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
Two Proven Concepts under One Roof
Boston’s is both a family-friendly restaurant and a lively sports bar, all under
one roof. That equals two great opportunities for you! We also offer flexible
design and space options to ensure your Boston’s is a perfect fit for your
territory and guests.
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
RESTAURANT & SPORTS
Boston’s is an award-winning concept with annual
system-wide sales exceeding $1 billion. But we’re not
stopping there. We are pleased to consider inquiries
from potential franchisees interested in single unit
and multi-restaurant operations and development.
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 two (2) units open and operating; one in Little Rock, AR at the Holiday Inn and a brand new restaurant in Yuma, AZ at the Four Points by Sheraton (Marriott). We also have two (2) new hotel locations under construction that will open in 2022. We are aggressively seeking franchisee partners in the hotel segment in the following categories for new build and conversion opportunities:
- 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.
06.New Product Development
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
Frequently Asked Questions
The initial contract term is 10 years with (2) 5-year renewable options.
The franchise fee is $50,000. The royalty fee is 5% of gross sales and the national advertising fee is 3% of gross sales.
Total investment can range from $1,125,000 to $2,816,000 (excluding land or lease, and depending on the targeted location and type). This includes the cost of the building, furniture, fixtures, equipment, leasehold improvements, initial inventory, working capital, and other expenses.
The minimum net worth requirement is $1 million to $2 million and minimum liquidity of $500,000 per restaurant location.
Boston’s assists with site selection and site approval. Boston’s does not identify potential sites. The franchise partner will be required to locate potential sites.
Before your restaurant opens, you and your management team will participate in a 6-week training program at our Dallas training center. Our experts will spend 3 to 4 weeks at your restaurant in preparation for its grand opening. We’re also available for ongoing field support based on your team’s specific needs.
If you’re ready you can complete an application now. Or to learn more contact us at 866-277-8721 or via email. We can’t wait to hear from you.
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