Shuckin' Shack

Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar is a roll-back to the East Coast of the past - a simple approach to all the things we love - food, drinks, fun, and gathering with friends and family. We represent the fond memories everyone has about heading to the beach. Family vacations, get-togethers, weekend getaways, or just day trips filled with salt air, toes in the sand, and of course, delicious seafood. When the Founders opened the first Shuckin' Shack in 2007, their goal was to provide the highest quality seafood and drinks while removing all the preconceived notions of only getting great food a few times per year. Thanks to our focus on service and the guest experience, customers know to head to Shuckin' Shack for 'a good shuckin' time!'


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Background

Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar is a roll-back to the East Coast of the past - a simple approach to all the things we love - food, drinks, fun, and gathering with friends and family. We represent the fond memories everyone has about heading to the beach. Family vacations, get-togethers, weekend getaways, or just day trips filled with salt air, toes in the sand, and of course, delicious seafood. When the Founders opened the first Shuckin' Shack in 2007, their goal was to provide the highest quality seafood and drinks while removing all the preconceived notions of only getting great food a few times per year. Thanks to our focus on service and the guest experience, customers know to head to Shuckin' Shack for 'a good shuckin' time!'

From the moment a guest walks in the door to the moment they leave, they feel like they belong. We don't do formal hellos and goodbyes. Each guest should feel truly welcome and overcome with the feeling of "why have I waited this long to come here?" Our staff is a warm, fun-loving bunch, both with each other and especially with our guests! Our brand is more than just a name, a logo design, or a witty tagline - it is everything that makes Shuckin' Shack Oyster Bar different from any seafood place you've ever experienced. We have built our business around key ingredients, serving only the highest-quality beverages, fresh, sustainable seafood and, and top-notch experience. It's that easy! This unique formula has led to continued success, as we establish ourselves as the premier seafood restaurant and sports pub on the East Coast and beyond!

Company Details

Established: 2007
First Unit Franchised: 2014
Franchised Units: 22
Company Owned Units: 2
State Registration intentions: All states except: CA, HI, MN, ND, NY, SD, WA

Deferral States: MD
Canada Franchises: No
International Franchises: No


Support and Training Offered By Shuckin' Shack

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Cooperative Advertising: Yes

Training:
"Shuck U!" (Our exclusive training program, that is!) consists of a minimum of 64 hours of classroom and 80 hours on-the-job training at our affiliate location in Wilmington, NC. It covers Shuckin' Shack branding, vendors, finances, human resources, sales, inventory management, front and back of house operations, customer service, menus, POS systems, and marketing.

After the initial training, we will continue to support our Franchise Owners through weekly communication from corporate team members, video training, shopper reports, and local store action plans. The community feeling of support from the family of Franchise Owners is more than unique to our system.

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Shuckin' Shack Franchise.

What does a Shuckin' Shack Franchise Cost?

Shuckin' Shack franchise fees for 2022:

Required Liquid Capital: $250,000
Total Investment: $352,700-1,128,252

Minimum Net Worth: $600,000

Franchise Fee: $45,000 (single) $95,000 (3-pack)
Royalty: 3.5% bi-weekly year 1, 4.5% bi-weekly year 2, 5.5% bi-weekly year 3+
Ad: 1.5% of Gross Sales paid bi-weekly
Item 19: Yes
Average Number of Employees: 12
E2 Visa Candidates: Yes
Semi-Passive Ownership: Yes
Home-Based: No
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: We are open to Master Franchise Opportunities
Veteran Discount: Yes

Is Shuckin' Shack a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Shuckin' Shack 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 Shuckin' Shack a Home Based franchise?

No. Shuckin' Shack is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Shuckin' Shack Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Shuckin' Shack franchisees make. Shuckin' Shack offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Shuckin' Shack a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. Shuckin' Shack is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does Shuckin' Shack Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Shuckin' Shack franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Shuckin' Shack Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Shuckin' Shack franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Shuckin' Shack Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Shuckin' Shack franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Shuckin' Shack Looking for International franchisees?

No. Shuckin' Shack franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

LESS THAN 20 UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Master Franchise

No

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

E2 Visa Franchise

Yes

Shuckin' Shack Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Shuckin' Shack franchises for sale. We may have Shuckin' Shack 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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