John Taffer

A bar is a bar, but a tavern has a soul… Tavern dining is the next big thing.
Jon Taffer brings his 35+ years of expertise to the Taffer’s Tavern franchise

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FOUNDED / SEGMENT
2019 / FSR – hoodless/ventless restaurant format with a small footprint

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REVENUE STREAM / DAY PARTS
Dine-in, Carry-out, Lunch, Catering, Delivery, All Day Dining, Happy Hour, Dinner, Late Night

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FOOTPRINT / HOURS OF OPERATION
Flexible: 2,500–5,000 sq. ft. with patio / varies by location, on average: 11-11 S-Th, 11-2 F/Sat

Our Story

A bar is a bar, but a tavern has soul.

Jon Taffer, ‘Bar Rescue’ star and award-winning hospitality expert, has launched his own innovative Full Service Restaurant concept, Taffer’s Tavern, and it has already caught the attention of experienced restaurant and bar franchisees across the nation and around the world.

Jon knows a tavern is a key place where people gather to eat, drink and share stories that date back to the times of ancient Rome. Taverns are known as a gathering place and a landmark that are a beacon of camaraderie for their communities. And Taffer’s Tavern is the quintessential pub, a place to gather with your old friends and make new ones along the way. With the ice-cold beers, outstanding signature cocktails, and mouth-watering savory food, it will keep customers coming back week after week.

Franchise investors are always searching for “the next big thing”, and Taffer’s Tavern offers all the ingredients for success; celebrity owned concept, best-in-class beverage program, the most interesting and delicious bar fare, a streamlined hoodless/ventless restaurant format with small footprint, and the latest advancements in food preparation technology that offers more volume in smaller spaces and the need for far fewer employees than traditional casual dining restaurants.

Taffer’s Tavern has patrons and franchisees flocking to this concept.

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Jon Taffer
Founder, CEO
Taffer’s Tavern

Franchise Advantage

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Innovative concept created by award-winning hospitality expert & ‘Bar Rescue’ TV personality Jon Taffer, leveraging his globally popular name & business acumen

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Disrupts casual dining segment by using the latest technology to produce high-quality food & beverage offerings without the need for a commercial kitchen

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High-volume, hoodless / ventless restaurant format with small footprint, fewer employees due to new cooking technologies & operating techniques, & proprietary POS System

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Jon Taffer is personally involved in finding, building & designing franchise locations & perfecting bar & restaurant processes based on his 35 years of experience

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Massive direct & aligned marketing support of the Taffer brand name, exceeding a billion media impressions across all media platforms in 2019

The Numbers

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FRANCHISE FEE

$50,000

Multiple Storefronts

MULTI-UNIT DEVELOPMENT FEE

Full deposit 1-3 units (or 1-5 for 10+ units), 50% deposit each additional unit

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ROYALTIES

6% of Gross Sales

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WORLDWIDE CREATIVE FUND

2% of Gross Sales

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LOCAL STORE MARKETING

1% of Gross Sales

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START UP COSTS

$909,000 to $1,419,000

Target Franchisee

Taffer’s Tavern is looking for qualified investors who share the same passion for serving customers our highest quality food and drinks across the United States. Prospective franchisee should have multi-unit food service operator experience, be hands-on in the operations of their restaurants and adhere to Taffer’s Tavern organizational structure requirements and brand guidelines.

Franchise Requirements

Operational experience in the pub or restaurant business is a plus, but not required assuming a professional General Manager will be part of your team. Prospective Franchisees must meet the minimum requirements below to be consider for a Taffer’s Tavern franchise.

  • $1MM net worth*
  • $500K capital available for investment*
  • Ready to begin development within the next 3-6 months
  • Ready to develop a minimum 5-unit territory in a major U.S. area

*Investment partners may contribute to this requirement

Franchise Support

Taffer’s Tavern is committed to quality and consistency and has developed systems which make franchise duplication successful and easy for franchisees. We use best in class product partners to guarantee efficient distribution to all restaurants. To ensure impeccable operations at every Taffer’s Tavern, we provide our franchisees with the resources and support necessary to succeed.

Support provided to franchisees includes:

  • Real estate, site selection
  • Store build-out, construction
  • Training systems
  • Operational support
  • Recipe & menu development
  • Marketing & brand building
  • Vendor & equipment selection
  • Business consulting
  • Pre-opening, grand opening support

Quotable Quotes

“We were immediately drawn to the idea of ‘tavern dining’ and creating a gathering place for people that provides unique, superior menu items at an affordable price. Jon has managed to engineer a restaurant concept that streamlines operations without compromising the food quality, and we are thrilled to be the first franchisees for this break-out brand.”

Hemant Suri, Five Guys Taverns, LLC
New Taffer’s Tavern Franchisee

“Taffer’s Tavern is my solution to the inefficiencies and pain points associated with the restaurant industry that I have witnessed over the years. By reimagining traditional operations and eliminating the need for costly hood and ventilation systems, Taffer’s Tavern will disrupt the industry, enable franchisees to maximize their investment and deliver a first-rate dining experience.”

Jon Taffer, Taffer’s Tavern Founder/CEO
‘Bar Rescue’ host & award-winning hospitality expert

“Every large franchise group I’ve spoken to is interested in this type of concept. The idea of doing more volume in smaller spaces, lower capex and with fewer employees is right on the money. There are several high-quality locations with tired, irrelevant casual dining restaurant concepts that we are targeting to convert to Taffer’s Tavern.”

Dan Rowe, Founder/CEO
Fransmart, global leader in franchise development

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BECOME A TAFFER’S TAVERN FRANCHISEE IN 30-DAYS

Step 1

Submit an Inquiry Form
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Step 3

Submit the Franchise Application
(2 days)

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Review Application with Franchise Development Director
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Step 5

Receive & review Franchise Disclosure Document with Franchise Development Director
(5 days)

Step 6

Schedule Discovery Day with Franchisor
(14 days)

Step 7

Execute letter of intent
(16 days)

Step 8

Become a Franchisee!
(30 days)

Ready to become a successful Taffer’s Tavern franchisee?
Complete our franchise application & access the FDD:

(703) 537-5396 connect@fransmart.com

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