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FAQs

Who is the ideal Franchise partner?

At Dick’s Wings & Grill we seek franchisees who are business minded with a leadership mentality and a desire to serve others. We prefer those who are fun loving with an energetic personality, who are willing to engage their community.

What is the initial investment requirement?

The estimated initial investment ranges from $227,000 to $689,500, depending on the size and type of real estate. You will need a minimum liquidity of $150,000 and net worth of $600,000 to qualify for 3rd-party financing. Dick’s Wings & Grill does not provide financing directly, but we will connect you with lending sources who are eager to work with qualified Dick’s Wings & Grill franchise partners.

What is the franchise fee?

The initial franchise fee for your first restaurant is $35,000, payable at the time of signing your Franchise Agreement.

What are the royalty and advertising fees?

The royalties are 5% of total gross revenues payable weekly by electronic funds transfer. The brand building fund fee is currently 1% of total gross revenues payable monthly by electronic funds transfer.

Do I need to have prior restaurant experience?

Our franchise partners come from a wide variety of backgrounds, with a few things in common – they have been successful in business leadership, have managed teams, have a love for their communities, and are passionate about providing excellent guest experiences. While it is helpful, we do not require restaurant ownership/management experience. Many of our owners hire and oversee a skilled management team to handle the day-to-day restaurant operations, while they focus on community involvement as the “face” of the business.

How many employees do I need to hire?

This number will vary based on the location you choose. Our typical restaurant employs 25 to 30 staff members plus 2 to 4 managers.

 

How large of a restaurant do I need to open?

Dick’s Wings & Grill offers flexible site plans, based on the trade area selected, our units can range from 1800 s.f. to 5000 s.f. Prototypically, our preferred size is 3500 s.f.

What states are franchises currently available?

Dick’s Wings and Grill is currently seeking franchisees for the states of AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX. Should you have interest in another state contact us, we may have availability.

How long does the franchise agreement last?

The initial term of your agreement is 10 years with one 10-year renewal term equaling 20 years.

Do you help me find location?

Absolutely! We know that choosing the right location is vital to the long-term success of your restaurant and would prefer to be heavily involved in that process with you. Once you sign your Franchise Agreement, the Dick’s Wings & Grill Real Estate department kicks into high gear to help you find and choose the best location possible. Dick’s will gladly consider a specific site you may have as part of our process

What type of training do you provide?

The Dick’s Wings & Grill training program is extensive and includes 2 to 4 weeks (based on the student’s needs) of in-store and classroom training for your managers. You’ll also receive up to 2 weeks combined of pre-opening and post-opening training assistance in your restaurant. We stay hands-on to ensure a successful launch of your restaurant.

Do you offer a discount for military veterans.

Dick’s Wings & Grill in honoring the service of Veterans and First Responders to this country is pleased to offer a $10,000 discount on the initial franchise fee for qualified veterans, active military and their spouses.

What site types do offer?

Though Dick's Wings & Grill has traditional locations such as stand-alone buildings and restaurants in shopping center end-caps, we also have flexibility to consider conversions of previous restaurants, and non-traditional outlets such as fuel stations, or event centers.