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Basilico Pizza Franchise
£15,000+VAT Franchise Fee
Franchise Description :
Basilico is a pizza franchise like no other. Learn more about the Basilico unique business model today. Basilico is looking for locations and territories across the whole of the UK.
Finance:Yes, through a third party
Contact Name:Franchise Recruitment Manager
The key to the success and profitability of Basilico Kitchens is that it truly offers something for everyone.
From 18- to 34-year-old vegans pizza fans and 50-year-old professionals to protein-conscious gym users wanting healthier options, this range of premium pizza brands opens a world of choice for your customers and more revenue for you.
Its model is tried, tested, and rapidly expanding. The target is 400 locations in the United Kingdom within five years. This explosive growth is broadly due to two things:
The smörgåsbord of fast food restaurants includes:
How does the Basilico restaurant franchise business model work?
Basilico franchisees gain exclusive rights to sell Basilico and its range of virtual pizza brands in a selected area in the United Kingdom. And all for one simple, flat royalty fee.
If you’ve got an existing unit, Basilico will work with you to change the branding.
Once your franchise is up and running, you’ll enjoy the following benefits:
Plus, franchises are easy to scale with low-skilled staff and minimal space. So, in summary, the franchise model is seamless.
What Basilico is looking for in its franchisees?
Basilico pizza is a premium Italian food product. That’s why the company is looking for ambitious people with a passion for high-quality ingredients, products, and service. If you weren’t a franchisee, you’d be a customer.
Its pizza restaurants have a typical capital value of £300,000 to £500,000. The type of person who flourishes with this model is someone with the hunger to work hard and ambitions to eventually run two or three stores.
Basilico is also a customer-centric brand. Its offering is built on research and feedback so it can truly offer what customers want, including vegan options. For this reason, it loves to work with franchisees who are customer-focused. Basilico can even tell you what the favoured social media channel is for each of its virtual brands so you can get the best return when marketing your new menu.
What training and support does Basilico provide its franchisees?
It’s fair to say you’re in safe hands with the Basilico franchise. After all, it has been successfully franchising for 20 years.
As a franchisee, you’ll receive full initial training and on-site support while you get up and running. You’ll then receive ongoing support in the form of training materials and regular training visits.
Plus, the team sets up all the Deliveroo and Uber Eats accounts for franchisees, so you can tick that off your to-do list straight away.
How much does a Basilico franchise cost?
The franchise fee to grant you exclusive geographical areas in which to serve Basilico Kitchens and all of its virtual brands is £15,000-plus VAT. The typical capital value for stores is £300,00 to £500,000.
The typical profits per outlet (excluding manager/franchisee) is £50,000-£100,000.
One pizza takeaway that introduced two of its virtual brands at two locations enjoyed the following results:
Why is the Basilico franchise a good investment?
Starting a Basilico Kitchens franchise in the United Kingdom is a quick and low-cost way to maximise the revenue from your kitchen. Here’s why:
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As the British cafe culture grows last year the UK spent over £7.9bn in coffee shops.
The number of coffee shops grew to well past 20,000 in 2015, driven by a 12% increase in the number of branded coffee shop chains, according to the Project Cafe 2016 UK report from Allegra World Coffee Portal.
Costa, Starbucks and Caffè Nero, which when combined control more than half of the branded coffee shop market, led the coffee shop sector with a growth of 15% to an annual turnover of an amazing £3.3bn
With this sort of grow you can see why some many successful coffee businesses decided to franchise to enable them to compete with the major brands and take a slice of this ever growing market. Some of these coffee franchises are the traditional coffee shop like the above major brands but some have also been innovative and even made mobile coffee shop franchises, a coffee shop on wheels by converting vans to deliver to offices, industrial estates etc which both lower the businesses overheads and also brings coffee shops to more people that maybe would work too far away from a traditional coffee shop.
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The UK spent a whopping £29.4 Billion just on takeaways according to research conducted by vouchercodes the online discount voucher company so it appears there is no shortage of potential business with any food related franchises.
Catering franchises are not just fast food though they cover a huge variety of different sectors including restaurants, corporate catering, bar & pub franchises, ice cream and frozen yogurt, mobile food businesses, sandwich businesses and even wine bar and dessert franchises. The diversity of catering & food related franchises is what makes it very interesting to potential franchise seekers and it provides variety in both sectors but also customers and even they way you trade, ie from a mobile food van to a high end restaurant.
The type of people that would probably be suited to catering franchises and other food related opportunities would be foodies. You may not be required to have any formal catering experience of qualifications, although that would depend on the franchise as all franchise businesses will provide full training & support both initially and ongoing with your new franchise business.