I Heart Mac and Cheese

About I Heart Mac and Cheese

A unique franchise concept in the restaurant industry with no fryers,
grease trap systems or hood systems, I Heart Mac & Cheese requires a
low investment and can be opened in a small space, such as a mall kiosk
or food court. Shopping malls, sports venues, areas close to colleges
and universities, and high-traffic pedestrian areas are also ideal
locations. With a home office in South Florida, I Heart Mac & Cheese
offers franchise owner training, marketing support and ongoing
development opportunities to ensure each location’s success.

Specialty Food Franchise Opportunities

Below is a quick comparison of I Heart Mac and Cheese against other Specialty Food franchises and business opportunities. For an in depth comparison of I Heart Mac and Cheese with another opportunity including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options click on the name of the company to view the detailed comparison.

Franchise Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
3 Potato 4 N/A $86,000-$110,000
Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas $75,000 5% 0.8% $1,250,000-$2,000,000
Amsterdam Falafelshop $29,500 $365,000-$493,000
Au Bon Pain $30,000 5% 2% Marketing commitment $2,000,000-$3,000,000
Barry's Cheesesteaks $30,000 $223,262-$439,767
Beef Jerky Experience $44,900 6% 2% $215,750-$778,800
Bento Sushi $500-$25,000 7% $2,500-$187,700
Black Rock Bar & Grill $50,000 4% 1% $1,519,940-$2,957,625
Cafe Fondue $35,000 4% $136,000-$307,000
Cargo & James Tea $25,000 7% $100,000-$250,000
Corn Dog Factory $20,000 $130,000
Crepe Delicious $25,000 6% 3% $149,000-$400,000
Different Twist N/A $45,000-$100,000
Doc Popcorn $37,500-$69,500 6% N/A $72,000-$186,325
Dream Dinners $35,000 6% $230,000-$340,000
Edible Arrangements $30,000 5% 5% $189,750-$348,950
Everbowl $20,000 $99,047-$267,250
Fire and Rice N/A $76,860-$131,850
FruitFlowers $35,000 5 % of gross sales up to 2% of gross sales $147,000-$218,950
Frutation N/A 5% 2% $119,450-$253,145
German Doner Kebab $19,290 $257,200-$385,801
Great Wraps $22,500 5.5% $159,500-$485,500
Halal Guys, The N/A $231,600-$834,000
Hissho Sushi $4,200 $21,050-$88,950
Incredibly Edible Delites $30,000 4.5% $100,000-$150,000
Kernels Popcorn N/A $160,000
KnowFat! $35,000 5% 1.5- 2.5% $488,500-$647,000
Mahana Fresh $49,500 $101,700-$498,775
Mandler's The Original Sausage Company $25,000 6% up to 3% of gross $200,000
Marvelous Market $25,000 $200,000-$399,000
Melt Gelato & Crepe Cafe $25,000 6% $260,000-$650,000
Melting Pot Restaurants $20,000-$45,000 5% 1.19-3% $1,404,320-$1,824,210
Mr. Pretzels $20,000 6% 3.5% $50,000-$250,000
Muscle Maker Grill $35,000 5% 1% $187,500-$454,000
Nature's Way Cafe $20,000 4% $103,300-$201,500
New York Butcher Shoppe, The $25,000 6% $150,000-$250,000
New York Fries $30,000 $125,000-$175,000
O'Naturals $25,000 5% $764,000-$1,000,000
Oilerie USA $30,000-$37,500 $141,486-$223,947
Penn Station East Coast Subs $25,000 to8% 2-3% $383,844-$613,764
Philly Pretzel Factory $35,000 6% 2% $133,999-$351,193
Philly's Own Soft Pretzel Bakery $29,500 7% $100/ month $163,750-$243,500
Pita Land $25,000 $212,800-$388,000
Pita Pit $30,000 5% 1% $321,934-$497,382
Pop's $25,000 3% $577,200-$1,228,000
Potatopia $35,000 6% 1.5% - 2% $182,725-$475,150
Pretzel Time $25,000 7% 1-3% $145,000-$254,000
Pretzelmaker $15,000-$25,000 7% 1.5% $205,200-$327,000
Pretzels Plus $10,000 4% $59,000-$125,000
Repicci's Italian Ice $20,000-$30,000 $3,600 per year $135,000-$160,000
Roll On In $30,000 $98,257-$525,752
Scandinavian Shave Ice $30,000 $131,400-$297,700
Sheridan's Frozen Custard $24,000 $108,340-And Up
Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn $28,000 6% 1-2% $160,500-$442,500
Shuckin' Shack $45,000 3.5-5.5% 1.5% $252,700-$841,750
Simple Greek, The $25,000 $318,700-$651,250
