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Jerry Lawler’s BBQ

King Jerry Lawler’s Memphis BBQ Company brings the […]

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Category Locations: Retail
Available Ownership Type: all are available in most states
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Investment Range: $100,000+
Canada Franchising: Yes
Latin America Franchising: Yes
India Franchising: Yes
Franchise Fee: N/A
Royalty Percentage: N/A
Veteran Discount: Yes
E2/EB5 Visas: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes


King Jerry Lawler's Memphis BBQ Company brings the fiery flavors of Memphis-style barbecue straight to your plate. Founded by wrestling legend Jerry "The King" Lawler, this franchise isn't just about serving up delicious food, it's about capturing the spirit of Memphis itself: bold, in-your-face, and packed with flavor. Image of King Jerry Lawler's Memphis BBQ restaurant signageOpens in a new windowwww.tripadvisor.comKing Jerry Lawler's Memphis BBQ restaurant signageLawler's passion for barbecue began in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, where he grew up surrounded by the smoky aroma of slow-cooked meats and tangy sauces. He translated this love into his franchise, ensuring that every dish on the menu reflects the authentic Memphis tradition. Their ribs, brisket, pulled pork, and chicken are all smoked to perfection over hickory wood, infused with a blend of spices that's both sweet and savory.Whether you're a die-hard wrestling fan or simply a barbecue enthusiast, King Jerry Lawler's Memphis BBQ Company is sure to satisfy your cravings. So grab a napkin, pull up a chair (folding chairs, of course, just like The King himself!), and get ready to experience Memphis barbecue the way it was meant to be. Image of Jerry Lawler enjoying BBQOpens in a new windowwww.thewrestlinginsomniac.comJerry Lawler enjoying BBQThe franchise currently operates in two locations: the original spot in Cordova, Tennessee, and a newer branch in Wallisville, Texas. But with Jerry Lawler's larger-than-life personality and the undeniable deliciousness of their food, it's only a matter of time before King Jerry's Memphis BBQ becomes a household name across the country. So keep an eye out, because this BBQ champion is just getting started!

Support & Training offered by Jerry Lawler's BBQ

Jerry Lawler's BBQ, known for its delicious ribs and "King" Jerry's signature touch, offers comprehensive support and training to ensure its franchisees succeed. Here's a breakdown of what you can expect:Pre-Opening Support:Site selection assistance: Experienced development team helps find the perfect location for your BBQ joint, considering demographics, traffic patterns, and competitor analysis.Construction and design guidance: Detailed architectural plans and specifications ensure brand consistency and adherence to local regulations.Equipment procurement and installation: Assistance with sourcing and installing all necessary equipment, from smokers and grills to point-of-sale systems.Licensing and permitting support: Franchisees receive guidance on obtaining all necessary licenses and permits to operate legally.Initial Training:Comprehensive operational training: In-depth training at a corporate training facility or your own location covers all aspects of running the restaurant, including:Food preparation and cooking techniques, focusing on Jerry Lawler's signature recipes and barbecue methods.Inventory management and purchasing procedures.Customer service and hospitality best practices.Point-of-sale system operation and cash handling.Marketing and promotions strategies.Staff training and development guidelines.Financial management training: Understand financial statements, budgeting, and cost control.Ongoing Support:Field operations support: Dedicated regional franchise managers provide regular on-site visits, offering operational guidance, feedback, and problem-solving assistance.Marketing and advertising support: National and regional marketing campaigns drive brand awareness, while local marketing tools and support help franchisees tailor their efforts to their communities.Training and development programs: Continuous online and regional training programs keep franchisees and their staff updated on new procedures, menu items, and industry trends.Purchasing power and cost-saving programs: Leverage the collective buying power of the Jerry Lawler's BBQ franchise to secure выгодные цены на продукты питания, оборудование и другие расходные материалы.Technology updates and support: Access to the latest in restaurant technology, with technical support to ensure smooth implementation and troubleshooting.

Additional Information

Category Location Retail
Number of Units Open
Investment Range $200,000 - $470,000
Master Franchise false
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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