The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc.

The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc.

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The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc.
#341

Initial Investment

LOW: $996,027
HIGH: $1,535,897

Change in Units

-3.8% -5 UNITS (1 Year)
-8.0% -11 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

1975

Franchising Since

1984 (33 Years)

Corporate Address

7886 Woodland Center Blvd. Tampa, FL 33614

CEO

Bob Johnston

Parent Company

The Melting Pot Restaurants

About The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc.

Since 1984, The Melting Pot franchises have opened nationwide, serving a variety of cheese and dessert fondues, salads and entrees including filet mignon, lobster tail, sirloin and breast of chicken, all prepared in different fondue cooking styles. No restaurant experience is required to become a franchisee.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$996,027 - $1,535,897

Net-worth Requirement

$750,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$325,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$47,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4.5%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options

The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives


20% off franchise fee

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: See List

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 50 days

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
National Media
Regional Media

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Updated: September 12th, 2016

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