Who are we
What to know about Firehouse Subs franchise? Firehouse Subs is an American restaurant chain. The franchise is for the establishment and operation of a restaurant that offers and serves large-portion hot submarine style sandwiches in a unique fire-fighting atmosphere and decorum at an economical price under the FIREHOUSE SUBS® trade name and business system (a " FIREHOUSE SUBS® Restaurant" or "Restaurant"). The chain was founded by former firefighters and brothers Robin and Chris Sorensen in 1994. It is headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida. The restaurant is decorated with fire-fighting memorabilia, and the staff is friendly and welcoming. In addition to selling sandwiches, Firehouse Subs also offers salads, side items, and desserts. The franchise offers a unique dining experience, serving up hot subs in a fire-fighting atmosphere. Firehouse Subs is dedicated to giving back to the community and has a strong commitment to franchisee success. Firehouse Subs is based in Jacksonville, FL. Scroll down to learn more! How much does a Firehouse Subs franchise cost? Are you wondering how much is a FIREHOUSE SUBS franchise? Before starting a FIREHOUSE SUBS franchise, it is important to know the franchise fee, working capital and other costs required to start the business. The minimum investment amount required to open a FIREHOUSE SUBS franchise is $166,671 and can go all the way up to $950,351. Keep in mind, you should also allocate additional funds to live off of while the FIREHOUSE SUBS business ramps up. This can take as little as 6 months to over 2 years depending on the franchise opportunity. You should speak to at least 5 FIREHOUSE SUBS franchisees to understand the true cost of opening the franchise and how long it takes to: 1) start a FIREHOUSE SUBS business 2) pass break even 3) hit significant income. After (and if) you pass the point of earning significant income from your FIREHOUSE SUBS franchise, there may be enough margin to hire a day-to-day manager and work less hours in the business.
Why we do it
Serving up more than just subs, it's a flavor-packed experience that gives back to communities.
There really isn't a short sentence that would sum it up (one that wouldn't sound negative)Current Operator, May 24, 2023
I would not recommend this brand for future investment due to poor leadership, execution and franchisee engagement.Current Operator, Apr 20, 2023
Do not recommend a Firehouse Subs franchise. Not very profitable and horrible support.Current Operator, Apr 20, 2023
Overall notbadCurrent Operator, Apr 17, 2023
Out look is good. There are a lot of challenges dealing with people in this changing culture, it takes the focus away from the business because of people issues.Current Operator, Nov 30, 2022
Some dranchisees are really strugglingCurrent Operator, Nov 29, 2022
How much will it cost
Cost of a franchise license
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