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Woody's Bar-B-Q has several locations throughout the Eastern portion of the United States. Find a Woody's near you and start enjoying Bar-B-Q!
Give the gift of Woody's Bar-B-Q with a gift card, one of our signature sauces, a classic T-shirt or send our barbecued meats.
How much are royalties and advertising contributions?
Woody's Bar-B-Q royalty is 5% of the gross sales of the business. The Advertising Fee is 2% of gross sales, which is used for the design and production of system-wide advertising and targeted marketing campaigns.
How do I find a location?
Woody's Bar-B-Q guides you every step of the way, from securing a quality location to having a successful opening of your new business. Woody's real estate team will utilize a sophisticated demographic modeling process to identify sites, perform competitive analysis and demographics.
How big is the typical Woody's Bar-B-Q ?
Our Fast Casual model can range from 2,500 sq. ft to 3,000 sq. ft. Our ideal location would be 2,800 sq. ft. Our Express model can range from 1,000 sq. ft to 1,500 sq. ft. The size of your restaurant will depend not only on your plans, but also on the availability in your local market.
What type of training will I receive?
Prior to the opening of your store, you will be required to attend and successfully complete Woody's Bar-B-Q intensive 6 week franchise training program. This program is designed to educate each new franchisee in all aspects of restaurant operations and provide them with the tools to achieve success.
What is the term of my franchise agreement?
The initial term is for a period of 10 years, after which you can renew in 10 year increments pursuant to the Franchise Agreement and lease availability.
Will you protect the Woody's Bar-B-Q brand, menu and standards?
The key to building a successful franchise brand is establishing uniformity and consistency. Woody's Bar-B-Q is well known for its quality. The conditions in the franchise agreement have been created to maintain these high standards. Any deterioration of the standards will only damage the image and reputation of all Woody's Bar-B-Q restaurants.
Do I need restaurant experience to open a Woody's Bar-B-Q?
Experience is helpful, but not necessary. It is more important that you are committed to following our proven system and not deviating for it along with having a strong work ethic. Our Franchise Support Team will train you on everything you need to know to successfully operate your business.
How much profit can I expect to make?
The amount you could make is impossible to determine and is a function based on many variables such as: retail sales, sales margins, cost of goods sold, location, fixed cost, variable cost, operating cost, financing cost and other factors. We encourage you to contact our existing franchisees to conduct your due diligence research.
What form of continuing operational support guidance will I receive?
Woody's Bar-B-Q will provide you with our confidential Operations Manual which covers in detail the many facets of restaurant operations. Updates to this manual will be sent to you as they are implemented. Periodically, your location will be visited by our field representatives to insure smooth operations and offer counsel and advice to you and your staff. In our commitment to offer superior support to our franchisees, our Franchise Support Department is available, by phone, to answer any questions that may arise.