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2023 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$234K - $653K
Units as of 2022
93 3.3% over 3 years

Company Overview

Saladworks was founded in Cherry Hill, N.J., in 1986 and began franchising in 1992. The franchise's menu features signature salad recipes along with a create-your-own-salad option, as well as soups and sandwiches.

About Saladworks

Industry
Food
Founded
1986
Parent Company
WOWorks
Leadership
Brian Farris, Chief Development Officer
Corporate Address
3135 1st Ave. N., #15459
St. Petersburg, FL 33733

Business Overview

Franchising Since
1992 (31 years)
# of employees at HQ
50
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchisees worldwide.

This company is offering new franchisees in the following US states: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming

# of Units
93 (as of 2022)

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Saladworks 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
$35,000
Initial Investment
$233,797 - $652,569
Net Worth Requirement
$350,000
Cash Requirement
$125,000
Veteran Incentives
25% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
3%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes
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Financing Options

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Third Party Financing
Saladworks has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

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
40-80 hours
Classroom Training
15-20 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
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?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022