Cash Required: $200,000|
Investment Range: $375,750 - $537,000
Business Type: Franchise
Financing: 3rd Party
Be a Multi-Unit Owner of The Nation’s #1 Salad Restaurant
America's Best Salads™
Saladworks requires you to develop a minimum of 3 stores in 3 years. You will need to have a minimum net worth of $1,500,000 to qualify.
A Fresh Opportunity - - - In the News: 16 New Stores to open in 2014
Saladworks is the nation's first and largest fresh-tossed salad franchise. Our model is simple: an efficient, easy-to-execute operation with strong unit economics.
At the forefront of healthy dining, Saladworks offers fresh, made-to-order, entrée-sized salads, proprietary soups, and Focaccia Fusion sandwiches. Choose from over 60 fresh vegetables and salad toppings to create your own, mixed in the moment, personal favorite. With a nearly 30 year history, 112 open restaurants nationwide, and over 100 locations in the development pipeline, Saladworks is recognized as the Nation's #1 salad concept, and a leader in Fast Casual dining, the Fastest Growing restaurant segment in America and beyond.
In 2014 alone, Saladworks is on target to open twelve new stores in the United States and at least four internationally. Three of those stores are planning Grand Openings in the next 45 days, including Morgantown, WV; Grand Rapids, MI (second location in G.R.); and Langley, British Columbia (Canada).
If you share our passion, meet the qualification criteria, and have the ability to deliver a high-level of customer service within your community while embodying our company values, it's time for you to become a Saladworks franchise partner - the brand that truly is the fresh and healthy alternative.
Our Fanatic'ly Fresh Support
Our support systems set us apart from the others.
We will assist you in choosing a location and designing your store. We'll also help you with lease negotiations and approve all final lease agreements. Saladworks provides a four-week training and familiarization course covering all aspects of conducting business at Saladworks. This includes classroom training (Profit and Loss management, ServSafe®Certification) as well as in-store training for you and your management employees.
Among many other things, Saladworks provides the following support:
- A proven business model
- Site selection tour in your market with our executive team
- Lease negotiation assistance
- Design package / Construction guidance
- 4 week training program, including in-store, hands-on experience
- On-site store opening support
- Local store marketing and public relations guidance
- Social media support
- Point of Sale/Information Technologies
- Ongoing business education training
- Ongoing operational guidance
- Ongoing ServSafe® certification for store managers and employees
- Volume-negotiated pricing for products
- Distribution procurement using verified and approved vendors
- Cutting-edge product development
Fanatic'ly Fresh Design
Saladworks is designed to operate within 2,000 to 2,300 square feet. Preferred locations include: end cap and in-line spaces in strip centers, major mall food courts, transportation centers, ground floor sites in major office buildings and street-side locations with high pedestrian traffic, high-visibility in mid to upper-income areas. Per item 7 of our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), the total investment necessary to begin operating a single Saladworks restaurant ranges from $479,200 - $649,200.
Be a Fanatic'ly Fresh franchise partner with Saladworks
We look for development partners who have a minimum of:
- $400,000 liquidity
- $1.5 million net worth
- There is a three unit minimum development and the franchise fee for each unit is $30,000.
We have targeted several areas across the US for Saladworks expansion. Our development program operates exclusively through multiple unit development, with a minimum development of 3 units over a 3 year period. Opportunities may exist for larger, more comprehensive agreements.
Upon receiving your information request, our Qualification Manager will reach out to you to discuss your development interests, goals, time line, and answer your questions about the Saladworks brand.