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810 Billiards & Bowling

The Story of 810 Billiards & Bowling: Franchise Review & Fees

Hello! Give us a brief overview of your business? I’m Michael Siniscalchi, Founder & President of 810 Billiards & Bowling. 810 is an upscale entertainment, dining and bar experience that focuses on bringing families and friends together for social interaction, friendly competition and great food. 810 takes upscale entertainment, traditionally only available in large metropolitan […]

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The Story of California Tortilla: Franchise Review and Fees

Hello! Who are you and what business do you run? I’m Bob Phillips, president and CEO of California Tortilla. Our brand is a ‘California-style’ fast-casual Mexican restaurant franchise that reimagines what Mexican food can be through chef-driven menu creations made with the freshest ingredients and boldest flavors out there. While we cater to individual customer […]

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The Story of Growler USA: Franchise Review and Fees

Back in 2014, a group of entrepreneurs and friends decided to embark on a new business – one that was based off data and business opportunities. As a group, we had previous success starting other businesses, so we created a list of requirements for what this new business would be. Those requirements were that a) […]

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The Story of Straw Hat Pizza: Franchise Review and Fees

Hi! I’m Scott Mason, the Head of Operations for the Straw Hat Pizza chain.  I didn’t start the business but I grew up going to Straw Hat Pizza and I have always loved our pizza.  My grandfather used to take me there as a kid back in the 1970s. I’ve been with Straw Hat Pizza […]

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The Story of Le Macaron French Pastries: Franchise Review and Fees

Le Macaron French Pastries – Company Overview Founded: 2009 Franchising Since: 2012 Number of Existing Locations: 52 Total Initial Investment: $84,350 to $361,500 Initial Franchise Fee: $45,000 Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6% of gross sales Ad Royalty Fee: 1% of gross sales Net Worth Minimum: $250,000 Agreement Length: 10 years Le Macaron was founded in 2009 […]

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