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The Ideal BBQ Franchisee


Edley’s is seeking owner-operators who want to create a sense of community through the Edley’s brand. They must align with our values system, which we call our Southern Soul.

Our Southern Soul

  1. We are doers that do it the hard way
  2. We are relentless on standards and kind on people
  3. We are positive people that treat our guests and team members as family
  4. We are passionate that Edley’s be the best

We prefer to partner with those who have restaurant experience or are willing to hire someone to run operations who does. You are someone that is purpose driven and wants to add value to your community, and not just in it for the money. We recommend a minimum of $550,000 in liquid capital.

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When investing in Edley’s, you’re not just investing in financial returns. You are joining our family. You’re committing to creating a culture that keeps customers happy and coming back for more. You are committing to treating your team members like family.

The responsibility is great but the return can be lucrative. The average gross sales for existing units is nearly $3.2 million, which is well above the industry average for initial investment-sales ratios. We are not just looking for your money. We are looking to partner with the right people and help them bring their dreams and goals to fruition.

Total Investment: $1,168,500 to $1,649,500

(Refer to our FDD Item 7 for specifics on startup costs)

Minimum Liquid Capital: $550,000

Minimum Net Worth: $1.25M

Restaurant operational experience is preferred with an equity partner as your lead operator.

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