This Is It! Bar-B-Q & Seafood

This Is It! Bar-B-Q & Seafood

Barbecue, seafood, soul food
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Units as of 2016
9 Previous years N/A
0.0%
2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
Initial investment
$414K - $840K

Company Overview

About This Is It! Bar-B-Q & Seafood

Industry
Food
Founded
1982
Parent Company
I Believe This Is It Inc.
Leadership
Shelley Anthony, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1992 (29 years)
# of employees at HQ
15
# of Units
9 (as of 2016)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
105 McIntosh Crossing
Fayetteville, GA 30214

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a This Is It! Bar-B-Q & Seafood 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
$25,000 - $35,000
Initial Investment
$413,754 - $840,205
Net Worth Requirement
$200,000 - $750,000
Cash Requirement
$100,000 - $200,000
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
15 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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
This Is It! Bar-B-Q & Seafood has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 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
10 days
Classroom Training
25 days
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support

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

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021
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