch themselves into the culinary orbit.
That said, scroll down ASAP to read Culinary Critic’s exclusive interview with 2 Guys 1 Grll regarding its inspiring success story and its plans for the tenth edition of Karachi Eat.
Q. What was your inspiration behind 2 Guys 1 Grll?
Asim and Shahan got the inspiration for 2 Guys 1 Grll at a friend’s BBQ party. We loved cooking but never thought of turning our passion into a business. Therefore, we decided to present at Karachi Eat as our first commercial venture in 2018.
Q. The initial phase of running a food business can be very challenging. What do you have to say about it regarding 2 Guys 1 Grll?
All stages of running a restaurant are expensive and challenging. Since we opened up, we have had to battle numerous obstacles. The Covid-19 pandemic was the most significant challenge, and now the extreme inflation experienced in Pakistan is another hurdle for us.
Q. What makes 2 Guys 1 Grll different from others?
We like to play around with our food concept. We keep the menu simple and limited and play with flavors and unique dishes. 2 Guys 1 Grll was the first to introduce Donut Burgers in Pakistan, and they went viral!
Q. How did you end up being associated with Karachi Eat in the first place?
Karachi Eat 2018 was just a fun weekend project that turned into a full-time business opportunity.
Q. The tenth edition of Karachi Eat starts on the 6th of January, 2023. What plans, if any, do you have for the event?
We plan to introduce the Philly Cheese Steak sandwich exclusively for Karachi Eat.
Q. What advice would you give to budding entrepreneurs who wish to establish themselves in the restaurant business?
We will advise them to keep their head down and put in the hard work. Focus on quality over quantity and keep your customers happy.
Consistency is key!
The journey of 2 Guys 1 Grll is an excellent example of how the right platform can help a small business grow. So, don’t hesitate; start promoting yourself today! You never know what unique creations can emerge as a result!