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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.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
$75,000
Net worth required
$250,000
Investment
$251,100 - $464,500
Franchise fee
$35,000
Royalty
5.0% - 8.0%
Units in operation
14
Founded
2015
Franchising Since
2017

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

What is it?

  • Fast-casual restaurant featuring cheesy comfort food items
  • Features assembly line style food ordering system
  • Menu includes signature dishes, customized made to order Mac and Cheese, Grilled Cheese, Vegan and Glutten free menu options and other items

How does it make money?

  • In-store sales of fast casual menu items
  • Sales and service of catering orders
  • Easy eat in, take out and delivery business model

Who is it for?

  • Someone who seeks a fast casual restaurant concept
  • Experienced restaurant professionals
  • Novice owners with business experience

What would you do as a franchisee?

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

Overview

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

BENEFITS

  • fresh, new concept

  • chef created recipes
  • low initial investment
  • easy operations
  • prime territories available
  • fits nearly any retail space
  • no hood or ansul systems needed
  • no grease traps needed in most munipalities
  • all electric equipment
BREAKDOWN
  • average initial investment: $251,000 - $464,500

  • average retail space (depending on location and volume): 1500-1800 sq ft
  • average number of employees: 15 team members
  • Average Service Time: 2 minutes 


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