Ground Round Grill & Bar

Ground Round Grill & Bar

Casual restaurants
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$329K - $2.2M
Units as of 2018
23

Company Overview

About Ground Round Grill & Bar

Industry
Food
Founded
1969
Parent Company
Ground Round Inependent Owners Cooperative LLC
Leadership
Jack Crawford, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1969 (52 years)
# of employees at HQ
6
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Canada

# of Units
23 (as of 2018)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
15 Main St., #210
Freeport, ME 04032

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Ground Round Grill & Bar 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 - $35,000
Initial Investment
$329,000 - $2,205,000
Net Worth Requirement
$1,000,000 - $5,000,000
Cash Requirement
$500,000 - $750,000
Royalty Fee
2.5%/3.5%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
5 years/10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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
400 hours+
Classroom Training
64 hours
Additional Training
Training for 3 managers
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
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
# of employees required to run
50
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021