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Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$60K - $140K
Units as of 2021
979 Decrease 2% over 3 years

Company Overview

Orion Food Systems franchises a variety of quick-service brands that place locations within nontraditional locations such as convenience stores, hospitals, colleges, sports arenas, shopping centers, airports and military bases. Brands include Hot Stuff Pizza, Gourmet Grub, Chopz, and Chix Chicken.

About Orion Food Systems

Industry Food
Related Categories Miscellaneous Quick-Service Restaurants
Founded 1982
Leadership Keith Kinsey, CEO
Corporate Address 2930 W. Maple, P.O. Box 85210
Sioux Falls, SD 57118
Social Facebook, Twitter

Business Overview

Franchising Since 1993 (31 years)
# of employees at HQ 300
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises throughout the US.

# of Units 979 (as of 2021)

Information for Franchisees

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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 Information Circle
$0
Initial Investment Information Circle
$59,500 - $140,000
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$100,000
Term of Agreement Information Circle
3 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing Orion Food Systems offers in-house financing to cover the following: equipment
Third Party Financing Orion Food Systems has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training 45 hours
Classroom Training 9.5 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Social Media
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
No
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
# of employees required to run 4-6
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
No
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Updated: December 12th, 2022