The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill is a standout restaurant opportunity. There’s no better way to establish yourself as a restaurateur than with the guidance of experts in a growing segment of the industry!
It’s no surprise that Greek food is steadily rising in popularity. The Mediterranean diet, as a lifestyle choice, continues to garner recognition as it was ranked the best diet for the fifth consecutive year. As Americans shift to healthier eating habits and Mediterranean restaurants move to more rural areas, there’s an increased demand for healthier fast-casual restaurants. Greek food is a crowd favorite as there are options to satisfy virtually any palate!
The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill is a game changer in the industry. Our quality, beloved menu, and advantageous partnership with United Franchise Group set us apart from the competition. Plus, with little competition in the Greek franchise category, you have all the ingredients you need to follow a recipe for success. Now is your chance to join the best Greek restaurant franchise and break into this booming industry!
Did You Know Authentic Recipes Are at Our Heart ?
Who We Were, Are, Will Be (History, Mission)
Since 2011, The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill has been delivering scrumptious food to hungry customers. Our customers love our big, bold flavors and healthy ingredients, making it easy for everyone to enjoy. When we teamed up with United Franchise Group (UFG), we were able to bring The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill to communities around the world.
Our long-term partnership with UFG provides our franchisees with valuable, industry-leading resources they can’t find elsewhere. UFG has more than 35 years of experience in franchising, and we’re able to leverage their expertise to craft our proven business model, comprehensive training, unbeatable ongoing support, opportunities for professional development, strong vendor relationships, and marketing strategies, and more!
With backing from UFG, we’re able to bring new franchise owners on board quickly and smoothly while setting them on a path to achieve long-term success as they bring unforgettable experiences to our customers.
The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill features authentic third-generation Greek family recipes that have been modernized with fresh, healthy options. Thanks to our unique and appetizing menu, our restaurants have become highly sought-after dining destinations in the communities they serve with a passionately loyal customer base.
Our customers love that they can enjoy our food on the go without the guilt. We feature fresh, made-from-scratch food prepared with many of the delicious ingredients that are keystones of the Mediterranean diet, including olive oil, whole grains, lean proteins, fresh vegetables, and distinctive spices. We take the time to chop, slice, and trim our food fresh daily. We only use high-quality ingredients in our made-from-scratch sauces, soups, dressings, marinades, and desserts.
We wouldn’t be a true Greek restaurant if our service didn’t match our food. As part of our Great Greek Pledge, our team members provide outstanding hospitality to create exemplary experiences for every customer. We treat all patrons like family and serve consistently delicious food that exceeds their expectations.
The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill takes pride in the communities we serve, which is why we’re proud to support community involvement. As part of UFG, we give back to and participate in our local communities’ efforts through UFG Cares as a way to improve our world.
How Are We Standing Out in the Fast-Casual Industry ?
Industry Overview (What We Do and Where We Fit)
The fast-casual industry is a colossal one that is continually changing to further drive growth. It’s estimated that the industry will reach $209.1B by 2027 after increasing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.6%.
How do we stand out in such a large industry? Simple! The Mediterranean category is one of the strongest growing segments, valued at $39B in 2021, and is expected to see continued growth to 2026. There’s not a lot of competition, so you can get ahead of the trend by becoming a franchise owner now!
The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill features fresh, healthy food combined with high-quality ingredients and decades of experience. We know how to make each meal memorable by combining authentic, third-generation Greek family recipes with the freshest ingredients by maintaining the quality of our offerings and providing superior customer service. We’re experts at transporting customers to the Mediterranean; no passport required.
When we partnered with United Franchise Group (UFG), we immediately realized the power of their 35-plus years of industry experience. Notwithstanding the experienced network they brought, UFG’s partnership also helped bolster The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill’s built-in demand and successful track record. Our franchise owners can greatly benefit from their valuable resources by taking advantage of real estate assistance, proven business model, comprehensive training, ongoing support, marketing expertise, and more!
It all begins with a turnkey investment. Virtually everything you need to open and run your new fast-casual business with The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill is included in one package. We make it easy to get started and set you on the path to keep things running smoothly.
Additionally, our franchise owners can leverage their investment further with The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill brand. Our catering menu provides additional revenue streams for franchisees, and we have several options like multi-unit ownership, area developer, and master licensee opportunities to grow your investment.
