Pickleman's Franchise for Sale

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Pickleman's Franchising LLC Quality and Experience
Driven by Proven Systems

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What is Pickleman's

An upscale fast casual sandwich shop committed to quality food people crave. Featuring toasted sandwiches, fresh chopped salads, premium soups and thin crust specialty pizzas using only the finest ingredients.

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Owner & Founder Douglas L. Stritzel

Douglas L. Stritzel

Fifteen years of success in QSR* and Franchising Industry

  • Seven years with a large U.S. sandwich franchise. Positions held include GM, Area Manager, Franchising Training Director, Director of Corporate Operations, COO of Franchise and Corporate Operations and second in command to owner and founder. This company is a gourmet sandwich concept with hundreds of locations and hundreds of millions of dollars in annual sales.
  • Director of Operations and COO of RFC, Franchising Inc., a frozen custard concept with fifty units and approximately 45 to 50 million dollars in sales.
  • Former owner of an Italian QSR* concept.
  • Former Operating Partner of a Wendy's and Tim Horton's Franchisee company with annual sales of 20 million dollars.
  • Former owner of a Jimmy John's Franchisee company.
  • Owner and founder of Pickleman's Gourmet Caf , Pickleman's Franchising LLC and Pickleman's Holding's LLC.
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Key Accomplishments

  • Increased profitability of corporate operations for past QSR* franchise company from $400,000 to $2,000,000 annually in four years.
  • Increased comparative same store sales for past QSR* franchise company by 20% for three consecutive years.
  • Developed and designed several key elements instrumental in attaining successful QSR* sales and profitability results that are currently used today.
  • *Quick Service Restaurant
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Why Pickleman's?

  • Experience and success in restaurant industry
  • Low start up cost from $196,100 to $309,500
  • Proven cost control systems
  • Operating system built for high volume
  • Comprehensive training program, field support and ongoing personnel development
  • Fresh, unique brand set to become a national franchise company
  • Quality food driven by proven systems

What Sets Us Apart?

  • Quality and value, no gimmicks necessary
  • Operational efficiency
  • We can achieve high volume
  • We share rebates and have established national pricing contracts
  • Earth friendly packaging
  • Small footprint of 1,400 to 1,800 square feet to keep lease costs down and enhance your return on investment
  • Our food!

Higher Quality Products, Freshly Prepared

We use the best tasting, highest quality products available.

  • Our meats, cheeses and produce are sliced daily to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Our bread has the right substance, holding up to the heat required to melt our cheese. This allows the flavor of our quality meats to peak as they come through the oven.
  • Pickleman's commitment to quality isn't just what sets us apart from the competition; it's our promise to our customers and franchisees!
Freshly Prepared

Franchise Support

How it Will Work for You:

  • Business planning assistance
  • Site review and approval
  • Design and construction assistance
  • Comprehensive training program
  • Ten days of opening assistance and on-going field support
  • Rebate income

Optional Assistance

Basic bookkeeping and administrative service

  • When starting a restaurant business, most people find it difficult to complete the administrative functions required . This service provides payroll execution, bill payment, deposit verification, sales entry, cash accountability and maintenance of your Profit and Lost statement, which is important to the success of your business.
  • This service is available for the first three years for a fee of $600 a month.

The Market Manager Program:

  • We give you a market manager that will open, operate, hire, train, as well as develop your staff and management team for the first twelve months. This temporary employee will help you properly execute our systems and prepare you for success.
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Why Buy One?

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  • Our logo and brand are distinct and memorable
  • Our food is created using only the highest quality products
  • Our operating systems are among the best in the industry
  • Our training is designed for your success
  • Our model is expertly built to maximize your return on Investment


  • Pickleman's is a ground floor opportunity that uses proven systems in the QSR* and franchising industries.
  • The timing could not be better; current lease rates and property values have in some cases hit tento twentyyear lows.
  • Owner and founder, Douglas R. Stritzel, has been on both sides of franchising and understands the complexities and diplomacy in developing healthy franchise relationships.
  • *Quick Service Restaurant

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Franchise Packages

Single unit franchise locations

Area Developments

  • Minimum of three locations
  • Receive exclusive territory rights to develop your market

Master Franchise Territories

  • Must sign four store development agreement
  • Minimum 20 store territory development

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