Fat Tuesday

Fat Tuesday

Daiquiris/frozen drinks
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$479K - $1.1M
Units as of 2020
28 6.7% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Fat Tuesday

Founded
1983
Parent Company
David Briggs Enterprises Inc.
Leadership
Danny Cattan, Director of Franchise Development

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1993 (28 years)
# of employees at HQ
50
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming

# of Units
28 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
1115 N. Causeway Blvd., #200
Mandeville, LA 70471

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Fat Tuesday 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
$20,000
Initial Investment
$479,000 - $1,079,000
Net Worth Requirement
$500,000
Cash Requirement
$20,000
Royalty Fee
8%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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
Fat Tuesday 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
10 hours
Classroom Training
30 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Grand Opening
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021