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Previous restaurant franchise experience is a plus but it is not required. Gooey’s is always seeking outstanding individuals that have a strong mixture of personality, personal drive, professional experience, and meets the financial qualifications to successfully operate a franchise. We believe with our guidance that these kinds of people no matter their experience with restaurant franchising have the potential to become prosperous.

-Operational support

-Marketing support

-Purchasing support

-Accounting and legal support

-Ongoing research and development

Yes, all of the meat served at our restaurant, Gooey’s is bought locally. We pride ourselves on this as well as being a gooey food franchise.

Yes, we are currently seeking qualified candidates to open both single and multi-unit franchises if you meet our qualifications for additional units.

Gooey’s provides an extensive training and support program to help you every step of the way. It starts with our 3 week Manager Certification Program for Owner/Operators and General Managers with a mix of classroom work and hands on training within our restaurant franchise.

Some key topics we go over during training include:

-Customer Service

-Compliance & Safety

-Prep Procedures & Recipe Books

-Financial Reporting

-Inventory Management and Food Cost

-Opening & Closing Procedures, Daily Cleaning Checklists

-Training New Staff and Retraining Existing Staff

-Marketing Plans & Suggestive Selling Techniques

This initial training occurs 30-45 days prior to your restaurant opening and teaches your key management staff what they need to run your restaurant franchise. When your store opens we also provide a training team to assist you at your location for the first week. Training continues with your personal Operations Consultant who works with you on an ongoing basis.

-Assistance in site selection and lease negotiation

-Specifications for fixtures, equipment, and leasehold improvements

-Facilitating architectural, kitchen, and back of house workflow design

-Marketing, training, and operational support

-Grand opening plan and support

Each location will vary with a variety of factors involved. Typically, it takes around 6-8 months from signing the franchise agreement to the opening day at your new Gooey’s American Grille franchise.

We are restricted by various federal and state franchise sales regulations from providing specific sales, earnings claims, or projections. We encourage you to speak with existing franchisees during our application process to discuss their experiences.

No, we do not provide financing at this time. However, we can assist you in obtaining the financing you will need from other sources.

A protected territory is given to every traditional Gooey’s location.

 

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