Fast-casual concepts are some of the fastest-growing businesses in the restaurant industry. An emerging brand to consider is Chicken-in Waffle. The franchise brand puts a twist on two-favorite food items: chicken and waffles. Chicken-in Waffle's mission is to make all of its customers smile due to great customer service and food. The franchise opportunity - which was conceived as co-founders Sara and Dennis Alazzeh were expecting a child - is a standalone storefront that is usually around 2,000 sq. ft. A drive-thru can be added, which is great for suburban areas and allows customers to get the brand's food on the go. The initial investment, which usually ranges between $198,150 - $320,800. This includes a one-time franchisee fee, inventory, construction, and more. To give entrepreneurs the opportunity to open a business even faster, Chick-in Waffle partnered with Ghost Kitchen to integrate the menu into existing kitchens. The brand is on a mission to make all of its customers smile due to great food a quality service. You will also be provided with great support and training.
In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that details everything that you need to know about running the business properly. This includes marketing and advertising, customer service, food preparation, and more. To add additional revenue to your business, you can offering catering and online ordering services and sell merchandise. With two open locations in Missouri and more set to open soon, Chick-in Waffle is looking to expand throughout the country through franchising.