Chef Creole

The Chef Creole franchise is a Caribbean inspired fast-casual brand. The brand was founded by Ken and his late brother, Jude Pierre, who opened the first Chef Creole restaurant in 1992. They were born in the Bahamas to Haitian parents. Since its founding, there have been several successful Chef Creole locations across the country. Chef Ken is constantly looking to improve his food and social media presence. He has been featured in cooking shows including Anthony Bourdain, The Travel Channel, Huang’s World and more. Franchisees can enjoy this storefront opportunity and locate it in a high traffic for maximal visibility and interest. 

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Chef Creole Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

Seafood is one of life's great treats. A seafood concept to consider investing in is Chef Creole. The creole franchise was founded by Ken and his late brother, Jude Pierre, in 1992. They were born in the Bahamas to Haitian parents. The brand's menu includes classic Creole dishes, such as griot and stewed oxtail. Customers will appreciate that the food is seasoned and cooked right when they order. To add more profitability to your business as a franchisee, you can offer catering services so customers can enjoy the authentic Creole flavor at their events and parties. Since its founding, there have been several successful Chef Creole locations across the country. The brand is looking to continue expanding with franchise partners. As a franchisee, you get a storefront location that should be in a high traffic area for maximal visibility and attention. You are also given an exclusive territory the lesser of a 3-mile radius around the store. This will decrease your competition as you'll be the only Chef Creole representative in your territory. 
You'll also be provided with great support and training. In terms of support and training, you'll have access to Chef Creole's comprehensive training program that teaches franchisees the best industry practices. The training consists of a 16-hour long classroom section and a 120-hour long on-the-job section. During this time, you'll learn about hiring, the brand's culture, food preparation, marketing and advertising, and more. To add more profitability to your business, catering and merchandise sales opportunities are available to you. 

 

 

Company Details

Headquarters: Miami, FL
Founded: 1992
First franchise: 2022
Absentee: No
Mobile: No
Exclusive territory: Yes
B2B: No
International: No
Canada: No

Support and Training Offered By Chef Creole

In terms of support and training, you'll have access to Chef Creole's comprehensive training program that will teach franchisees the best industry practices. The training consists of a 16-hour long classroom section and a 120-hour long on-the-job section. During this time, you'll learn about hiring, the brand's culture, food preparation, marketing and advertising, and more. The support and training are ongoing. 

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Chef Creole Franchise.

What does a Chef Creole Franchise Cost?

Chef Creole franchise fees for 2022:

Initial Investment: $284,800 - $480,400
Royalty Fee: 5%
Net Worth Requirement: $35,000
Cash Requirement: $35,000
Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000

Is Chef Creole a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Chef Creole 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 Chef Creole a Home Based franchise?

No. Chef Creole is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Chef Creole Franchise Owners Make?

This information is not available. Chef Creole does not offer an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document.

Does Chef Creole Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. Chef Creole franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Is Chef Creole Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Chef Creole franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Chef Creole Looking for International franchisees?

No. Chef Creole franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

LESS THAN 20 UNITS

Cash Required

$25,000 - $50,000

Passive Franchise

No

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

No

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

Chef Creole Franchises for Sale

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