How much money can I make owning a Hotshots Franchise?

We provide some basic financial operating information in our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), which will be provided to you after receipt of a full application.

Do I need restaurant operating experience to own a Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill?

No experience is required.  Our training program and continued support can provide you with the knowledge needed to run and operate and successful Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill.

What is the process to become a Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill franchisee?

Your first step is to submit the franchise information request form found on this website. Once we have received that from you, we will contact you to have an initial discussion and determine if you meet the primary qualifications we seek. Once determined that you qualify, we will schedule a Discovery Day where we will meet in St. Louis, MO.  During the Discovery Day you will meet with our corporate team and we can discuss all aspect of owning a Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill. After the Discovery Day if we feel we are both a good fit for one another we will send you our Franchise Disclosure Document. Once you have reviewed of the Franchise Agreement we will be ready to complete the documents and get started.

What is the term of my franchise agreement?

The initial term is for a period of 10 years, after which you can renew in 10 year increments pursuant to the Franchise Agreement and lease availability.

Will my territory be protected?

We grant each franchisee a territory protected from us establishing other traditional restaurant locations.

Does Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill help with site selection?

We will work with you in your search for an available site with our National Real Estate team.   We may engage a local broker who is familiar with the market. Our team will do a complete demographic and market analysis.  We will submit Letters of Intent (LOI) and negotiate the main business deal point. The last step is to have you and your attorney finalize the lease with the landlord.

What is the total investment for a Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill?

Investments vary, depending on the size, location, market, and on other factors such as whether it is a free-standing building or a strip center location.  We estimate that your initial investment will be between $475,500 and $907,000. In cases of new construction of a free-building the cost will be between $375,500 and $557,000, plus real estate and construction.

What type of training will I receive as a Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill franchisee?

Each franchisee and managers receives an in depth 6 week minimum on hands training at our corporate facilities located in St. Louis, MO.  Franchisee’s and managers will learn every aspect of operating a Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill. Upon opening of your franchise location we send out training team to you for a week to ensure the location is up and operating properly.  Our team consist of all departments of the business including managers, cooks, waitresses, bartenders and greeters.

What is the Royalty Fee and Advertising Fee for a Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill?

The Royalty Fee is 6% of Gross Sales and the Advertising Fee is 2% of Gross Sales.

What Territories are available to open a Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill?

Hotshots Sports Bar and Grill is a St. Louis based company and are currently expanding in the central and southern parts of the United States.  Want to learn more about our available territories? Contact us today!

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