- 2024 Franchise 500 Rank
#47 Ranked #48 last year
- Initial investment
$437K - $2.3M
- Units as of 2023
529 12.8% over 3 years
About McAlister's Deli
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Create Craveable Connections In your Community
Blame it on our small-town roots, but we believe great food, a warm smile and a tall glass of sweet tea is the fix for almost anything. McAlister’s Deli® offers guests more than hearty sandwiches piled high and sides worth sharing. Through genuine Southern hospitality and friendly conversation, we aim to make every guest feel like our place is their place, too. Become a part of something special with a McAlister’s Deli® of your very own.
Your restaurant won’t require grills, fryers, or late nights, meaning you can save on resources.
More Ways to Enjoy
With dine-in, takeout, catering, online ordering and a pick-up window, McAlister’s Deli diversifies sales while giving guests the flexibility they crave.
Real Estate & Construction
Experts from our Real Estate and Design & Construction teams are available to support and answer any questions during your site selection process.
Back to School
Join us for training in a classroom and at a high-volume McAlister’s Deli® to get hands-on experience with our menu, operation standards and philosophy of hospitality.
We Have Your Back
A dedicated franchise business consultant provides valuable support as you operate your business while a supply chain team helps you leverage spend management.
Get ready for growth with national campaigns and assistance from a field marketing manager who will help you create a localized marketing plan.
This information is not intended as an offer to sell a franchise. We will not offer you a franchise until we have complied with disclosure and registration requirements in your jurisdiction. Contact McAlister’s Franchisor SPV LLC, located at 5620 Glenridge Drive, NE, Atlanta, GA 30342, to request a copy of our FDD. RESIDENTS OF NEW YORK: This advertisement is not an offering. An offering can only be made by a prospectus filed first with the Department of Law of the State of New York. Such filing does not constitute approval by the New York Department of Law. RESIDENTS OF MINNESOTA: MN Franchise Registration Numbers: McAlister’s Franchisor SPV LLC: F-8196.
|1994 (30 years)
|# of employees at HQ
This company is offering new franchises throughout the US.
|# of Units
|529 (as of 2023)
Information for Franchisees
Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a McAlister's Deli franchise.
Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees
Here's what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.
Initial Franchise Fee
|$15,500 - $35,500
|$436,850 - $2,329,400
Net Worth Requirement
|$15,500 off franchise fee
Ad Royalty Fee
Term of Agreement
|Is franchise term renewable?
Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.
|Third Party Financing
|McAlister's Deli has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll
Training & Support Offered
Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.
Meetings & Conventions
Security & Safety Procedures
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Additional details about running this franchise.
|Is absentee ownership allowed?
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Can this franchise be run part time?
|# of employees required to run
Are exclusive territories available?
Franchise 500 Ranking History
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