Become an instant entrepreneur by purchasing a Buffalo Wild Wings Franchise. Buffalo Wild Wings was created in 1981 and now has over 450 locations in 37 states serving their NY-style wings and additional full menu. Follow these steps to become a part of a team whose goals include quality food, value pricing and a fun-filled atmosphere.
- Skill level:
- Moderately Challenging
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Visit the Buffalo Wild Wings website to review the available markets in which Buffalo Wild Wings is looking to expand. The available markets include select cities in 19 states.
Review the financial, real estate and operational experience criteria as outlined on the Buffalo Wild Wings website. The minimum financial requirements include a minimum of $300,000 in liquid assets and net worth of $900,000 per store. There are also requirements for site selection and requirements for a full-time experienced general manager.
Read about the franchise support outlined on the Buffalo Wild Wings website, including site start-up assistance, training programs and continuing guidance and consultation for your Buffalo Wild Wings franchise.
Consult the Q&A section of the Buffalo Wild Wings website to get answers to frequently answered questions on topics such as site selection and profits.
Apply for the Buffalo Wild Wings franchise online by filling out the online application. The application requests contact information, market availability and financial information.
A Buffalo Wild Wings representative will contact you shortly to meet with you and review additional information with you.
Sign the franchisee agreement, and begin work on starting your Buffalo Wild Wings franchise.
Tips and warnings
- Buffalo Wild Wings was recently named one of the Top 10 fastest-growing restaurant chains.
- Buying a franchise can seem like a dream come true to a budding entrepreneur, but having an instant brand name and the support of an established company does not guarantee success.
- Franchise fees include the initial franchisee fee, continuing royalty payments, advertising fees and other expenses outlined by the franchise agreement.
- The franchise agreement will outline what type of control you, as the franchisee, have over certain decisions.
- Before signing a franchise agreement, consult a lawyer and accountant who will help you understand the risks involved with buying a franchise.
- Always investigate a franchisor thoroughly before signing any type of agreement with them.
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