What is ZAHRAT LEBNAN Franchise?
Started in 1983, Guided by their passion for traditional dining and top quality food, a team of determined and ambitious Lebanese entrepreneurs opened former Lebanese Flower which is now Zahrat Lebnan.
They brought a taste of Lebanon by serving various off-the-grill menu selections along with mouth-watering Lebanese mezza dishes. Offering a fresh, healthy alternative among fast-food restaurants, Lebanese flower quickly became a family favorite.
Today it is identified as one of Abu-Dhabi’s culinary landmarks, Zahrat Lebnan is a must-go-to restaurant for residents and tourists. Their authentic food, welcoming staff and outstanding service have gained them customer loyalty. Among their top menu selections off the grill, their signature became fresh, delicious, made-to-order Shawarma sandwiches. How much does the Franchise Cost?
The initial investment for an individual unit ranges from USD 1,144,000 to USD 1,743,000 (USD 1,443,000 on average) this includes Franchise Fee, Training, 6 Months Rental, Working Capital and Others.
How much does the Franchise Fee Cost?
The initial franchise fee for an Individual franchise unit is USD 68,100.
The Area Development franchise fee payment schedule:
Includes Franchise Fee for the 1st unit & 50% of next 2 units
Upon opening 2nd unit
50% balance of the Franchise Fee
Upon opening 3rd unit
50% balance of the Franchise Fee
TOTAL USD 163,600
How much is the Fee for Continuing Support Services “Royalty Fee”?
The continuing services, or “royalty fee,” is 6% of your gross sales and is paid monthly. This fee entitles you to use ZAHRAT LEBNAN service mark, use of distinctive system, marketing assistance, ongoing business development and counseling, and other benefits that come with being a ZAHRAT LEBNAN franchisee.
Will I have an Exclusive Territory?
ZAHRAT LEBNAN grants an exclusive territory for a minimum of 3 outlets and agreed upon on a case-by-case basis
What about Advertising?
ZAHRAT LEBNAN name and reputation is an important part of our business. You will spend at least 2% of your gross sales per month on local advertising. In addition, if we should establish fees for a Marketing Fund, you will be expected to make Marketing Fund contributions of up to 1% of your monthly gross sales.
How much Training is provided in ZAHRAT LEBNAN Franchise System?
Initial assistance provided by ZAHRAT LEBNAN will include the following franchisee training programs:
Phase I — Training provided at a location designated by franchisor: ZAHRAT LEBNAN’s management will provide franchisees with approximately 21 to 30 days of initial training at headquarters or at a location designated by the ZAHRAT LEBNAN’s management, beginning approximately 6 to 9 weeks before the franchisee is scheduled to open for business. Phase I Instruction will pertain to administrative, operational, and sales/marketing matters; it will also include a liberal amount of on-the-job training. This training will be provided for the franchisee and up to Three (3) to Five (5) designated attendees.
Phase II — Training provided at the franchisee’s location: – On-site training typically takes place when the franchisee commences operations. Experienced trainers from ZAHRAT LEBNAN will provide on-site training for a period of 7 to 14 days to assist the franchisee in the commencement of operations.
What is the term of the ZAHRAT LEBNAN Franchise Agreement?
The initial term of the Franchise Agreement is 5 years from the date the Franchise Agreement is signed. The franchise is renewable for 4 additional terms of 5 years each, for a total of 25 years providing you have complied with the provisions of the Franchise Agreement.
What are the Support Programs provided by ZAHRAT LEBNAN Franchise?
In addition to field support, members of ZAHRAT LEBNAN’s organization should provide the services listed below:
Operational Support – ZAHRAT LEBNAN Management will provide ongoing training and support in many areas critical to the success of the franchisee’s business, including unit operations and maintenance, customer-service techniques, product ordering, suggested pricing guidelines, and administrative procedures.
Site Selection — Prior to approving a site for ZAHRAT LEBNAN outlet, the Management will provide franchisees with clear guidelines for a suitable location. ZAHRAT LEBNAN requires franchisees to follow these instructions to ensure that an appropriate site is located
Marketing Support – ZAHRAT LEBNAN coordinates development of advertising materials and strategies for the benefit of all members of the franchise network. It also provides franchisees with consumer marketing plans and materials for use at the local or regional level, and retains the right to approve all local advertising materials that the franchisee chooses to develop.
Purchasing – ZAHRAT LEBNAN Management or its affiliate will negotiate quantity discounts on behalf of all of its members, passing some or all of these savings on to the franchisees.
Accounting/Audit/Legal — Reporting directly to administration, this department is responsible for the financial and legal oversight of franchisees
Internal Support — The functional areas of training, purchasing, franchisee communications, and research and development are typically included in such a department.
Ongoing Research and Development – ZAHRAT LEBNAN continues to research methods and techniques for franchise operations (including purchasing and promotional schemes) that enhance unit-level profitability.
Overall Program Oversight – ZAHRAT LEBNAN Management will provide the overall coordination and planning for the entire franchise system. What is my next Step?
Simply complete the Franchise Application Form and return it to us. Upon receiving the form we will contact you.