Industry-Leading Support Services Backedby 50+ Years of Tested Operational Systems
When you join the Boston’s family you don’t just get comprehensive support and training, you get the invaluable benefit of the brand power that comes with more than 50 years of successful expansion all over North America. While other chains are growing stale, Boston’s Pizza represents a fresh angle in the casual dining business.
It’s no fluke Boston’s was named the #1 Restaurant & Sports Bar by
Entrepreneur Magazine (Franchise 500 BEST OF THE BEST – 2017). In fact,
here are a few other numbers that show what makes Boston’s a winner:
From Our Franchisees
Designed for families of all sizes, our restaurant provides a relaxing environment for celebrating both the big victories and the little ones. Our menu is full of fresh ideas, including 80+ menu items made in-house for our guests to share with family and friends
A great place for friends and fans to meet and watch a game. Our sports bar is open late, serves a tantalizing array of ice-cold beers, refreshing craft cocktails, and happy hour specials in addition to our full restaurant menu
When the opportunity for converting an existing property is possible, the
savings in investment and time can be significant. There are many markets
across the U.S. that have been overdeveloped by casual dining brands and then
abandoned, leaving behind excellent locations with conversion potential.
Boston’s is prepared to develop these spaces when the opportunities are in our
targeted markets and meet our site and demographic requirements.
Boston’s restaurants are a perfect fit for locations in airports, casinos, select truck stops and travel plazas, military installations, theme parks and sports venues. The opportunity to offer select menu items, and popular beverages from our sports bar, gives Boston’s an additional advantage to serve Guests in areas that are not commonly considered for many restaurant concepts.
Boston’s has experience operating in hotel environments. We currently have one (1) unit open and operating in Little Rock, AR at the Holiday Inn. We are aggressively seeking franchisee partners in the hotel segment in the following categories for new build and conversion opportunities:
- Economy (case-by-case basis)
- Upper midscale
Supporting You Every Step of the Way
As a franchisor, we’re committed to helping you build your business, which is
why Boston’s support services are a pillar of our business model. From training
and IT to marketing and operations, you can count on the entire Boston’s team
to help your location reach its full potential.
Boston’s experienced project management team assists you
through the entitlement process, contractor selection, and
bidding process, as well as overseeing the construction
progress and final inspections.
Our training staff uses various methods to increase
knowledge around operations, functional roles within the
restaurant, POS features, and management fundamentals.
Our purchasing team negotiates contracts with suppliers to
ensure that you receive your food ingredients and major
kitchen equipment at competitive prices.
Regional Business Managers (RBMs) act as a consultant and
partner by coaching the staff and restaurant management
in guest-focused behaviors, costs containment, restaurant
efficiencies, best practices, and team member development.
You’ll receive support on a local and regional level in the
form of customized advertising, media buying, public
relations, and national campaigns. Local Marketing
Managers help in planning and executing marketing
initiatives and localized programs.
We like trying new things, and so do our customers. That’s
why we’re constantly testing and enhancing our food and
beverage menu to ensure high customer satisfaction and
A Boston’s franchisee is someone who loves people and is committed to success.
As part of the Boston’s team, you’ll be expected to participate in your location’s
day-to-day operations, adapt quickly to changes within the company and market, and
maintain a strong relationship with the local community.
In addition to meeting background and credit requirements, Boston’s requires all franchisees meet financial qualifications that include:
- Minimum net worth of $1 million to $2 million
- Minimum liquidity of $500,000 per location
- 50,000+ population (within 3 mile radius of restaurant)
- Major national retail, restaurant, and/or entertainment venues nearby
- Median household income of $65,000+
- Multi-family housing within 3-mile radius
- Multiple hotels within 5-mile radius
- Minimum 30,000 employees (within 3-mile radius of restaurant)
- Projected population growth of at least 1.5% annual growth
- Traffic counts in excess of 20,000 per day on primary street
- Excellent visibility
- Minimum 95 dedicated parking spaces and additional 30 spaces for employees
- Easy access to and from roads
- Free standing pad site for an approximately 5,600 sf. restaurant or 65,000 sf. graded pad
- Outdoor patio of approximately 1,000 sf.
- Ability to achieve our prototype architecture and signage
- Liquor license availability
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