Never been a better time to join the Soulman’s Bar-B-Que family!
• Unique Brand that’s been in business for 43 years!
• Executive leadership TEAM that has more than 100 years combined Bar-B-Que and restaurant experience!
• Exceptional customer service and mouthwatering bar-b-que that keeps customers coming back for more!
• 8 Consecutive Years, Same Store Sales Increase!
We are seeking candidates with a passion for the Soulman’s brand and culture.
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The investment necessary to begin operation of a Soulman’s Bar-B-Que franchise ranges from $250,000 – $1,100,000 for building and equipment. This does not include the cost of the land.
The franchise fee is $25,000 per location. Our ongoing Royalty Fee is 6 percent. The franchise fee secures your right to own and operate a Soulman’s Bar-B-Que restaurant in your approved territory. The ongoing royalty grants you the right to use the Soulman’s Bar-B-Que name, trademarks, recipes, decor, training, procedures, etc. There is a required 2 percent of sale per month dedicated to local store marketing. There is also a System Fund contribution of 1 percent that may be required that promotes the Soulman’s Bar-B-Que brand.
Soulman’s requires candidates desiring to open one restaurant to have a net worth of $1,000,000 with a minimum of $250,000 in liquid, unencumbered assets (like cash). The candidates must also be able to obtain financing to cover the total costs of opening a franchised location.
Yes. Soulman’s requires a complete application package for each member of your potential franchise group.
Yes. In fact, it is our goal as a franchisor to provide “Above and beyond” service and training to our franchise partners. Our franchisees will have complete access to our systems and more than 100 years of combined barbecue and restaurant experience.
The required training process is between 6 to 8 weeks in one of our company training restaurants. We provide a comprehensive training program that focuses on all aspects of our business. A minimum of two people from each approved franchise location must complete the full Soulman’s training program.