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Frequently Asked Questions
MAKES JAZMO’Z FRANCHISE OPPORTUNITY UNIQUE?
In a word - FUN! BOURBON STREET CAFE has developed what is clearly a market leading experience. We serve a broad mix of guests. All who demand high quality, freshly prepared food, coupled with a festive dining experience.
2. WHAT ARE THE STEPS INVOLVED IN OBTAINING A
If, after examining the material enclosed, you are interested in becoming a franchisee, please complete the Preliminary Confidential Questionnaire. After we receive your response and assess your qualifications, you will be contacted to arrange a meeting.
3. HOW LARGE IS THE TOTAL INVESTMENT REQUIRED?
It is anticipated that in establishing and constructing a JAZMO’Z franchise the franchisee should expect to make a capital investment of approximately $400,000-$1,230,000 excluding land and building. There are many variables involved such as local building codes, contractor charges, landlord contributions, market conditions, etc.
4. HOW MUCH IS THE FRANCHISE FEE AND ROYALTIES?
The franchise fee is $35,000. The royalty percentage is 40% of gross sales. Both are discounted for multiple unit agreements.
5. HOW MUCH IS THE LENGTH OF THE FRANCHISE AGREEMENT?
Ten (10) years with options for renewals.
6. WHAT KIND OF FRANCHISE IS AVAILABLE?
Both individual Franchise for single locations and development contracts for multiple units in selected areas are available. Such contracts are individually negotiated for your territorial needs.
7. AM I GIVEN TERRITORIAL PROTECTION?
Yes. We establish a marketing territory, adjusted to market conditions and population density surrounding your location, within which no other JAZMO’Z will be developed.
8. HOW IS THE ADVERTISING HANDLED?
Each Franchisee is responsible for his own local advertising program. However, the franchisee must spend 4% of gross sales on advertising.
9. WHAT IS THE TIPICAL SIZE AND RENT OF A BOURBON STREET
The typical size varies 4,500 to 9,000 square feet. Rent may vary from $5,000-$20,000 per month, depending upon the premises size and market conditions.
10. DO I RECEIVE TRAINING BY BOURBON STREET CAFE?
Franchisees, and their designate managers must attend and successfully complete the training program conducted at a designated JAZMO’Z. The cost of this initial trading is included in your initial Franchise fee. Franchisees pay their own costs of transportation, lodging and meals.
11. HOW MANY MANAGERS AND HOURLY EMPLOYEES WILL I NEED?
You will need 3 - 5 managers depending on their experience and size of the store. You will need 50 to 75 full and part-time employees.
12. DO I RECEIVE ASSISTANCE IN OPENING MY BOURBON STREET CAFE?
Yes. In addition to your training period, Operations Specialists and opening teams will work with you in your unit at the time your unit opens.
13. DO I HAVE TO RUN THE RESTAURANT?
No, but either you or a very responsible manager should spend about fifty hours a week in the restaurant. An owner-operated restaurant has a greater opportunity for success.
14. WHAT DOES MY FRANCHISE FEE COVER?
The fee secures the right to own and operate a JAZMO’Z unit in a protected territory, and the use of our name, trademarks, recipes, distinctive decor, and manner of doing business. We assist you in restaurant design and site selection, training, lines of supply, and proprietary recipes and procedures.