All American Specialty Restaurants Inc.

All American Specialty Restaurants Inc.

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Promoted Opportunities

Initial Investment

LOW: $191,700
HIGH: $494,450

Change in Units

Company Profile

Founded

1986

Franchising Since

1987 (30 Years)

Corporate Address

1201 S.W. 12th Ave., #415 Portland, OR 97205

CEO

C.R. Duffie Jr.

About All American Specialty Restaurants Inc.

In the mid-1980s, frozen yogurt was growing in popularity, but there were no shops in the major malls of Idaho, Oregon and Washington serving the treat. Seeing the demand for such shops in the Pacific Northwest, CR Duffie Jr. started the All American Frozen Yogurt Co. in Portland in 1986. The company began franchising one year later.

To reach a larger customer base, ice cream was added to the menu in 1989, and the stores became known as All American Ice Cream and Frozen Yogurt Shops. The company also does business as All American Deli & Ice Cream Shops. There are now locations in shopping centers throughout the Pacific Northwest and West.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$191,700 - $494,450

Net-worth Requirement

$600,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$90,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options

All American Specialty Restaurants Inc. offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

All American Specialty Restaurants Inc. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
equipment

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 Onsite: 2 weeks

Training at headquarters: 2 weeks

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks
Regional Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 6 - 7

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Updated: November 5th, 2014

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