How Markets Work:
We train you in how to best setup and run your business. This is a fully branded setup which we have tried, tested and honed to get the best possible sales.
You order stock for the week and off you go. You lay out the stock and present it as we show you during your training and with the videos and photos we have.
A days trading can be anything from a few hundred (local regular markets typically) to over £1,000 at county fairs and the like.
Where do I trade?
You book county fairs and shows at which to trade, you can also attend farmers markets and other regular local events. During training we will let you know the best places to trade in your area and we are always here to help you book events and keep you busy.
In 2018 one of our franchisees, Ray, has managed to take over £1,200 at a one day food fair and over £2,000 at a 2 day event. Add to this the regular farmers markets and you can make great money from your franchise.
Free Range Pie Franchise
Start trading immediately and make as much as £1,000 a day. Your Pie Franchise setup is designed for maximum profit from day 1. You don't need any catering skills or experience and we will fully train you. Gross margins are around 60% so there is plenty of profit to be had.
How Do I Make Money?
There are 2 main ways to make money with your pie franchise business.
2. Markets and Events
Pie and Mash Catering
The most profit you can make in one day will undoubtedly come from pie and mash wedding catering and similar events.
The advantages of this type of event are many. From exact numbers (no wastage) to pre-payment, and higher prices.
You will make about £1,000 profit from a wedding. head office will help you get your own wedding bookings in your area; as well as guaranteeing to book you 5 weddings a year ourselves.
See more about wedding catering here.
What's Included in the £6,600?
You get 2 days training - one at our head office and one actually doing an event. We show you how best to find and book events and markets. Go through all the health and safety and risk assessment paperwork you will need as well as show you how best to operate your business and make maximum sales.
Your Own Website and Facebook Page
eat Square also give you your own website and Facebook page. And your monthly fee covers the cost of hosting and updates.
We will build you a bespoke website such as:
You will be shown how to use your website and Facebook page to get business and build your online reputation.
This is all included in the monthly franchise fee of just £60.
As well as support and training you get equipment:
4 Shelf turbo commercial fan oven
2 Hot cabinets
6 Large slow cookers
Hob and Saucepan
Branded aprons and Uniform
Gazebo sides and weights
Heavy duty plastic tablecloths
When should I start?
Undoubtedly the best time of year to start your new franchise is early in the year. You will need to book your year's events and shows where you can take £1,000 a day.
You will also want to book weddings and they are most often booked over the winter.
But at the end of the day the best time to start is when you are ready. If you think that time is now, or soon, then get in touch now and perhaps come and see a Pie Franchise in operation.