How much time will I have to commit to my George Webb Restaurant?
A George Webb Restaurant franchise owner may be either an owner-operator or an investor. If you choose to invest in a George Webb Restaurant franchise, you will be required to have a full-time manager operating the business for you. This full-time manager must have completed the company’s training program.
Will I have a protected territory?
The strength of the George Webb Restaurant system is based on the success of individual stores. It is our policy not to jeopardize the future of an individual store by placing another store in a location that would seriously affect an existing store.
Can I open more than one store?
Yes. Franchise operators with growth experience will be encouraged to develop further with George Webb Restaurants by sharing their expertise and expanding their growth plans.
Where will I get my products?
There is a commissary that is able to provide more than 80% of your products at an advantageous price and quantities.
Will George Webb Restaurants help me with site selection for my store?
Yes. George Webb Restaurants is experienced in choosing and negotiating prime leased space.
How long does it take to open a George Webb Restaurant franchise once a location is awarded?
Opening will be based on the availability of a suitable location. Once a site is found, opening can take place in as little as 90 days.
What is the term of a George Webb Restaurant franchise, and is it renewable?
The term for a George Webb Restaurant franchise is ten years, and it’s renewable for an additional term of ten years.
Can a George Webb Restaurant franchise be sold?
Yes, it can be sold at any time with the written approval of George Webb Restaurants.
What is the total investment required to become a George Webb Restaurant franchise owner?
The total investment required* for a George Webb Restaurant franchise is $700,000 to $950,000. This includes the franchise fee, leasehold improvements, furniture and fixtures, equipment, supplies and initial inventory, opening advertising, signs, and working capital. See the Restaurant Investment Guide for details.
What are the initial fees, royalties, and advertising fund contributions?
The franchise fee is $25,000 for the first store. The royalty is 4% of gross sales. In addition, franchise owners are required to invest 3% to an advertising fund.
May I open additional stores?
Yes. In fact, we encourage you to plan for additional stores to protect a territory for you. Each additional store territory reservation fee is negotiable. Ask us for details.
What is the next step in learning more about the George Webb franchise program?
Complete the Personal Profile and submit it to our corporate office. Your completion of the profile does not obligate or bind either of us in any manner. It’s a first step in getting to know each other.
*Total investment based on fees/costs as of August 2016. Subject to change without notice.