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Investment Information

Expanding a Culture of Genuine Southern Hospitality

We are currently seeking out franchise owners who meet the following criteria: 

  • Experience in the restaurant industry is a strong plus
  • Experience in managing a team of employees
  • Marketing background or dynamic
  • Commitment to being actively involved in the community and have connections with businesses, schools, and local organizations

Franchise owners that fit this profile and are passionate about the brand are an important part of our culture and success!

Funding Your Franchise

  • The franchise fee is $50,000 (plus a $10,000 grand opening marketing fee for the first restaurant).
  • If you’re looking to open additional restaurants, the franchise fee is $45,000 (plus a $10,000 grand opening marketing fee for each additional restaurant secured under an Area Development Agreement).
  • Please note that a $20,000 non-refundable deposit will be due upon signing the Area Development Agreement.
  • Upon execution of the franchise agreement for each additional restaurant, $25,000 (plus a $10,000 grand opening marketing fee) will be due.

Other investment requirements include:

  • Minimum liquid assets: $250,000
  • Minimum net worth: $750,000
  • Initial investment Non-Drive-Thru: $744,300–$960,500 (not including tenant improvement funds)*
  • Initial investment Drive-Thru Location: $764,500–$990,500 (not including tenant improvement funds)*
  • Royalty and marketing fees: 5% royalty, up to 2% national advertising, and 1% local marketing (minimum)
  • Term of franchise agreement: 10 years with three 10-year options (if you meet renewal requirements)


Feel free to fill out our form or check out our owner testimonials for more information. We would be delighted to hear from you!

See What Our Owners

Are Saying

"We’ve absolutely love being part of a brand that values family & relationships along with excellence in service. It’s been such a gift to bring this unique (and delicious!) experience to our own community."

John and Meggie Schissler More Testimonials
Invest in The Best

We’re winning awards & accolades across the franchising world.

  • 2024 Fran-tastic
  • 2024 FCEC
  • Top Franchises Satisfaction Award 2023
  • Top Franchises Satisfaction Award 2022
  • Fast Casual Top 100 Movers and Shakers 2021
  • Top Franchises Satisfaction Award 2021
  • Top Franchises Satisfaction Award 2020
  • Entrepreneur Franchise 500 Ranked 2022
  • Entrepreneur Franchise 500 Top Food 2022
  • Franchise Gator 2021 Top 100
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