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35 years of serving "Award Winning Wings" to families, friends, and sports enthusiasts. Native Grill & Wings has matured over 35 years of uncompromising flavor, food and fun. With the brand starting out as Native New Yorker Restaurant, named after a goofy little disco song that the founding family members listened to as they made their way from Buffalo New York in 1978, the birth place of the infamous chicken wing, to Native Grill & Wings which represents the loyal following of our guests. It can be heard over and over again; "I visited this Native", "we met at this Native", "we celebrated our championship game at this Native". With 30 restaurants and growing, Native Grill & Wings is looking to break into emerging markets with strong, like-minded Franchise entrepreneurs who are passionate about keeping the legacy of the Anderson family dream alive and well.
The 20 plus time winner of "Best Wings" awards is expanding to a location near you. We are currently in Arizona, Colorado, and Texas. Native Grill & Wings continues to serve chicken wings, along with sandwiches, burgers, salads, and much more; its choices are sure to leave your mouth watering and your lips smiling. Today, with chicken wings becoming more and more popular, Native Grill & Wings is still winning awards for its wings, its sauces, its menu and for being the only unique concept where guests can order all 19 flavors by the individual wing. Native Grill & Wings is the market leader with this unique niche. Big Games, Big Fun, One Big Family-Your Native!
To provide our guests with excellent service, exceptional food, and a memorable experience, while continuing to be the "Coolest Place for the Hottest Wings."
We believe in Big Games, Big Fun, One Big Family: My Native, Our Native, Your Native.
All new Native Grill & Wings franchisees receive the support and training required to open their restaurants quickly and efficiently, including:
Site selection assistance and guidance, including field visits
Standard prototype plans and specifications, including interior layout and décor, equipment specifications and sign design that your local architect must adapt to meet local code requirements
Wingman Certified Trainer Program
Lease/ purchase negotiations assistance
Professional layout, blueprint, design, and construction document review and analysis
Complete equipment lists and specifications
Pre-approved third party suppliers
Guidance in securing a liquor license
Grand opening promotions assistance and on-site opening assistance
Operational and management tools
Comprehensive pre-opening assistance and restaurant opening training package
Once your Native Grill & Wings restaurant is open, you'll have the continuing guidance, consultation and support of our Native Grill & Wings Franchise Consultant staff. Help or advice is only a phone call or site visit away. Ongoing support services include:
Ongoing operational, marketing, and financial-control consultation as needed
National purchasing programs
Scheduled visits from your Franchise Consultant
Appropriate in-service training and/or retraining of your restaurant staff
Our start-up and ongoing training programs will instruct you and your staff in many aspects of running a Native Grill & Wings franchise, including:
Preparation of all Native Grill & Wings menu items
Quality and food portion control
Effective food service operations
Beverage and inventory management
Marketing, promotions, and public relations
Management tools, systems, and routines
Cleanliness, organization, and sanitation standards
Execution of opening and closing management functions
Financial Cost & Criteria
As with any expanding franchise system, we have many interested parties inquiring about buying a franchise. To measure a candidate's qualifications, we have established the following requirements:
Required liquid assets: Minimum of $350,000 per restaurant.
Required net worth per restaurant of $1.0 million.
Total Estimated Initial Investment $650,000 to $2,250,000
No more than 80% of the start-up costs be leveraged; 20% of any single store's start-up costs must be in liquid assets.
Each franchise group must have a person with multi-unit restaurant management experience with alcohol. If you do not personally have this background and experience, you will be required to have what we call an "Operating Partner." Your Operating Partner will be responsible for operations of your franchised restaurant network. It is your responsibility to secure an Operating Partner if you do not have the substantive experience required.
Each franchise restaurant location must at all times have a full-time, qualified, experienced General Manager (GM). The GM must have direct experience in unit-level management in the casual dining environment that included alcohol.
Freestanding pad-site locations, on hard corner
4,500 - 6,000 sq. ft., 80-120 parking places
Excellent signage and visibility
Excellent site ingress and egress with traffic signal
Seven-day-per-week liquor sales
Minimum 40,000 population, 80% or greater between the ages of 20 and 50 within the trade area, $38,000-$58,000 or greater median household income within the trade area
Minimum daytime/lunch population of 10,000
Lifestyle or power centers with "big box" anchors: Old Navy, Petsmart, Kohl's, Home Depot, Lowe's, etc.
National casual dining brands in a contiguous restaurant corridor
Super Wal-Mart, Super Target
Regional, super-regional malls
Movie Theaters (Stadium Seating - First Runs)
Minimum daily traffic count in front of site - 25,000
Minimum daily traffic count on adjacent side street - 10,000