Buffalo Wild Wings Franchise for Sale - Sports Bar & Restaurant

Buffalo Wild Wings Franchise Opportunities

Buffalo Wild Wings is an American casual dining restaurant and sports bar chain which specializes in Buffalo wings and sauces. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. Buffalo Wild Wings also provides franchise opportunities. As of 2018, the company operates 591 franchises in the United States and 47 ones outside the country - Canada, India, Mexico, Oman, Panama, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Vietnam.

How to open a Buffalo Wild Wings franchise?

  1. Ensure you have adequate capitalization.
    In order to open a Buffalo Wild Wings franchise, you must have a net worth of more than $750,000.
  2. Appreciate the investment required for a sport bar franchise.
    You will need to consider building and real estate costs, the cost of equipment and signs, the costs of licenses and permits, the cost of uniforms, the cost of insurance, etc.
  3. Evaluate your prior experience and strengths.
    You should thoroughly evaluate your prior business experience before applying to become a Buffalo Wild Wings franchise owner.
  4. Assess market availability.
    You will want to look at the market availability for Buffalo Wild Wings franchises and see if there are available markets in your location of interest before proceeding with the franchising application.
  5. Submit your application.
    Your application will be reviewed by the Buffalo Wild Wings franchise team and then they will reach out to you to begin conversations with their Franchise Development team.
  6. Receive approval & opening your Buffalo Wild Wings franchise.
    You will receive franchise approval once your financial and background checks are completed. Approval will only be given to candidates who meet all the requirements of franchise owners. Their Franchising and Operations leadership will meet with you to discuss your experience and current management structure.

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How much does Buffalo Wild Wings franchise cost?

Buffalo Wild Wings has the franchise fee of up to $25,000, with total initial investment range of $2,695,100 to $4,244,300.

Initial investments: $2,695,100 - $4,244,300
Net-worth Requirement: $1,500,000
Liquid Cash Requirement: $750,000

Estimated Initial Investment

Type Of Expenditure Low High
Fees Related to Site Approval $1,200 $53,800
Initial Franchise Fee $10,000 $25,000
Opening Team Training Fee $0 $15,000
Reimbursement of expenses for Opening Team $0 $15,000
Architecture Fees (based upon utilization of national firm) $90,000 $143,000
Construction and Leasehold Improvements $1,513,000 1,892,000
Furniture, Fixtures, Equipment and Other Fixed Assets $561,000 $577,000
Audio Visual Equipment $204,000 $440,000
Computer POS System/Kitchen Display Unit $65,000 $75,000
Office Equipment and Supplies $6,000 $13,000
Sports Memorabilia $12,500 $25,000
Signage and Graphics (excluding
pylon or monument signage)
$43,000 $100,000
Architecture Fees (based upon utilization of national firm) $60,000 $150,000
Training Expenses $8,000 $12,000
Initial Inventory $12,000 $18,000
Insurance $14,400 $40,000
Additional Funds – 3 months $100,000 $150,000
Lease and Utility Security Deposit $10,000 $20,000
Grand Opening Advertising $12,500 $12,500
Liquor License $5,000 $500,000
Professional Fees $20,000 $70,000
TOTAL* $2,695,100 $4,244,300

* The data in table above, compiled from the Buffalo Wild Wings FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document) 2020, represent the estimated financial range for the initial setting up and first 3 months of operation for a new Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant without any land, site work and demolition that needs to be done.

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee: Up to $25,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Ad Royalty Fee: 3.15%

Buffalo Wild Wings Franchise

Support Options

On-The-Job Training: 300 hours
Additional Training: At certified training restaurant
Number of Employees Required to Run: 40 - 60

Buffalo Wild Wings Franchisee Testimonials:

Are you interested in starting Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in the USA, India, Canada, the UAE, the UK, Brazil, Malaysia, Vietnam, or another country?

We provide estimated franchise costs for some countries:
- In the United States, the total investment to start the Buffalo Wild Wings franchise is around $2,695,100 to $4,244,300
- In Indian currency, the investment comes around Rs 19,62 crores to Rs 30,90 crores.
- In Canadian dollar, the investment comes around Can$ 3,245,700 to Can$ 5,111,500
- In currency of the United Arab Emirates, the investment comes around AED 9,90 - 15,59 million.
- In currency of the United Kingdom, the investment comes around British pound sterling 1,892,800 to 2,980,900.
- In Brazilian currency, the investment comes around Real 14,06 - 22,15 million.
- In Malaysian currency, the investment comes around Ringgit 11,12 - 17,51 million.
- In Vietnamese currency, the investment comes around VND 62,11 million to VND 97,81 million.

Buffalo Wild Wings Franchise Info: https://bwwfranchising.com

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