> A Classic Comes of Age
Introducing Chedd's Gourmet Grilled Cheese restaurant, where a grilled cheese sandwich is anything but ordinary. We specialize in a dazzling and delicious variety of grilled cheese sandwiches, offering literally millions of possible combinations. It's an exciting concept that transforms an icon of home, sweet home, into a delectable dining experience for folks of all ages! A Comfortable Niche
Chedd's Gourmet Grilled Cheese not only offers the comfort and upscale variety that today's diners are craving, we deliver it in the increasingly popular fast casual format. The $7 billion fast casual industry is one of the most rapidly growing restaurant categories. And within this segment, sandwich shops are among those that are growing at an even quicker rate. Combine that with the largest growing trend in the sandwich category – hot sandwiches – and you've got a triple-decker winner! The Franchise Advantage
As a Chedd's Gourmet Grilled Cheese franchisee, you'll be able to experience the best of both worlds: being your own boss, with the leadership of established restaurateurs to help you. You'll be guided by our established system of operation, which may help reduce the risks associated with operating your own business. Support Services
Our support services have been structured to bring you the full advantages of franchising.
You'll benefit from our extensive training program, which will include valuable on-the-job exposure. Classroom instruction will cover the crucial areas of administration, operations, and sales/marketing. Just prior to your restaurant's opening, Chedd's will send an experienced trainer to assist you.
We'll aid you with site selection, providing detailed guidelines for choosing the most suitable location for your Chedd's restaurant. Considerations will include a well-traveled thoroughfare with good visibility from the street and adequate parking.
You'll be supplied with a comprehensive operations manual that clearly and concisely explains all of Chedd's policies and procedures, including our exciting recipes and excellent food preparation methods.
The Chedd's franchise has excellent marketing capabilities, and we'll share them with you! We'll supply you with consumer marketing plans and professionally produced advertising materials, in addition to coordinating marketing strategies for all franchise members. Plus, our attractive website serves as a great marketing tool in and of itself.
We'll provide you with ongoing training and support in areas that include unit operations and maintenance, customer service techniques, product ordering, suggested pricing guidelines, and administrative procedures. You'll be visited periodically by a trained Chedd's field representative who will answer your questions and provide any help you may need.
We value open communication, and are available by phone or email should you need us for any reason. Investor Profiles
Are you seeking a start-up restaurant opportunity, or are you looking to build an investment with multiple units? Chedd's Gourmet Grilled Cheese will work with you to help you realize your goals.
Chedd's streamlined business system makes this an ideal start-up franchise opportunity for individuals who are ready to step out of the rat race to become "the big cheese"! Under our expert support and guidance, you'll provide customers of all ages with delicious, top quality sandwiches that are easy to prepare.