Bar-B-Cutie Franchise

Quick-service barbecue restaurant

For over seven decades, Bar-B-Cutie SmokeHouse has been on an incredible
journey. Having opened our first Bar-B-Cutie restaurant in Nashville in
1950, Bar-B-Cutie is certainly part of Nashville's history and is
making history in other places like Georgia and Texas. In fact, South
Texas hosts more Bar-B-Cutie locations than any other BBQ restaurant.Our track record of serving delicious Baby Back Ribs, Mouth Watering Grilled Mesquite Chicken and of course "The Worlds Best Barbecue Since 1950" speaks for itself.

Bar-B-Cutie is in it's third and fourth generation of family ownership. After being in business successfully for over 50 years we are now offering opportunities to entrepreneurs who want to own and operate their own Bar-B-Cutie restaurant.

We now are poised to grow our BRAND in the U.S. as well as Internationally. We know this because our food is great and our pricing is reasonable and when you put that in a clean and comfortable atmosphere coupled with superb service you have a winner. We truly care about our franchisees as well as our combined customers. We welcome you to take a closer look at our franchise opportunity.

We have evolved into a more updated looking store but we always will keep the local community look and feel. We will continue to evolve as we along with our franchise family grows.

Seeking new franchise units in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, New
Jersey, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Utah    

Veteran Incentives  20% off franchise fee

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

The investment required to open a Bar-B-Cutie Franchise is between $266,986-$2,080,491. There is an initial franchise fee of $35,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Bar-B-Cutie name.

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    10 years
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When did the first Bar-B-Cutie open? 1950
When did Bar-B-Cutie start Franchising? 2003
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No No
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No Yes
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No


On-The-Job Training: 250 hours
Classroom Training: 50 hours

Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Field Operations
Site Selection

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Regional Advertising
Social media
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Email marketing
Loyalty program/app

0% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 20

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • General business experience

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Bar-B-Cutie 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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    5120 Virginia Wy., #B-23
    Brentwood, TN


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