Q. How much is the franchise fee for an in the raw restaurant?
A. $25,000 per store location.
Q. Does Beautiful Brands offer Area Development?
A. Yes. Beautiful Brands is actively seeking qualified candidates to develop between 3-10 locations. We are not currently offering single unit franchise opportunities. However, we may grant a single unit for a non-traditional location or a small market that we determine cannot support additional In the Raw locations.
Q. How much are the on-going royalties?
A. 6% of total gross sales less sales tax.
Q. What type of Marketing assistance is available?
A. Beautiful Brands will have available for the franchisees a complete Grand Opening and on going Local Store Marketing program.
Q. How much money can I make from an In the Raw restaurant?
A. We do not disclose earnings claims to prospective franchisees. Therefore, we rely on our franchisees to supply you with information on this subject.
Q. How is the site selected for my store?
A. Beautiful Brands will provide Real Estate assistance in the site procurement process including negotiation with the mall or retail space owners.
Q. Is there any experience necessary to own an In the Raw restaurant?
A. Yes, but not necessarily in foodservice. in the raw actively searches for candidates with a strong background in business management.
Q. Do I need to be involved in the day-to-day operation of my franchise?
A. At least one owner or a designated manager must be involved on a full-time basis and must be responsible for the day-to-day operations and management.
Q. How will I know if I have the necessary finances?
A. Your completed personal profile will be evaluated by our finance department. A Beautiful Brands senior manager will let you know how your financial status fits within our profile and what your financing options might be, if needed.
Q. How long is the term of an in the raw franchise agreement?
A. The franchise term is twenty (20) years.
Q. I'm interested in an in the raw franchise. What do I do next?
A. Fill out the personal profile form and return it to the address indicated. A Beautiful Brands representative will contact you and start you down the road to owning your own business.