Owning a fast-causal restaurant is a great way to become an important part a community. If you want to open a feel-good, fun restaurant with quality products, consider the Schlotzsky's franchise. The brand was founded in 1971, and it began franchising five years later in 1976. Since that time, the brand has grown to more than 320 locations across the country. As a franchisee with the brand, you will enjoy flexible locations, such as airports, convenience stores, and casinos. The Schlotzsky's franchise is also part of the FOCUS Brands' family of brands. The umbrella franchisor will provide you with support, training, and discounts for the products you buy. You will get these discounts with the company's preferred vendors. The ideal candidate for the franchise should be business-orientated and a strong business acumen. Franchisees should represent that brand as the down-to-earth, Texas-based brand that it is. The brand's mission is to provide franchise owners and customers with a great experience.
Franchise owners will receive two weeks of classes to ensure that you and your team understands the brand's menu, operations, and more. This program is divided into on-the-job and classroom instruction. You will also receive marketing tools and ongoing support during your entire time with the franchise. The brand will also provide you with site selection and grand opening support. You will also receive an exclusive territory, which decreases you competition in the area. Veterans are also incentivized to invest in the franchise by discounting the franchise fee. You can expect an initial investment between $720,200 - $1,125,740.