FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW CAN I OPEN A JEFFERSON’S FRANCHISE?
Jefferson’s seeks highly-qualified individuals to become franchisees. Prior restaurant or business experience, along with personal financial qualifications and self-motivation are important factors in our evaluation process.
WHAT IS THE FRANCHISEE FEE?
The initial franchise fee is $20,000. The franchise agreement is for 10 years.
WHAT ARE THE ROYALTIES?
Jefferson’s franchisees pay 4% weekly of their net sales.
WHAT IS THE INITIAL INVESTMENT TO OPEN A JEFFERSON’S?
A good estimate is $200,000-$750,000. This investment varies with building size, landlord contribution, build out expenses, location, equipment needs, and more.
HOW MUCH WILL I MAKE AS A JEFFERSON’S FRANCHISEE?
Actual results vary based on location, expenses and labor. To learn more about actual finances, we will encourage you to speak with our existing franchisees during the application process.
WHAT KIND OF TRAINING CAN I EXPECT?
All new franchisees will gain hands-on experience in our existing restaurants for one month. Close to opening our training team (franchise manager, experienced cooks and servers) will provide training support for your new hires and stay on board during your first full week of opening. We will provide continued support as needed.
IS FINANCING AVAILABLE?
No. However, we are on the SBA registry and we can recommend sources that provided financing options. We also have equipment leasing options available for referral.
WHO DECIDES THE LOCATION?
Your selection of a site for a Jefferson’s franchise is subject to our acceptance. In approving a site we consider a variety of factors including general location, size, and physical characteristics of the site.
The steps to owning a Jefferson’s franchise is an exciting journey. We will guide you through the process.
Our business has expanded but our concept stays the same. We offer great, fresh food for a reasonable price.
To get started with your Jefferson’s Franchise! Simply Fill out our online application today!