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There is always a breakthrough moment in every man's success story. In the early 2000s,

It's a common stigma that kids sent to religious schools will not have bright future. There

aren't enough job prospects for them and it's impossible for them to achieve huge success

in life. 


However, that's a different case with the founder of NASI KUKUS TONGGEK. He always know

the answer against his stereotype; through proof of success! Nothing can beat the power of



This is when we believed, Nasi Kukus Tonggek (NKT) is a symbol of joy.

We don't only focused on the quality of the food, we also want our

customers to enjoy and share the excitedment and happiness from

consuming our Nasi Kukus. 

NKT managed to carve thousands of smiles on its consumers and that's the

only thing that matters. We believe when we can touch someone's heart,

that's the proof of success, the goal we have always been aiming for. 



Being assigned to manage a renowned café alone in his early 20s without any

prior business knowledge, forced him to learn the bittersweet of business life

in such a short time span. Five years of bumpy journey filled with successes

as much as struggles, lead to the birth of NASI KUKUS TONGGEK. 

It all begin in a small stall in front of a restaurant, selling Nasi Kukus served

with a variety of side dishes. Having the Nasi Kukus served in a tin made it

one of a kind and set its level apart from the rest in town. Few servings later,

the stall became the talk of the town and gained its reputation. 



“Without pain, without sacrifice, we would have nothing.

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