Total investment:

€ 100,000

Franchise fee:

€ 15,000

Royalty fee:

Monthly marketing fee:

€ 0.00

Number of franchises

Return (ROI)

Time period


12 000*

* Calculator calculations are provisional, not guaranteed


Foundation year: 1981

Year of franchising:

Company units:

Franchise units:

Total number of units:

Number of employees per unit: 10

Contract period: 60 months

Southern Fried Chicken was established in 1981 and quickly developed licences all over the UK for its Simply Lip Licking Flavour. After this success it developed a full franchise offering and today has 200 restaurants operating internationally.
Southern Fried Chicken franchised sites work in retail outlets, shopping malls and freestanding buildings, with each location designed to offer fresh grilled and traditional fried chicken pieces, wraps, sandwiches and side orders on the menu.

Southern Fried Chicken is looking for people with an understanding of quick service restaurants and that have the commitment to build a successful business using proven techniques and is capable to open at least 3 restaurants within 10 year period.

Training is over two weeks with pre store opening training in your location followed by a week after opening. Franchisees must attend the course, even if they intend to employ managers to operate the restaurant. Once open franchisee receive regular visits from the Brands Team and any additional or redevelopment training is provided.
As part of low fixed ongoing franchise fee (royalties) franchisee receive marketing and design updates and access to the Head Office Support Team as well as online support in the dedicated franchise area of the website.

Franchise fee: Singular: £15,000. Area Developer: £50,000. Master: £150,000
Royalty Fee: low fixed monthly fees £500 per month: not a percentage of your sales
Marketing Fee: none –Southern Fried Chicken encourage you to use the marketing tools to promote your business locally and allocate 4% of sales to advertising
Length of Franchise Agreement: 5 years with an option to renew
Return on Investment (in months): 30 – 48 on average
Number of employees in each unit: 8 – 12

Andrew Withers