The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc.
#289 Franchise 500| Fondue restaurants

The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc.
Fondue restaurants

About
Founded

1975

Franchising Since

1984 (34 Years)

Corporate Address

7886 Woodland Center Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33614

CEO

Bob Johnston

Parent Company

Front Burner

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$969,227 - $1,441,089

Net-worth Requirement

$750,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$325,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$45,000 - $45,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4.5%

Ad Royalty Fee

1.19%

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

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

288 hours

Classroom Training:

40 hours

The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc. is ranked #289 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Since 1984, The Melting Pot franchises have been serving a variety of cheese and dessert fondues, salads and entrees including filet mignon, lobster tail, sirloin and chicken breast, all prepared in different fondue cooking styles. No restaurant experience is required to become a franchisee.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $969,227 High - $1,441,089
Units
-3.9%-5 UNITS (1 Year) -9.6%-13 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Middle East, Mexico, Western Europe
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: June 20th, 2018
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