One of the hottest new things in food franchising is poke, which originated in Hawaii and combines items like cut raw ahi tuna, soy sauce, rice, sesame oil, chili pepper and onion. Poke can be an appetizer and a meal. A poke brand that recently started franchising is Atlantic Poke. The fast-causal franchise has two locations in Massachusetts (Shrewsbury and Marlborough) and is looking to expand across the U.S. The ideal franchisee should cultivate Atlantic Poke's culture of sustainability, respect, and personal empowerment. Health conscious franchisees and customer appreciate Atlantic Poke's healthier options, which fills the need for the need for nutritious food that is sustainably sourced. You will also enjoy additional revenue stream by partnering with third-party delivery services. Franchisees also appreciate the flexibility that comes with absentee ownership. With this type of ownership, you can be your own boss while being able to pursue other opportunities.
In terms of support and training, franchise owner will have an initial program at corporate headquarters before the grand opening of your location. This program will be broken down into classroom and on-the-job training. During this time, you will be provided with the tools and information you need to known to about running the business properly. This includes marketing and advertising tools, grand opening and site selection support, and ongoing support for your entire time with the franchise. Franchises can expect an initial investment that ranges between $350,000 to $496,000. Qualified candidates should have a net worth of at least $300,000 and $100,000 in cash.