Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go

The Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go franchise serves heat-at-home jumbo crab cakes, seafood, and specialty entrees. The franchise was founded in 1996 by Bobby Chez. Since opening its earliest locations in New Jersey, Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go has available markets in Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. As a franchisee, you cash in on the "gourmet to go” concept, which represents the future of the dining experience – Fast, healthy gourmet food that you heat at home. The ideal candidate is knowledgeable about the area where the restaurant is located; passionate about the community; and takes a hands-on approach to owning and operating the seafood business. 

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Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

When it comes to the modern person who is on- the-go, they are looking for fast, healthy gourmet food that can be heated at home. If you want to cash in on this trend, consider the Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go franchise. The concept was founded by Bobby "Chez" Sliwowski, who is considered to be the King of Crab cakes. As a child, he cooked with his parents and showed an entrepreneurial spirit by selling snow cones. Using his father's recipe, Chez developed his signature crab cakes, which are made with fresh jumbo lump crabmeat, breadcrumbs, flour, butter, milk, green pepper, onion, mustard, and more. The original menu has expanded to Bobby’s original menu has expanded to include jumbo shrimp, homemade mashed potatoes, mac-n-cheese, chicken pot pies, seafood specialties, and Italian dishes. Since opening its earliest locations in New Jersey, Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go has available markets in Delaware, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. As a franchisee, you cash in on the "gourmet to go” concept. The ideal candidate is knowledgeable about the area where the restaurant is located; passionate about the community; and takes a hands-on approach to owning and operating the seafood business.  
You will also benefit from great support and training. In terms of support and training, you can expect a training program at your location before it opens. This classroom and on-the-job instruction will explain everything you need to know about running the business properly. You will be provided with site selection and buildout assistance, grand opening assistance, marketing support, and ongoing assistance during your entire time with the franchise.

Company Details

Headquarters: Weston, FL
Founded:  1996
First Franchise: 2020
Canada: No
International: No 
B2B: Mo 
Home/Mobile: No
Exclusive Territory: No 
Absentee: No

Support and Training Offered By Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go

In terms of support and training, you can expect a training program at your location before it opens. This classroom and on-the-job instruction will explain everything you need to know about running the business properly. You will be provided with site selection and buildout assistance, grand opening assistance, marketing support, and ongoing assistance during your entire time with the franchise. 

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go Franchise.

What does a Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go Franchise Cost?

Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go franchise fees for 2022:

Veterans Incentive: Yes; 25% off the initial franchise fee
Initial Investment: $249k to $498k
Royalty Fee: 5%
Initial Franchise Fee: $40,000
Cash Requirement: $150k 
Net Worth: $750k 

Is Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go a Home Based franchise?

No. Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go franchisees make. Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go Looking for International franchisees?

No. Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

LESS THAN 20 UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Master Franchise

No

Passive Franchise

No

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go Franchises for Sale

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