Smoke's Poutinerie $30,000 6% 2% $350,000-$450,000
SnoWizard N/A $2,708-$9,492
Sofi's Crepes $30,000 6% 2% local +1%Nat'l $106,033-$254,500
Sushi Shop $30,000-$40,000 $175,000-$500,000
SushiFork N/A $196,000-$388,000
Taste of Philly $5,000 $142,200-$290,000
Toastique $45,000 $280,750-$482,200
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Franchise
Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
3 Potato 4
N/A $86,000-$110,000
Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas
$75,000 5% 0.8% $1,250,000-$2,000,000
Amsterdam Falafelshop
$29,500 $365,000-$493,000
Au Bon Pain
$30,000 5% 2% Marketing commitment $2,000,000-$3,000,000
Barry's Cheesesteaks
$30,000 $223,262-$439,767
Beef Jerky Experience
$44,900 6% 2% $215,750-$778,800
Bento Sushi
$500-$25,000 7% $2,500-$187,700
Black Rock Bar & Grill
$50,000 4% 1% $1,519,940-$2,957,625
Cafe Fondue
$35,000 4% $136,000-$307,000
Cargo & James Tea
$25,000 7% $100,000-$250,000
Franchise
Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
Corn Dog Factory
$20,000 $130,000
Crepe Delicious
$25,000 6% 3% $149,000-$400,000
Different Twist
N/A $45,000-$100,000
Doc Popcorn
$37,500-$69,500 6% N/A $72,000-$186,325
Dream Dinners
$35,000 6% $230,000-$340,000
Edible Arrangements
$30,000 5% 5% $189,750-$348,950
Everbowl
$20,000 $99,047-$267,250
Fire and Rice
N/A $76,860-$131,850
FruitFlowers
$35,000 5 % of gross sales up to 2% of gross sales $147,000-$218,950
Frutation
N/A 5% 2% $119,450-$253,145
Franchise
Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
German Doner Kebab
$19,290 $257,200-$385,801
Great Wraps
$22,500 5.5% $159,500-$485,500
Halal Guys, The
N/A $231,600-$834,000
Hissho Sushi
$4,200 $21,050-$88,950
Incredibly Edible Delites
$30,000 4.5% $100,000-$150,000
Kernels Popcorn
N/A N/A
KnowFat!
$35,000 5% 1.5- 2.5% $488,500-$647,000
Mahana Fresh
$49,500 $101,700-$498,775
Mandler's The Original Sausage Company
$25,000 6% up to 3% of gross $200,000
Marvelous Market
$25,000 $200,000-$399,000
Franchise
Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
Melt Gelato & Crepe Cafe
$25,000 6% $260,000-$650,000
Melting Pot Restaurants
$20,000-$45,000 5% 1.19-3% $1,404,320-$1,824,210
Mr. Pretzels
$20,000 6% 3.5% $50,000-$250,000
Muscle Maker Grill
$35,000 5% 1% $187,500-$454,000
Nature's Way Cafe
$20,000 4% $103,300-$201,500
New York Butcher Shoppe, The
$25,000 6% $150,000-$250,000
New York Fries
$30,000 $125,000-$175,000
O'Naturals
$25,000 5% $764,000-$1,000,000
Oilerie USA
$30,000-$37,500 $141,486-$223,947
Penn Station East Coast Subs
$25,000 to8% 2-3% $383,844-$613,764
Franchise
Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
Philly Pretzel Factory
$35,000 6% 2% $133,999-$351,193
Philly's Own Soft Pretzel Bakery
$29,500 7% $100/ month $163,750-$243,500
Pita Land
$25,000 $212,800-$388,000
Pita Pit
$30,000 5% 1% $321,934-$497,382
Pop's
$25,000 3% $577,200-$1,228,000
Potatopia
$35,000 6% 1.5% - 2% $182,725-$475,150
Pretzel Time
$25,000 7% 1-3% $145,000-$254,000
Pretzelmaker
$15,000-$25,000 7% 1.5% $205,200-$327,000
Pretzels Plus
$10,000 4% $59,000-$125,000
Repicci's Italian Ice
$20,000-$30,000 $3,600 per year $135,000-$160,000
Franchise
Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
Roll On In
$30,000 $98,257-$525,752
Scandinavian Shave Ice
$30,000 $131,400-$297,700
Sheridan's Frozen Custard
$24,000 $108,340-And Up
Shirley's Gourmet Popcorn
$28,000 6% 1-2% $160,500-$442,500
Shuckin' Shack
$45,000 3.5-5.5% 1.5% $252,700-$841,750
Simple Greek, The
$25,000 $318,700-$651,250
Smoke's Poutinerie
$30,000 6% 2% $350,000-$450,000
SnoWizard
N/A $2,708-$9,492
Sofi's Crepes
$30,000 6% 2% local +1%Nat'l $106,033-$254,500
Sushi Shop
$30,000-$40,000 $175,000-$500,000
Franchise
Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
SushiFork
N/A $196,000-$388,000
Taste of Philly
$5,000 $142,200-$290,000
Toastique
$45,000 $280,750-$482,200