What Sets Us Apart? Memorable Meals and So Much More
What Sets Us Apart
With more than 30 years of hospitality experience, The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill is an industry-leading franchisor with a standout franchise opportunity. We’ve taken our classic family recipes and put a contemporary spin on this timeless cuisine to make it accessible to a customer base that’s craving healthy dining options!
Coupled with our partnership with United Franchise Group (UFG), we can help you establish yourself as a restaurateur with benefits you simply can’t find anywhere else. The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill is your opportunity to start a thriving business in a growing industry while enjoying advantages independent owners can only dream of attaining. What more could you ask for as a franchisee? How about a deliciously healthy menu in addition to the backing of a franchise powerhouse?
Many of our authentic dishes align with the Mediterranean diet and can further be modified to fit any dietary specification, including gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegetarian. We take the time to prepare our meals fresh daily using only the highest quality ingredients, and it’s that level of quality and authenticity that truly anchors our business.
Not to mention, UFG also provides us with a plethora of industry advantages that franchisees can tap into, including a global network, brand marketing fund, purchasing power and supplier network, vendor relationships, and so much more. You’re set up for success right from the start!
How Much Is the Franchise Investment ?
Dollars and Sense (Franchise 101, FDD, etc.)
One of the greatest features of franchising with The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill is our turnkey investment. You’ll have virtually everything you need to start your restaurant and many valuable resources to keep your business running smoothly.
We’re one of the most affordable fast-casual franchises out there. Not to mention that we’re part of a growing segment with little competition. If you’re passionate about championing our brand and bringing iconic Mediterranean flavors to your community, here’s a breakdown of the potential costs covered by your investment:
- Franchise fee: $39,500
- Liquid capital: $180,000
- Total investment: $500,000 – $650,000
- Royalty payments: 6%
When you join The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill, you get so much in return for your investment! We provide a proven franchise model that includes two streams of revenue: restaurant dining and catering. You’ll greatly benefit from our decades of experience and the growing preference for Greek food. Together, we’ll have a long-term partnership replete with support throughout the process.
Our support includes:
- Helping you find the perfect location
- Planning out construction
- Acquiring supplies and equipment
- Comprehensive training
- Advertising and organizing a successful grand opening
Our ongoing support is designed to help you continue to attract and retain customers, train your team, and deliver an exceptional dining experience that sets us apart from the competition.
What Is The Great Greek Difference ?
Differentiators (Competitive Advantages)
Classic Greek dishes are becoming household names as Mediterranean cuisine is gaining more interest. As an industry leader with both recognition and little competition, it’s a great time to consider a franchise investment with The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill. We’re excited consumers are hungry for more!
The growing preference for Greek food is driven by several factors. More people are discovering the Mediterranean diet, lauded for its many health benefits. Plus, Greek food is extremely flexible in that it works for virtually any type of event and palate.
Additionally, in upholding our Great Greek Pledge, we provide exceptional customer service through treating all customers like family, serving consistently delicious food, and exceeding customer expectations. We do this by paying close attention to every dish we prepare with fresh, high-quality ingredients at every location.
Investing in a restaurant franchise with The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill provides you with many advantages. Our franchisees can leverage the success and familiarity of our already-established brand and benefit from built-in demand, a successful track record, and access to an experienced network.
We feature a comprehensive process to start and run your restaurant. Our proven franchise system utilizes a time-tested business model, recognized sales techniques, solid restaurant processes and procedures, and multiple revenue streams to make for an investment with high-profit potential.
We make it easy for you to grow your investment once you’re ready. We offer multi-unit, area developer, and master licensee opportunities. We’re flexible with franchise models, so if you’re looking at a non-traditional venue like a food truck, we can make that work!
What Are Our Available Markets? Bring Us to Your Neighborhood
Available Markets, Territories
The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill is there for you every step of the way. The location of your restaurant is correlated to the success of the business. Our real estate assistance can help you find the perfect location, from demographic studies to construction to buildout. Our franchise model is a great fit for any neighborhood looking for a unique restaurant with an unbeatable menu, a transportive dining experience, and exceptional customer service.
Looking to bring one of our restaurants to your community? The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill has target markets nationwide!
We’re currently available in all states. Our target markets include: WA, OR, CA, NE, CO, TX, NY, CT, MA, TN, NC, and FL.
Want to bring The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill to Canada? We’re always looking for new places to expand our brand, and there’s remarkable potential for our brand in Canada.
If you’re looking to establish yourself as a restaurateur with a seasoned brand and standout franchise opportunity, choose The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill.
To find out more about investing in a franchise opportunity with The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill, contact us today to get started.