Seafood restaurants come in a variety of styles, from fine dining to fast food. When it comes to full service seafood restaurants, operating costs can get pricey.
High operating costs can be dangerous for restaurant owners, as they increase the risk of your investment as an entrepreneur. They make it more difficult to turn a profit and stay successful.
At Angry Crab Shack, we take unneeded risk out of the equation. Our simple and strong operations provide financial peace of mind for our franchise owners, knowing they are smartly invested in a company that understands efficiency and profit.
In the end, our simple operations benefit our franchise owners in one way: saving them money. Here’s how we do it.
1. Low Initial Investment
Savings for our franchise owners starts from the very beginning. In an industry where initial franchise investments can run over a million dollars, Angry Crab Shack offers an affordable initial investment of $392,000 to $711,000.
This payment covers everything needed to open and operate the business for three months, including the initial franchise fee, facility build-out, security deposits, rent, opening inventory, signage, permits and training among others.
Our low initial investment allows our franchise owners to get off the ground quicker, giving them a head start over their competition.
2. Smart Site Selection
Our unique site selection strategy is built around the idea of expanding into second generation restaurant sites, thus reducing overhead costs for our franchise owners. .
Taking over an existing location has inherent advantages. Because our initial investment amount depends on the location selected, we aim to move into a second generation site and save our franchise owners money.
Often, these locations will have necessary restaurant systems already in place, such as a working HVAC, ventilation, fire suppression systems and furnishings. This can save hundreds of thousands of dollars and reduce the time to opening by months.
3. Affordable Equipment and Utilities
In addition to seeking out buildings with good bones, location and operating kitchens, we are able to save money with our simplified menu.
The staple of our menu is our delicious boiled seafood mixed with our signature spices. This, along with our diverse array of seafood and non-seafood items for all guests, doesn’t require a professional chef or any elaborate and expensive equipment. Our kitchens are easy to run, streamlined and clean.
4. Reduced Labor Costs
We train our franchise owners how to run a tight ship when it comes to labor. Our operations are designed to work best with a limited number of well-trained employees.
Our Angry Crab Shack franchise owners are equipped with a robust training program to help them find and prepare the perfect team to run your restaurant. This helps reduce the amount of money spent on labor and control employee turnover rate.
5. Strong ROI
At Angry Crab Shack, we strive to provide families a fun, exciting and delicious dining experience. We accomplish that a number of ways, from our Mardi Gras-inspired interior design to our engaging meal presentation and boisterous atmosphere.
We believe in low risk and high ROI, and that’s exactly what our simple operations are designed to provide. By trusting in our concept and focusing on its execution, we’re able to save our franchise owners money and watch their locations grow.