Franchising

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Rocky Mountain Flatbread is a forward thinking restaurant franchise leading the way in healthy family dining.

WHAT MAKES US DISTINCT

Rocky Mountain Flatbread has a magical combination of :
Gourmet Pizzas Topped with an Abundance of Local Ingredients  . Regional Wines & Craft Beers . Artisan Oven . Open Kitchen . Casual Dining Atmosphere . Friendly Service . Kid’s Play Kitchen . Carbon Neutral Operations . Community Outreach Programs

Together these create a unique dining experience that multigenerational families love time & time again.  These progressive business principals have allowed Rocky Mountain Flatbread to win “best pizza”, “best family restaurant “& “best green business” for seven years running in Vancouver & Canmore, Alberta.   What makes the difference is real food, real people & real success.

COMPLETE OPERATIONAL SUPPORT

As part of our dynamic team you will have complete operational support from us including:         T
Turn key build out, extensive training & ongoing advise, marketing & central purchasing.  All this enables you & your team to concentrate on building a thriving business using our tried & tested operating systems.

SEEKING FRANCHISEES

We are actively looking for franchisees in Western Canada.
If you are excited to investigate our unique franchising opportunity further look through our frequently asked questions and please complete our Confidential Qualification Report and forward it to dominic@rockymountainflatbread.ca.

Confidential Qualification Report

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some commonly asked questions around purchasing a Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. franchise. 

What is a Rocky Mountain Flatbread Franchise?

A Rocky Mountain Flatbread franchise involves both a 60 seat (approx.) restaurant and a thriving take out business. Take out includes fully cooked dishes as well as frozen flatbread pizzas. Our integrated menu is predominately flatbread pizzas and does include house made seasonal soups, organic salads, hand cut pastas and desserts to “live for.”

Rocky Mountain Flatbread franchise owners are leading the way in community and family organic dining – using organic local foods, making everything fresh on site, incorporating friendly casual service and achieving positive community and environmental contributions.

Is a Rocky Mountain Flatbread Franchise the right choice for me?

There’s more to running a Rocky Mountain Flatbread franchise than serving pizzas – much more. You’ll need a remarkable aptitude for connecting and communicating with people.  You’ll need a significant financial investment, a habit of hard work, a long term commitment and a hands-on approach to running a customer-orientated business. Ideally, you’ll already have a successful business or career and will have demonstrated significant team leadership.

Running a Rocky Mountain Flatbread franchise means running it. The role would vary from working in the restaurant and preparing the food to dealing with marketing and making critical business decisions. It is emphatically hands on. You will be leading your team and ensuring that at all times, the customers visiting your restaurant enjoy the highest standards on each and every visit. And it doesn’t end there. We encourage all of our franchisees to be active in the community… building community partnerships by getting involved in environmental and social groups.

What are the ongoing fees?

The royalty fee is 5% of gross sales. This fee provides you with the use of Rocky Mountain Flatbread brand name and operating system as well as ongoing support, training, research and development.

The marketing assessment is 2% of gross sales. This is used to promote and build brand recognition of Rocky Mountain Flatbread through innovative avenues including the Internet, community festivals, food, shows, schools, data management and local papers and magazines.

How much does it cost to acquire a Rocky Mountain Flatbread Franchise?

Your initial investment to acquire a license to operate a Rocky Mountain Flatbread franchise is $35,000 plus applicable taxes. For this fee, you will receive all of your initial training, turn key operations (not construction management), opening support, development assistance and operating manuals necessary to start up the restaurant. Your set up costs will vary from project to project, but an estimated total investment should be between is $325,000 and $400,000 with the remainder secured through bank loans. The following are key factors that will determine the amount required to start up a restaurant:

A conversion of an existing restaurant versus building from the ground up.
The cost of development and construction in your particular market.
The local and general economy.

What is the average return on investment?

Your return will be dependent on a number of factors: your skill and abilities, your competition, interest rates, the economy, inflation, labor and supply costs, lease terms and the marketplace in general. As you proceed, we can show you average figures based on the performance of our corporate restaurant.

What support and training does Rocky Mountain Flatbread provide me?

Our franchise team includes the very key people that built the Rocky Mountain Flatbread. They will share their wealth of experiences to give you the best possible chance of success. Dominic, Suzanne, and Chef Oliver have spent over seven years developing the financials, procedures, recipes, marketing mix and more, to prove to themselves that Rocky Mountain Flatbread is grounded in social and financial success. This franchise team is dedicated to providing you with the tools and support you need to make your restaurant stand out from the crowd – and be the first choice for the community and families to come to enjoy organic flatbread pizzas. The support begins before you open your restaurant with a development team who will build out your Rocky Mountain Flatbread restaurant. At the same time, you will embark on your training program which typically takes six months. This involves visiting and working in our restaurants, classroom-based tutoring and ongoing coaching when your restaurant doors are open. Ongoing discretionary support will also be provided with respect to accounting, marketing, menu development, and human resources.

How long does it take to be approved and build a Rocky Mountain Flatbread?

After several interviews, to make sure the Rocky Mountain Flatbread franchise is right for you, we can process your application. Once your application has received approval, the time frame to opening day will depend on whether it is a conversion of an existing restaurant or a new construction. This can take from three to 12 months and will depend largely on the time required for building and liquor permit applications in your jurisdiction.

What are the next steps to if I would like to become part of the Rocky Mountain Flatbread Franchise team?

If you are excited to investigate Rocky Mountain Flatbread franchise opportunity further, please complete the Confidential Qualification Report and forward it to dominic@rockymountainflatbread.ca.

Once your qualification is determined, the franchise application process starts. You will be contacted for a first interview and the exchange of information will begin so that you can make a fully informed business decision.