Frequently asked questions

Can I still become a Gyroville Franchisee if I don't have any previous restaurant or franchising experience?

Previous restaurant franchise experience is a plus but it is not required. Gyroville is always seeking outstanding individuals that have an strong mixture of personality, personal drive, professional experiences, and meets the financial qualifications to successfully operate a franchise. We believe with our guidance that these kinds of people no matter their experience with restaurant franchising have the potential to become prosperous.

How much does it cost to open a Gyroville franchise, and what are some of the other costs and fees I should expect and prepare for?

Initial Franchise Fee: $19,995 (veterans receive a 50% discount) Estimated Total Investment: $250,000 – $475,000 Overall Net Worth: $300,000 ($75,000 Liquid) Royalty: 6% of sales Advertising Contributions: 2% Local by franchisee Term: 15 year + 5 year option

What benefits does the franchise system include?

-New store opening support
-Manager certification program
-Operation manuals, marketing manuals, and training manuals
-Favorable national contracts with suppliers for goods and services
-Ongoing training in daily manager checklists, business management systems, local store marketing plans, and new staff training programs.
-Systems, procedures, and compliance policieis
-Updates for increasing profitability through food cost
-Regular visits from a Franchise Business Consultant

Are the meats you use certified Halal?

Yes, All of the meat served at our greek restaurant, Gyroville is certified Halal. We pride ourselves on this as well as being a healthy food franchise.

Is Gyroville offering opportunities for both single and multi units?

Yes, we are currently seeking qualified candidates to open both single and multi-unit franchises if you meet our qualifications for more units.

What type of training do you provide?

Gyroville provides an extensive training and support program to help you every step of the way. It starts with our 3 week Manager Certification Program for Owner/Operators and General Managers with a mix of classroom work and hands on training within our greek restaurant franchise. Some key topics we go over during training include: -Customer Service
-Compliance & Safety
-Prep Procedures & Recipe Books
-Financial Reporting
-Inventory Management and Food Cost
-Opening & Closing Procedures, Daily Cleaning Checklists
-Training New Staff and Retraining Existing Staff
-Marketing Plans & Suggestive Selling Techniques This initial training occurs 30-45 days prior to your restaurant opening and teaches your key management staff what they need to run your restaurant franchise. When your store opens we also provide a training team to assist you at your location for the first week. Training continues with your personal Operations Consultant who works with you on an ongoing basis.

What type of support will I receive from Gyroville during my opening?

-Assistance in site selection and lease negotiation
-Specifications for fixtures, equipment, and leasehold improvements
-Facilitating architectural, kitchen, and back of house workflow design
-Marketing, training, and operational support
-Grand opening plan and support

How long does it take to open the store?

Each location is different with a variety of factors involved. Typically, it takes around 6-8 months from signing the franchise agreement to the opening day at your new Gyroville franchise.

How much can I make opening up a Gyroville franchise?

We are restricted by various federal and state franchise sales regulations from providing specific sales, earnings claims, or projections. We encourage you to speak with existing franchisees during our application process to discuss their experiences.

Does Gyroville provide financing?

No, we do not provide financing at this time. However, we can assist you in obtaining the financing you will need from other sources.

Will I have a protected territory?

A protected territory is given to every traditional Gyroville location.