Spicy Pickle

At a Glance

Products & Services: Panini, salads, subs, soups, pizzetti

Number of Locations: 36

Total Investment: $272.8K - $515.7K

Founded: 1999

Began Franchising: 2003

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2011 30 0 0 6
2010 28 0 0 6
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following states:
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming.
Franchisor is seeking new units in Canada, Middle East, Mexico, South America.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $272,755 - $515,700
Franchise Fee: $30,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 4 weeks. At franchisee's location: 10 days.
Ongoing Support: Meetings, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: Marketing program

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #340 (2010),