Mary Brown's Franchise

Restaurants specializing in chicken

A well established chain of restaurants specializing in chicken with a variety of side dishes. The successful Mary Brown's formula employs a simple but unique cooking system to produce an extensive, high-quality chicken menu.

Mary Brown’s Chicken & Taters has a 50-year history of building successful stores. In that time, we’ve perfected our methodologies and systems. And yet, we’re still innovating. Staying ahead of trends. Employing technology to its fullest. When you become part of the Mary Brown’s family, our time-tested franchising system is there to support you every step of the way.

Our real estate specialists choose a location for you that meets your criteria and ours - taking into account demographics, traffic patterns, visibility and much more. Our construction team manages the build of your Mary Brown’s location from start to finish - from store design to subcontracting to signage and beyond. No detail is overlooked.

Our purchasing team ensures the highest quality products are available chain-wide for all Mary Brown’s menu items, reflecting market conditions and industry trends. Our suppliers are carefully selected for optimal quality, competitive pricing and reliable service. All Franchisees must use Mary Brown’s suppliers to ensure consistent product and service across the country - building and strengthening the Mary Brown’s brand.

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How much does it cost to open a Mary Brown's Franchise?

The investment required to open a Mary Brown's Franchise is between $500,000-$600,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $25,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Mary Brown's name.

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When did the first Mary Brown's open? 1969
When did Mary Brown's start Franchising? 1969

Our training team ensures you’re armed with the knowledge you need - from hiring to preparing product and beyond.

Highlights include:

Best-in-class training at our training centre
3 week comprehensive Training Course teaches you how to produce and serve consistently perfect product - profitably

Your training includes seminars, 1-on-1 sessions and classroom style courses on all aspects of our business and related systems.

Learn about every aspect of your Mary Brown’s operation:
* Food preparation
* Office procedures
* Basic management
* Hiring
* Guest focused, service-centric approach

Mary Brown’s marketing is focused on driving sales and growing brand awareness.

High impact multi-media marketing programs include radio, television, direct mail coupon programs and in-store materials. There is a strong digital/online presence including a web site, social media, YouTube promotion and e-newsletters.

Location-specific programs are built by local field marketing managers to drive traffic and increase sales within a community or for a particular store.

New Mary Brown’s stores are supported by grand opening events, public relations efforts and radio/print support to attract huge crowds.

Our operations team teaches you how to optimize your results - they're with you throughout your opening and beside you as you build your business. Mary Brown’s mirror report system, implemented by our in-field operations directors, provides continuous monitoring of your operational procedures. This digital evaluation system assesses operational processes, service standards, quality control and hygiene and food safety on a store-by-store basis, ensuring brand integrity, consistency and optimal efficiencies.

Business Experience:
At Mary Brown’s, we’re looking for results-driven individuals with the determination to succeed. Passion and pride in everything you do is essential. Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • Hands-on ownership is preferred
  • Food service experience is an asset
  • Individual or multi-unit operators are welcome
  • Must have a willingness to learn, innovate and try new ideas
  • Entrepreneurial spirit – a desire to work with Mary Brown’s to grow your business
  • Commitment to delivering extraordinary Guest experiences every time
  • Pride in leading and motivating your team
  • A genuine love of people and enthusiasm for getting involved in your community

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Mary Brown's 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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    Mary Brown's

    Mary Brown's

    Mary Brown's Inc
    250 Shields Court #7
    Markham, ON
    L3R 9W7


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