Jul 24, 2010

FOOD CART FRANCHISING BUSINESS

Filtrepreneur Franchise, Inc. (FFI) was established with the primary purpose of tapping into the entrepreneurial spirit that we believe lies in most Filipinos aiming to succeed in a business venture. The current economic trend has placed a new focus on how to generate more "job creators" in our economic system, and has made the idea of a global celebration of entrepreneurship as a path to positive growth especially relevant.

The Filipino Dream embodies the value of innovation as a breeding ground of job creation through the promotion of entrepreneurship. Guiding our business model is the goal of giving business to every Juan.

Frequently Ask Questions

What do you look for in a potential Franchisee?
A potential dealer should be willing to invest money, willing to find a good location for the unit, and willing to follow set standards. Potential dealer should possess an entrepreneurial spirit and the commitment to push sales of products.

How can a potential dealer apply for a Franchise?
A potential dealer can inquire about the Franchise opportunity via telephone, fax, email, and personal visit. The potential dealer should provide the following requirements in order to facilitate the application process: completed application form, photograph and location map of proposed site.

How much does Franchise cost? What is included in the Franchisee fee?
For a cart Php21,888.00 to P250,000.00. The Franchise fee is inclusive of the following: cart with signages and equipment. There are no annual franchise fees, no royalty fees and no store-opening fees. Also, the franchise fee includes the license which allows the dealer to operate and use the trademark of Franchise. The Franchise Cart terms is three (3) years.

When does the dealer have to pay the fee?
Once dealer’s application is approved, franchisee needs to sign a franchise contract and pay the required franchise fee.

How long does it take to open a Franchise shop?
The Franchise business development process takes 3 to 4 weeks. The activities include processing of applications, construction of the cart, equipment and materials preparation and training.

How many units can a single franchisee own?
A single franchisee can own multiple units for as long as they can pay the necessary fees for the said units and observe the standard operation procedures set by Franchisor.

Where can dealers locate their Franchise Outlet?
Franchisee can locate in high foot traffic areas. They can sell in schools, malls, bazaars and during special events. The company will ensure that no two Franchise outlet are located within 500 meter radius to dealers can fully realize the returns of his investment and not compete with another Franchisee.
In cases where in the unit is located within a building which has a potential for expansion within or around the said location, the dealer is given the right of first refusal to proposals which shall arise in the future.

Are all franchise package available nationwide?
Yes, we are open for franchising Nationwide, we have distributors all over the country. List of distributors are made upon request

Is the package all-inclusive? Any other hidden charges?
Yes, packages are All-In and NO HIDDEN CHARGES.

Do you accept terms or installment?
One time payment Only. Modes of Payments are Cash, Check or Credit Card. Installment is not an option.

Do you assist in finding location?
Yes, we offer location assistance for only P3,000. Our Locator will provide 3-5 locations for the franchisee for his/her preferred area.

What is the dimension of the cart and area requirement?
The cart has the following dimensions: Height 7 ft., Width 2 ft., Length 3 ft.
Area requirement: 2.5 m. x 2.5 m.

Is it advisable to put the carts inside big malls like SM or Robinsons?
Yes and We have carts available for Malls

What are the best locations to put the cart? Locations to avoid?
Franchisee can locate in high foot traffic areas. They can sell in schools, malls, bazaars and during special events. The company will ensure that no two Franchise outlet are located within 500 meter radius to dealers can fully realize the returns of his investment and not compete with another Franchisee.

What’s your after-sales support?
Franchisor will designate employees and agents who shall audit shop operations on the basis of Franchisor's approved standards on service, product quality, cleanliness, equipment maintenance, atmosphere, etc.
The Franchisee is given an option to change the concept during the contract but will be charged P3,500 for the franchisor to change the signages, tarpaulins, etc.
Product Dealership is lifetime, provided that franchisee have to renew the contract every (3) years.

Will you supply all the foods or raw materials?
Yes, the company supplies the food products and packaging. The Factory of the Food Products to be sold is owned by Filtrepreneur Franchise, Inc. FREE DELIVERY within Metro Manila if minimum purchase is P3,500.
For Outside Metro Manila, Franchisee can contact the distributors at their place. After the purchase of franchise, Franchisee would be informed if there are any distributors in their place.

Are you giving seminars or orientation for those interested?
Yes, we conduct daily Business Orientation/Presentation daily at the office. Franchise Seminar, Business Registration Seminar and Crew Trainings are included with the Package and are scheduled after the package had been purchased.

Who will process business permits and registrations?
Business Permits and Registration will be handled/processed by the Franchisee

How much can a franchisee earn?
Franchisee profitability depends highly on where he locates his cart. Gross margin is estimated at 40%.

What kind of training will the Franchisee receive?
The franchisee and his manpower pool will be trained in basic cart operation and product handling by Franchisor personnel.

Who will be responsible in the recruitment and training of the personnel?
Franchisee shall source, screen and select the required personnel. For Cart operation minimum of one (1) person per shift.
Franchisor will conduct certain training programs which the dealer and his personnel must personally attend and successfully complete before they are allowed to operate and/or manage the unit.

What products will be sold in the Franchise outlet?
For the cart operation, all Franchise products.

At what price would the products be sold?
Franchisee is not allowed to sell any other food item other than those specified by Franchisor. Franchisor will provide the standard price list of the products indicating the dealer’s selling price to the consumers. Franchisor shall peg the prices of such products according to the targetted profitability rates that will provide reasonable returns to the dealer.

How will Franchisor ensure product quality and standard of operations are being upheld?
Franchisor will designate employees and agents who shall audit shop operations on the basis of Franchisor's approved standards on service, product quality, cleanliness, equipment maintenance, atmosphere, etc.

Food Cart Selection
Pinoy Pao (Siopao and siomai)
O'Noodles (Str-fry noodles)
Pizza Pinoy
Burgeroo (Buy 1 take 1 burger)
Emperor Siomai
Happy Waffle
Jack's Eatabols (Fried bites)
Red Bowl (Rice toppings)
Sisig Stop
Rainbow Juicers (Sago and juice)
Put Pot (Puto and puto pao)




Please call  Alex V. Rutagines 09393989400, 9941334

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