The Original Mels is graded based on our most recent FDD research!
The Original Mel's is a 1950s family-style diner restaurant.
The Original Mels has an initial franchise fee of up to $35,000, with a total upfront investment range from $615,000 to $1,536,000.
The upfront cost of any franchise includes multiple fees. Explore this franchise opportunity to better understand the initial costs required to purchase an The Original Mels, such as territory fees, construction and costs, grand opening, marketing, and technology fees.
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As with any new franchise, there should be a solid return on your investment and profit potential. The specific franchisee's income and the revenue from an The Original Mels business depends on a variety of factors. One way to confirm the potential revenues or profits earned from a The Original Mels franchise investment is to review the franchisor's Item 19 within their FDD. This is called a financial performance representation. This is not required within a franchisor's disclosure and approximately 68% of all franchisors that we analyze each year will disclose financial performance data within Item 19 of their FDD. Some franchisors may disclose limited information such as overall systemwide sales. This type of information is not always helpful to assess profits for you directly. So review average sales data with caution. As a general rule, typically profits and owner's salary are correspond to the overall size of the initial investment. The larger the initial investment, the higher return you should anticipate
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As of the 2018 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 14 franchised The Original Mels locations throughout the United States.
Did you know there are over 3,000 franchise opportunities across the United States. More than 80% have less than 10 locations.
Based on 2018 FDD information, The Original Mels has franchise locations in 2 states. There could be no locations in several states as each franchise company plans their growth strategy differently.
Based on our research this franchise is growing into new regions and could be available near you. While planning your franchise purchase, you always need to be considering where is a good location for my business. Review the potential customer base to assess that the area you are looking at has a need or want for this business.
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Last Reviewed: 2018
Yes, they have an initial training program of 176 hours. This includes 16 hours of classroom training, 160 hours of on-the-job training, and 0 hours of online training. In their FDD they outline who's in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.
The Original Mels does NOT offer territory protections. For an explanation of territorial rights, unlock this franchise for important details.
No, The Original Mels does NOT offer comprehensive support for franchisees.
They began franchising in 2015. The average Bar and Grill franchise began franchising in 2010.
No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.