East Coast Wings + Grill

East Coast Wings + Grill

Wings, burgers, craft beer
Total Units
36 Yearly Data not available
2.8%
2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
Initial investment
$434K - $982K

Company Overview

The first East Coast Wings restaurant opened in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in 1995. The menu features chicken wings with 75 sauce choices, along with burgers, sandwiches, salads, fajitas, ribs and more.

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About East Coast Wings + Grill

Industry
Food
Founded
1995
Leadership
Sam Ballas, CEO/Founder

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2004 (17 years)
# of employees at HQ
17
Where seeking
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Canada, Mexico
# of Units
36

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
100 Cambridge Plaza Dr.
Winston-Salem, NC 27104

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a East Coast Wings + Grill 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
$40,000 - $40,000
Initial Investment
$434,268 - $982,275
Net Worth Requirement
$750,000
Cash Requirement
$300,000
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
10 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
East Coast Wings + Grill has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, 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
195 hours
Classroom Training
48 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
25
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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