This Is It! Bar-B-Q & Seafood

Barbecue, seafood, soul food
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Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$414K - $840K
Units as of 2016
9 Decrease

Company Overview

About This Is It! Bar-B-Q & Seafood

Industry Food
Related Categories Barbecue , Seafood , Miscellaneous Quick-Service Restaurants
Founded 1982
Parent Company I Believe This Is It Inc.
Leadership Shelley Anthony, CEO
Corporate Address 105 McIntosh Crossing
Fayetteville, GA 30214
Social Facebook, Twitter

Business Overview

Franchising Since 1992 (32 years)
# of employees at HQ 15
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises throughout the US.

# of Units 9 (as of 2016)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a This Is It! Bar-B-Q & Seafood 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 Information Circle
$25,000 - $35,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$413,754 - $840,205
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$200,000 - $750,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$100,000 - $200,000
Royalty Fee Information Circle
5%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
1%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
15 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.

Third Party Financing This Is It! Bar-B-Q & Seafood has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 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 10 days
Classroom Training 25 days
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

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