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A Rush Bowl combines fresh fruit and all-natural ingredients into a thick, textured and crunchy meal that is fulfilling, highly nutritious and tastes great. In comparison to smoothies, Rush Bowls offer greater nutritional value, fewer calories, more protein, award-winning flavor combinations, and includes solid ingredients (the "crunch factor") that customers rave about and that contribute to a more satisfying dining experience. With 13 years of market testing, recipes have evolved to include award-winning combinations that satisfy cravings for savory, nutritious, filling (protein-packed) food, including options for dietary restrictions and preferences such as soy-free, nut-free, dairy-free, wheat-free, gluten-free, non-GMO, vegetarian and vegan.
The initial investment in the acai business ranges between $270K – $612K, depending on real estate and construction costs in your market, and the square footage of the location you select. This initial investment includes the franchise fee, build-out costs, training expenses, the first 3 months of rent, signage, equipment, inventory and supplies, initial advertising and grand opening costs.
$45,000 for a single unit. We also offer discounted three-unit, five-unit and ten-unit franchise fees to select candidates.
There is a monthly royalty equal to 5% of gross sales. The fee entitles you to continued use of the Rush Bowls brand and trademarks, access to our operating systems, product development, business consulting and other benefits the come with being a Franchise Owner.
Rush Bowls is the perfect concept for 500-1,200 sqft, dine in or take-out. In many cases, a Rush Bowls can be introduced to utilize surplus space not needed by an existing concept to maximize revenue. We thrive in locations where there is an active and healthy conscious population, particularly in high-traffic areas such as shopping centers, malls, airports and stadiums.
The Rush Bowls support team will support you through all the major steps, from finding the perfect location, to construction and grand opening preparations. We have a comprehensive and structured program to ensure the process is as flawless as possible.
No, you don’t need food service experience, although it is looked upon favorably in the qualification process. You must be willing to work hard, have strong business management skills, a positive attitude, a passion for healthy living, a commitment to excellent customer service, a team player, and have the drive to succeed and control your financial future.
Following your grand opening, we provide ongoing support to you via phone, email and on-site visits to your location. We regularly update our operations manual with new procedures and other information designed to improve operations. We’re also available to conduct ongoing training programs, and as needed to ensure your success.
Consumption of all-natural products continues to grow at a rapid pace (source: USDA, Economic Research Service, and Natural Foods Business Journal). Compounded with an increasing demand for healthy fast casual dining, a unique opportunity exists for a concept that caters to both segments. Very few concepts focus on freshly made, great tasting, quick serve meals in a compact on-the-go package.
There are many factors to be considered when assigning territories. Rush Bowls is considering area development deals and territorial protection on a case-by-case basis. Territorial protection will be awarded based on factors such as experience, capital available for investment, track record of profitable operation, timeline for future openings, desired & current markets of operation and franchisee management team. Rush Bowls has invested in a state-of-the-art real estate software that will allow us to support your location selection, and territory protection based on your market.
In the beginning, we ask that you work in the store until you’re ready to scale to a full-time Manager. It’s important for you to learn the business, lead the staff and build community awareness before moving into an absentee role or opening up additional locations.
We have an education process that allows us to provide information on the business model, and learn about you to see if you will be a good fit. This process has multiple stages and takes anywhere from 4 – 8 weeks.

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