Sauce on the Side

The Sauce on the Side franchise is a Missouri-based quick-service restaurant concept. The brand was established in 2012 and began franchising in 2017. Customers can't get enough of the brand's calzones, salads, and desserts. The founders take pride in every aspect of the business, from sourcing high quality meat, cheeses and produce, and more. Franchisees benefit from a simple business model. The ideal franchisee is passionate about customer service and providing a quality product. Since you'll be provided with support and training, you don't necessarily need prior business experience. In terms of the initial investment, you can expect it to range from $414,000- $704,500.

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Sauce on the Side

Sauce on the Side Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024

Background

In franchising, quick-service brands are some of the most popular and profitable in the country. An emerging brand to consider is Sauce on the Side. The brand was established in 2012 and began offering franchise opportunities in 2017. Since then, the brand has expanded to locations across Missouri, Maryland, and Indiana. Franchisees benefit from a proven business model and an in-demand, feel-good product. Ideal franchisees have an entrepreneurial spirit, grit and high energy; believe in the power of community; have restaurant experience; want to be their own boss; and have strong leadership skills. They should also be enthusiastic about the brand. There are three kinds of opportunities for candidates: owner/operator; multi-unit operators; and conversions. The owner/operator has a single location while multi-unit operators have multiple. Entrepreneurs can also convert their existing restaurant into a Sauce on the Side location. You'll be provided with great support and training.
You can expect an initial training program that details everything they need to know about running the business properly. This includes hiring, marketing and advertising, managing finances, and more. You'll also be provided with grand opening assistance. Support and training are ongoing. In terms of the initial investment, you can expect it to range from $414,000- $704,500., which includes a one-time initial franchisee fee of $35,000. Royalty fees are 5% of gross sales. Qualified candidates should have at least $200K in cash and other liquid assets and a minimum net worth of at least $600K. Franchisees are also given an exclusive territory, which decreases their competition in their local area. 

Company Details

Headquarters: St. Louis, MO 63105
Canada: No
International: No
Absentee: Yes
Founded: 2012
First franchise: 2017 
B2B: No
Exclusive territory: Yes 
Mobile/home-based: No

Support and Training Offered By Sauce on the Side

You can expect an initial training program that details everything they need to know about running the business properly. This includes hiring, marketing and advertising, managing finances, and more. You'll also be provided with grand opening assistance. Support and training are ongoing.  

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Sauce on the Side Franchise.

What does a Sauce on the Side Franchise Cost?

Sauce on the Side franchise fees for 2024:

Liquid Assests: $200K
Net Worth: $600K
Initial Investment: $414,000- $704,500
Franchise Fee: $35,000
Royality: 5%

Is Sauce on the Side a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Sauce on the Side is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is Sauce on the Side a Home Based franchise?

No. Sauce on the Side is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Sauce on the Side Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Sauce on the Side franchisees make. Sauce on the Side offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does Sauce on the Side Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. Sauce on the Side franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Is Sauce on the Side Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Sauce on the Side franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Sauce on the Side Looking for International franchisees?

No. Sauce on the Side franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Sauce on the Side's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

LESS THAN 20 UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Passive Franchise

Yes

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

Sauce on the Side Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Sauce on the Side franchises for sale. We may have Sauce on the Side franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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