Urban Bar-B-Que Franchise


Urban Bar-B-Que was founded in 2003 by Dave “Urban” Calkins and Lee “BBQ” Howard. They started with Five Principles of Urban Bar-B-Que that live on today:
1. QUALITY - Always select the best cuts of meat and make our sides from Scratch. You Can’t Rush Perfection!
2. PEOPLE -We’re more like a family than a “workplace.” If you are interested in joining our Family, please DOWNLOAD an application and bring it into your location 
Urban Bar-B-Que.
3. FREEDOM - Our country was built on Freedom. 
Urban Bar-B-Que exercises our Freedom to combine different Bar-B-Que traditions under the same roof.
4. COMMUNITY -We never forget who we serve or where we come from. Sign Up Now for a FUNdraiser at 
Urban Bar-B-QueCLICK HERE.
5. FUN - The only thing we take seriously is the Food.

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How much does it cost to open a Urban Bar-B-Que Franchise?

The investment required to open a Urban Bar-B-Que Franchise is between $182,650-$365,150. There is an initial franchise fee of $30,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Urban Bar-B-Que name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years

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When did the first Urban Bar-B-Que open? 2003
When did Urban Bar-B-Que start Franchising? 2013

United States: Nationwide

International: Worldwide

Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No No
Startup Costs No No
Equipment No No
Inventory No No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Third Party Financing Source(s): the SBA

On-The-Job Training: 320 hours

Purchasing Co-ops
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security/Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software

Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social media
Website development
Email marketing

Number of Employees Required to Run: 5 - 25

Business Experience:

  • General business experience
  • Marketing skills

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Urban Bar-B-Que Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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    Urban Bar-B-Que

    Urban Bar-B-Que

    Urban Bar-B-Que
    2001 Tidewater Colony Dr., #203
    Annapolis, MD


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