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2 to 6
120 to 240 minutes
Food Chain Magnate, Food Chain Magnate: The Ketchup Mechanism & Other Ideas


"Chef! Some of our guests are asking for ketchup. Do we have any?" "We don't serve ketchup in this company." "Also they are asking whether the restaurant will expand anytime soon? There's a restaurant in the new quarter and with all the roadwork lately, it is getting a lot of traffic." "Can't you see I am working on my new masterpiece? How can I concentrate like this? I need that Michelin star! And this new sushi dish is just the thing. Or maybe if I combine kimchi with ice cream..." "But chef. Your guests are not asking for fancy stuff; they want ketchup and coffee. And better decorations. And a new menu." "Get out of my kitchen. Now!"

The Ketchup Mechanism & Other Ideas is an expansion for Food Chain Magnate.


  • materials to play with 6 players
  • a new set of milestones that completely changes strategic options
  • coffee and baristas: places where people stop on the way to get food
  • new tiles with different types of buildings
  • new food types that attract customers in different ways
  • new employee cards and available promotions
This expansion requires the base game:

Food Chain Magnate