There are two dimensions that make a restaurant a truly remarkable dining experience. One is the atmosphere. Now in the world of BBQ, at least, it can be tricky to please everyone's tastes. Most BBQ restaurants find it difficult to appeal to your "hardcore, hole-in-the-wall, hometown, loyal juke jointers", and your "mother of three needs to feed her kids something besides pizza if only there were a place to get BBQ ribs and my feet didn't stick to the floor" type customers at the same time. Yet Bad Bob's BBQ restaurants are renowned for just that, and people all over the country are beginning to see what it means to visit a Bad Bob's. If the smell of championship quality smoked ribs and chicken doesn't hit you from the street, then the twang of Memphis blues and the bold red and black decor will certainly grab you right as you open that door. The Bad Bob's mascot, with his snarling grin, just about sum it all up.
In 1994 BadBob’s started cooking as a hobby in local BBQ contest. In 1997 BadBob’s BBQ started cooking in Memphis in May sanctioned BBQ contest all over the country, finishing 4th in the world from 1997 thru 2000, 3 out of the 4 years. This among many other state championships and bbq contest awards. During this period of time BadBob’s developed the award winning sauces and rubs that are used and sold on the retail market today. Products like HawgRub, Cockadoodle Rub, Special Sauce and more are just a few products we produce for our restaurants both in bulk and for retail sales. BadBob’s currently has multiple locations in the TN and KY areas with new locations coming aboard. BadBob’s started franchising in June 2002 and has become an overnight success. BadBob’s utilizes special computerized cooking techniques to help reduce labor cost. BadBob’s also uses specialized point of sale software and hardware to help control your store.
BadBob’s has a complete training staff. Our staff provides both pre opening assistance and onsite training. Franchisees are required to attend training classes for 5 days at one of the BadBob’s stores. On opening our staff will stay with you for 5 days to get you off the ground. We currently have a full line of DVD & CD training available, as well as training manuals. Additional training available.
Customized Point of Sale Software
Your store is constantly monitored online by BadBob’s in-house designed and developed database for NextPos point of sale software. Our software is specialized for the bbq business and is touch screen based for ease of use. Reporting can be forwarded from our central office to a location you specify for back office functionality. You can monitor your store from anywhere high-speed Internet access is available. Here are the capabilities of our software system.
That’s right, we take the labor out of barbeque. Our specialized bbq cookers are programmable giving the same great results time after time, also reducing the cost by not having to have a pit crew to work them. Simply prepare the meat and load per our instructions then hit the button. The next morning the bbq is waiting to be sold.
- Food Cost and Menu Development for your geographical area.
Franchise Location: We assist in site selection.
Food, Beverage and Paper Products: We assist in providing you with approved vendors for our products as well as meeting with the vendors in your area.
Full Line Point of Sale support for cash register and back office reporting.
Equipment Purchasing: We provide assistance in finding both new and used equipment.
Website Development: We have a complete in-house staff to help design and host your personal store’s website.
DVD training cd’s on cooking procedures available for in house training.
Full graphics/advertising department to help outline ads, radio ads and TV commercials.
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Inventory & Supply Chain
When you own a BadBob's Franchise, you'll receive white-glove setup for ordering inventory and food products with a focus on efficency and food cost reduction. As a franchisee, you'll have full access to BadBob's award-winning line of rubs, sauces, and spices as well as supplier setups for meats, vegetables, and everything else you need.
BadBob's team will help you setup an efficient inventory management system using a customized touch POS system to forecast food usage, inventory need, and food cost analysis.