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Franchising FAQ
What is the cost of opening an Eggsmart® restaurant?

The cost of opening an Eggsmart location can vary depending on the type of location and the size. Typically it can range from $335,000.00 – $535,000.00. Naturally, a large portion of the cost may be financed, though we recommend a minimum cash investment of at least 40%. Please review the franchise fee overview on the Franchise Program page, or contact our national office.

Will Eggsmart select the location and build the restaurant for me?

Eggsmart is actively seeking prime locations. In certain instances, you may choose to open a restaurant in a location of your choice, however this location must be evaluated and approved by Eggsmart. Construction of the restaurant will also be conducted by Eggsmart management.

I have little experience negotiating leases. Will Eggsmart offer assistance in this area?

Yes. Eggsmart will fully negotiate or aid in lease negotiations for franchisees.

What hours will the restaurant be open?

In a typical location, the restaurant would be open 7 days a week from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Mon—Fri) and 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Sat—Sun). The hours of operation may change in site-specific circumstances.

Is the franchisee required to buy supplies or ingredients directly from Eggsmart?

Quality specifications and approved sources of equipment, inventory, and supplies are provided to each franchisee. The franchisee purchases specified supplies through these approved suppliers.

Must a franchisee have experience in food retailing?

No. Though fast food experience is helpful, Eggsmart will provide comprehensive training and operational guidance. The interest and effort of the franchisee is more important than hospitality or retailing experience.

Can an Eggsmart franchisee own more than one Eggsmart Franchise?

Yes. A franchisee who has demonstrated success in organizing and operating a profitable Eggsmart restaurant may be eligible for new franchise opportunities.

What training and restaurant opening assistance is provided to franchisees?

Eggsmart will provide an extensive training program covering all aspects of store operations including food preparation, operating policies, equipment maintenance,
selling and merchandising, management and financial control, etc. This program is four weeks in duration and is held at one of our designated training stores.

What level of income can a Franchisee expect to earn?

There are many factors involved in determining the level of revenues and expenses of an individual restaurant. The franchisees’ skills, location, overhead costs, etc., will affect the outlets profitability. Accordingly, Eggsmart cannot guarantee that any restaurant will achieve certain level of sales, profit or cash flow. However, Eggsmart stands behind its franchisees, providing a robust program to maximize your restaurant’s sales and revenue potential.

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