90-year-old founder of Nam Seng Noodles & Fried Rice looks to franchisee to continue her legacy

Sons of the founder of Nam Seng Noodles & Fried Rice, which began in 1962, say it is time their mother take it easy

Madam Leong Yuet Meng, the owner of Nam Seng Noodles & Fried Rice, is still working at age 90, but hopes that someone with the right fit will continue the business.
Nam Seng owner Leong Yuet Meng is still working at age 90.
Nam Seng owner Leong Yuet Meng is still working at age 90.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

Madam Leong Yuet Meng, the 90-year-old hawker and founder of Nam Seng Noodles & Fried Rice at Far East Square, is looking to franchise her business, which is best known for its traditional wonton noodles.

There is no franchise fee set yet, as Madam Leong and her three sons believe in finding someone with the "right fit".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 04, 2019, with the headline 'Franchisee wanted for noodle stall'. Subscribe