Below are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive from potential franchisees. You’re likely to find that a question you have is answered below. If you still have any unanswered questions after reading this FAQ, please feel free to contact us.

What will I receive as part of the Just Turkey franchise system?

We will provide approximately 120 hours of pre-opening classroom and on-the-job training.

We will also provide on-site pre-opening assistance to you for up to 3 days.

As a franchise owner, you will have access to Just Turkey trademarks, recipes, tools and procedures.

We’ll present you with a copy of our confidential operations manual to help you run the various aspects of your restaurant properly on a day-to-day basis.

What type of prior experience do I need to have?

Prior experience in the foodservice industry is not required to join the Just Turkey franchise program. We are looking for savvy professionals who are passionate, motivated, and will be dedicated to their business’ growth.

In turn, we’ll provide the support franchisees need to run their operations. We do, of course, also expect that franchisees have the right amount of capital to invest in the franchise.

What is the term of the franchise agreement?

The initial term of your franchise agreement is 10 years, with additional 10-year successor terms.

How long does the application process take from beginning to end?

Upon completion of your personal interview, Just Turkey Franchising, Inc. will make a decision within two weeks regarding your approval status.

Does Just Turkey Franchising, Inc. franchise to individuals, partnerships, or corporations?

Yes, to all of the above.

Will Just Turkey Franchising, Inc. assist me with financing a store?

Just Turkey Franchising, Inc. franchise partners are required to have their own financing in place to build and operate their stores.

However, we can provide a list of lenders who have expressed interest inSmall Business Administration Franchise Registry lending to franchise partners. Additionally, the SBA (Small Business Administration) has approved Just Turkey Franchising, Inc. to be listed on the Franchise Registry.

This listing ensures expedited loan processes for prospective franchise partners obtaining SBA financing.

No endorsement of any lenders by Just Turkey Franchising, Inc. is implied.

Does Just Turkey Franchising, Inc. award territories or regions?

Franchise partners are awarded franchise rights for specific store locations only.

I have an ideal location in mind and there are no other Just Turkey Franchising, Inc. locations nearby. Can I pursue this location?

Prior to discussing potential locations with applicants interested in opportunities with Just Turkey Franchising, Inc., applicants must go through our application approval process.

Upon approval as a potential Just Turkey Franchising, Inc. franchise partner, our Real Estate and Site Development Department can then begin to investigate possible locations on your behalf.

What is the initial franchise fee?

The franchise fee for a single-unit franchise is $ 35,000.00. This fee funds our pre-opening support of your operations, including site selection assistance, initial training, and onsite help.

How much is the initial investment?

The estimated required investment for a single start-up restaurant location ranges between $171,500.00 and $251,500.00, including the franchise fee. As with any new business venture, it’s important that you have the capital needed to adequately fund your new business.

May I obtain a copy of Just Turkey Franchising, Inc. Franchise Disclosure Document (formerly known as the Uniform Franchise Offering Circular)?

Yes. Upon completion and acceptance of the application, a copy of the Just Turkey Franchising, Inc. current Franchise Disclosure Document (formerly known as Uniform Franchise Offering Circular) will be provided to you during your initial interview.

Is there an opportunity to own more than one location?

Yes. Franchise partners are awarded additional locations based on their ability to operate their existing stores and their financial ability to support additional locations.

What ongoing fees are paid to Just Turkey Franchising, Inc.?

Franchisees will be required to pay royalties of 5 % of gross sales. These fees allow us to fund our ongoing support services and the continued development of recipes, procedures, marketing tools, training programs, and systems upgrades.

Is there a cost to attend the initial training?

Training is provided free of charge to the prospective franchise partner. However, the prospective franchise partner is responsible for all expenses incurred while attending training, including travel costs, lodging, and employee salaries.

Is there ongoing support provided?

Yes. Please visit the Investment section of this Web site for detailed information on the support our franchise partners receive from Just Turkey Franchising, Inc.

What about advertising fees?

Franchisees’ will be required to contribute up to 1 % of gross sales to the system marketing fund, and will also be expected to spend 3 % of gross sales toward local advertising.

Any collected funds will be used to develop marketing strategies to promote the Just Turkey brand and fund the creative costs to develop any local franchise marketing materials and campaigns.

Will I be required to use specific accounting service software at my store?

Yes. Each store is required to use an electronic cash register system and software so that detailed records of sales and other financial aspects of the business can be monitored and recorded.

Can I use my own menu and recipe ideas?

Franchise partners must sell only approved products in their stores. However, our Food Science and Technology Department works to develop new products and collaborates with our franchise partners and internal departments in the development of new products.

Franchise partners are always welcome to submit ideas for new menu items, but these items may not be sold in stores until they are approved by Just Turkey Franchising, Inc.

How do I get started?

Visit Get started section of this website. Fill out the Confidential Information Request form and submit it for consideration. Once we have reviewed and approved your application, we will contact you about setting up a face-to-face meeting to talk in more detail about the franchise program.


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