Buffalo's Southwest Cafe Franchise


Our first restaurant opened its doors in 1985 in Roswell, Georgia. Since
then, we’ve grown to over 25 Buffalo’s Cafe restaurants around the world
(with plenty more coming soon to a city near you). Revered by our fans
for our world-famous buffalo-style chicken wings and sauces - Buffalo’s
is committed to serving the highest quality, fresh never frozen,
buffalo-style chicken wings and sauces in a family-friendly environment
with an exceptional guest experience. Most importantly, all you really
need to know "About Us” are these two things: Wings and Family. Why are
these so important to us? Because that’s what our fans want and that’s
what we care about - making our fans happy.

For qualified individuals, Buffalo's Southwest Cafe can be a great opportunity for single or multi-unit operators.

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How much does it cost to open a Buffalo's Southwest Cafe Franchise?

The investment required to open a Buffalo's Southwest Cafe Franchise is between $491,500-$1,464,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $50,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Buffalo's Southwest Cafe name.

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When did the first Buffalo's Southwest Cafe open? 1985
When did Buffalo's Southwest Cafe start Franchising? 1989

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2016 74 0 0 3

Proper training is absolutely essential for maintaining the consistency and integrity of the Buffalo's operation. To that end, we set rigorous standards for staff development. Franchisees will receive a detailed and comprehensive curriculum on operating their Buffalo's business. Every franchisee receives a set of Buffalo's manuals containing the entire training program. These can be kept on hand for reference to direct their daily operations. They provide quick and convenient information -- answering franchisee's questions regarding all operating procedures.

Before a Franchisee can open their first Buffalo’s Cafe restaurant, the proposed primary operators of the restaurant will attend the Buffalo’s Cafe training course for 4-6 weeks. A Principal Owner will also participate in a 2 week Executive Training program. The franchisee is responsible for all costs incurred including travel and lodging of the management team

When a franchisee joins the Buffalo's Cafe family they benefit from the experience of a professional management team and a well-thought-out plan to help get their store(s) up and running quickly. When a franchisee joins the Buffalo's Cafe family, they receive support from an organization committed to success.

Following the development of a new site, the Buffalo's Cafe New Store Opening Guide and marketing department will assist a franchisee in planning their store opening. Franchisee's can rest assured that the Buffalo's team will be there to make sure the opening is a successful one. A handy Local Store Marketing Guide full of great promotional ideas and instructions for building store traffic is also available to franchisees.

Each franchisee is assigned a Buffalo's Cafe Franchise Consultant. The Buffalo's Cafe Franchise Consultants are available at all times to support franchisees, assure consistency of the Buffalo's Cafe brand and to assist franchisees in all areas of operations including financial analysis, marketing promotions and vendor selection.

Business Experience:

  • Buffalo's requires a minimum net worth of $1,500,000 (excluding automobiles, furnishings and personal residences), with a minimum of $500,000 in liquid assets. Liquid assets are defined as those which can be converted to cash within thirty (30 days).
  • The cost of establishing a Buffalo's restaurant will vary according to the size of the facility, relative land issues and the extent of necessary leasehold improvements. Twenty-five percent of the total cost must be funded from personal resources. The remainder may be funded through traditional financial institutions or our approved lending sources.

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Buffalo's Southwest Cafe 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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Buffalo's Southwest Cafe

Buffalo's Southwest Cafe

707 Whitlock Avenue, H-13
Marietta, GA


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