Thank you for your interest in Southern Classic Chicken! We are currently looking for franchise operators in LA, MS, TX and AR. Our goal is to find restaurant professionals who understand what it takes to operate a high-volume, fast food operation.
Leasehold Space: $441,500 to $1,057,000 (excluding real property)
Franchise Fee: $40,000
Royalties: 5% of weekly gross sales
National Production Fund: 0.5% of weekly gross sales
Local Store Marketing: 2% of weekly gross sales
Multi-Unit Development Available: Yes to qualified applicants
Target Markets: Louisiana, Arkansas, East Texas and Mississippi
Financial Requirements: $250,000 Cash Available ($1,000,000 Minimum Net Worth)
Do I need restaurant experience to be a franchisee?
In order to become a franchisee, at least one person having an equity position of five percent or more needs to have proven restaurant management and/or ownership experience.
Can I build one restaurant, or do I need to commit to a multi-unit development deal?
We will consider a one-unit deal depending on the market but at this time our goal is to develop at least three restaurants in a given trade area.
Do I get to pick where I put a Southern Classic Chicken?
We will identify the trade area for your restaurant and then we will work with you to pick the best location within that trade area. We have a real estate company that helps us identify our trade areas based on demographics, traffic counts, competition and other data points that we rely upon to define the respective trade areas.
Can I develop a Southern Classic Chicken in a C-Store or other non-traditional location?
Not at this time.
What kind of support does the Home Office provide?
We help from the time you start looking at real estate and support you all the way through the lifecycle of your business in all phases of operations, marketing and brand growth. We will provide the guidance, operational support and training to give you the tools for success.
How long does it take to open a Southern Classic Chicken?
Typically, nine (9) to 12 months depending on may factors including site selection, lease negotiation, permitting and construction.
Does Southern Classic Chicken offer financing?
No but we can guide you to financial institutions that may be able to assist.
What is the process to becoming a franchisee?
Step one is to fill out the form at the bottom of this page. From there we will contact you if you meet our minimum financial requirements. Once we have an initial call, you will receive a copy of our Federal Disclosure Document and the application process with start.