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I Heart Mac and Cheese

Franchise

I Heart Mac & Cheese is a fast-casual food concept specializing in customizable, made-to-order macaroni and cheese bowls and grilled cheese sandwiches. With a variety of health conscious choices and vegan cheese sauce in development, I Heart Mac & Cheese continues to meet the needs of customers.

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Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
$75,000
Net worth required
$250,000
Investment
$205,000 - $400,000
Franchise fee
$17,500 - $35,000
Royalty
8.0%
Units in operation
9
Founded
2015
Franchising Since
2017

Own an I Heart Mac and Cheese Franchise - Questions & Answers

What is it?

  • Fast-casual restaurant featuring cheesy menu items
  • Features assembly line style food ordering
  • Menu includes customized mac-and-cheese, grilled cheese and other items

How does it make money?

  • In-store sales of fast casual cheesy menu items
  • Sales and service of catering and delivery packages

Who is it for?

  • Someone who seeks a fast-paced retail restaurant environment
  • People who enjoy cheesy dishes

What would you do as a franchisee?

  • Open and oversee operation of a fast casual restaurant
  • Hire food service, bartending and management personnel as needed

Overview

I Heart Mac & Cheese is a fast casual concept restaurant specializing in customizable, made-to-order macaroni and cheese and grilled cheese sandwiches. The menu combines the creativity of award-winning recipes resulting in a grown-up approach to this classic childhood dish.With a booming franchise brand expanding to new locations very quickly, I Heart Mac & Cheese has created a recipe for success in supporting new franchise owners throughout the entire process. With inexpensive start-up costs, an in-depth training program, corporate-negotiated preferred supplier and vendor pricing, and corporate marketing support, the company is ideal for both restaurant industry veterans seeking a fresh new opportunity or aspiring entrepreneurs looking for a fun, low-cost, easy-to-operate concept. 

BENEFITS

  • Fresh, New Concept
  • Chef-Created Recipes
  • Low Initial Investment
  • Prime Territories available
  • Fits Nearly Any Retail Space
  • No hood systems, ansul system, or greese traps needed in most municipalities
  • All Electric Equipment

BREAKDOWN

  • Average Initial Investment: $216,000 - $355,000
  • Average Retail Space (depending on location and volume): 750 - 1,800 square feet
  • Average Number of Employees: 2 - 4 team members
  • Average Service Time: 2 minutes 


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