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Mr. Goodcents, formerly known as Goodcents Deli Fresh […]

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Franchise Details

Year Established: 1991
Category Locations: Retail
Available Ownership Type: Executive,Owner Operator,Semi-Absentee,Absentee
Corporate HQ City: De Soto
Corporate HQ State: Kansas
Investment Range: $100,000+
Canada Franchising: Yes
Latin America Franchising: Yes
India Franchising: Yes
Franchise Fee: $30,000
Royalty Percentage: 0.06%
Veteran Discount: Yes
E2/EB5 Visas: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes


Mr. Goodcents, formerly known as Goodcents Deli Fresh Subs, is a fast-casual restaurant chain specializing in made-to-order sub sandwiches, pasta dishes, and other comfort food delights. Founded in 1989 in Lenexa, Kansas, the brand has grown to over 80 locations across the United States, offering a welcoming atmosphere and fresh, high-quality ingredients.What sets Mr. Goodcents apart is its focus on freshness and customization. Their bread is baked fresh daily, and customers can choose from a variety of meats, cheeses, veggies, and spreads to create their perfect sub. They also offer a selection of signature sandwiches, like the Mr. Goodcents Combo with ham, bologna, salami, and pepperoni, and crowd-pleasing pasta dishes like the Creamy Tomato Basil and the Four Cheese Lasagna.For those interested in entrepreneurship, Mr. Goodcents presents an appealing franchise opportunity. With a total investment ranging from $333,300 to $509,100, the brand offers comprehensive training and support to help franchisees succeed. They also boast a franchisor team with extensive experience in the restaurant industry, providing valuable guidance and mentorship throughout the ownership journey.Whether you're craving a delicious sub or considering a venture into the restaurant business, Mr. Goodcents offers a taste of something special. With its commitment to fresh ingredients, customizable options, and strong franchise support, Mr. Goodcents is a recipe for success.

Support & Training offered by Goodcents

Goodcents understands the importance of comprehensive support for its franchisees. They offer a well-structured program to guide you from pre-opening to ongoing success. Here's an outline:Pre-Opening:Site Selection: Experts help you find the perfect location based on demographics, traffic patterns, and competition.Lease Negotiation and Construction: Get assistance with negotiating favorable lease terms and managing construction details.Financing: Access guidance on securing funding and navigating financial procedures.Training (20 Days):In-Depth In-Restaurant and Classroom Sessions: Be immersed in everything Goodcents, from food preparation and operational procedures to customer service techniques and management practices.Support Center and Certified Training Restaurants: Gain hands-on experience in a controlled environment before applying your skills in the real world.Topics Covered:Food handling and safety protocols.Inventory management and cost control.Operational procedures and quality standards.Customer service excellence and sales techniques.Marketing and advertising strategies.Financial reporting and analysis.Restaurant management and leadership skills.Ongoing Support:Field Consultants: Dedicated consultants provide regular in-person visits for problem-solving, guidance on company initiatives, cost control, sales optimization, goal setting, and reporting.Marketing and Sales Support: Benefit from national marketing campaigns and receive assistance with local marketing efforts to build brand awareness and attract customers.Operations and Training Manuals: Comprehensive manuals serve as a constant reference for operational procedures and best practices.Product Research and Development: Stay ahead of the curve with access to new menu items and trends in the sandwich and pasta industry.Administrative Support: Get help with legal compliance, payroll, and other administrative tasks.Additional Resources:Online Knowledge Base: Access a wealth of information on policies, procedures, and troubleshooting tips.Annual Franchisee Conference: Network with fellow franchisees, share best practices, and learn about the latest developments from Goodcents leadership.Regional Meetings and Webinars: Stay connected and informed through regular regional meetings and online webinars focused on specific topics.Goodcents takes pride in its "Aim Small Miss Small" philosophy, recognizing that each franchisee brings unique strengths and perspectives. Their support system is designed to cater to individual needs and ensure the success of every location.

Additional Information

Category Location Retail
Number of Units Open
Investment Range $243,500 - $362,750
Master Franchise true
Home based franchise YES
Item 19 Franchise YES
Veteran Discount YES
Franchise Opportunities in Canada YES
International Franchise Opportunities
E2/EB5 Visa Franchise YES
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