The following are some Frequency Asked Questions regarding our Franchise.
Q: What territories are available for my Rib City Franchise?
A: Certain areas are still available in Florida, Colorado, Alabama, Utah and Washington State – plus the remainder of the Continental United States. International Franchise opportunities are not available at this time.
Q: What is the timeline for opening my Rib City Franchise?
A: The Application process will take between 30 and 45 days. If you do not have a site selected at the point of Application then anticipate approximately 90 days. Construction for either a shopping center build out or a retro-fit remodel will take between 3 and 6 months.
Q: What is the average size of a Rib City restaurant building?
A: The recommended size is between 3,000 and 3,500 square feet with approximately 25 tables and 110 seats. Our current units do range in size from 2,600 to 4,000 square feet, so we can remain flexible.
Q: What will the construction costs amount to for my Rib City Franchise?
A: For a shopping center build out or a retrofit remodel you can expect to invest between $250,000.00 and $450,000.00.
Q: What is my Rib City Franchise Fee?
A: The single unit fee is $40,000.00. We require a $5,000.00 application fee with your License Application and the remaining $35,000.00 upon signing the Uniform Franchise Offering Circular Agreement. Multi unit Franchise Fees can be discussed after qualification of the Applicant. Franchise Royalty Fee is 4% of gross sales. Franchise Marketing Fee is 1% of gross sales (where applicable).
Q: How many Rib City restaurants are in operation?
A: We currently have 13 Corporate locations, and 16 Franchise locations.
If you are interested in learning more about your potential with the Rib City Franchise Program, please fill out our Franchise application here.