The U.S. has a wide variety of food to offer, including Hawaiian. A concept to consider is L&L Hawaiian Barbecue. The brand was founded in Johnson Kam and Eddie Flores, Jr. It all started when Flores, Jr. bought a restaurant for his mom. Since its founding, the fast-casual brand has expanded to over 200 locations and has been named #1 Asian food franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine. When an entrepreneur invests in L&L, they are part of the Ohana that is the franchise system. They benefit form support and training. The franchisor provides extensive business training programs and proven food franchise operating systems and will help you to streamline operations. Additionally, you will also receive marketing support to help grow the business.
The fast-causal brand's menu includes barbecue chicken, BBQ beef bowl, BBQ cheeseburger, BBQ Mix, and more. In terms of the initial investment, it ranges between $133,700 - $535,000, which includes a $30,000 initial franchise fee. Qualified candidates should have at least $150,000 in cash and other liquid assets. Catering and branded merchandise are additional revenue streams. The brand's online store includes t-shirts, stickers, a cook book, and more. The royally fees are 3-4% of gross sales. The franchisor also helps with site selection and assists with grand opening. The average time that it take to open a location is between 3-9 months. The ideal candidate is passionate about customer service and providing a great service. L&L Hawaiian Barbecue is open to expanding internationally and is looking for passionate and qualified franchise partners to bring the brand to their community.