Franchise Details
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    $536,000 - $1,383,500Total Investment Required
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    $750,000Liquid Capital Required
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    UnavailableFinancing Assistance:
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    AvailableTraining & Support
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  • 3 LocationsMinimum Area Agreement
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About this Franchise

McAlister's Deli was founded in 1989 in Oxford, Mississippi, to provide solid service and quality food for customers on the go. Currently more than 300 locations in 22 states provide that same personal service with well-known products. Their premium ingredients include the best deli meats, cheeses, and artisan breads. McAlister's Deli is also known for their Famous Sweet Tea which uses rainforest-certified black tea and is sweetened with pure cane sugar.

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What makes this franchise different?

McAlister's provides their customers a healthy and personal alternative to fast food during their busy day, without the price often associated with quality ingredients. They are focused on creating a truly unique and welcoming environment through their food and menu.

Ideal Franchising Candidate

The ideal franchisee should be able to demonstrate experience with managing multi-unit restaurants and their operation and should live in the area they wish to develop. They should also possess the desire to create memorable experiences for their guests.

McAlister's Deli Video Walkthrough

* All content in this video is as of 08/12/2012. For the most up-to-date information, please see above or visit the franchise website.
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This is Sofia with, and today we're going to talk about franchise opportunities with McAlister?s Deli.

What is a McAlister?s Deli franchise?
McAlister?s Deli is a fast-casual deli concept serving premium ingredients. They started in Mississippi in 1989. They currently have over 300 locations, which are typically found on the street, but they are also developing in non-traditional locations.

What are the financial requirements for becoming a McAlister?s Deli franchisee?
The capital requirement is $750,000 and the net worth is $1.5 million.

What makes the McAlister?s Deli franchise different?
McAlister?s offers great support from their home office, from your site selection for your real estate, to your training, to your opening and to your marketing. As well, McAlister?s focuses highly on premium ingredients for their sandwiches. McAlister?s daily brews their famous rain forest black tea.

Who is a good fit to own a McAlister's Deli franchise?
McAlister?s Deli is seeking out franchisees with past restaurant experience. They are looking for multi-unit operators who really know the market in which they want to grow. They are also looking for franchisees that really focus on freshness and treating the customer right.

To get more information on franchising at McAlister's Deli, fill out the information request below or visit and select "McAlister?s Deli."

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