Bar be cue — these are fighting words for -fanatics of that
all-American pig-out food. Barbecue lovers from different regions of the country
are passionate about the meats, sauces, cooking methods and side dishes that
constitute the best ’cue.
At Conway’s BBQ, we serve the best of all types of barbecue from
across the South and Midwest, where barbecue is king. We smoke all of our meats
fresh daily and serve them with a variety of from-scratch regional sauces and
down-home dishes. Have a hankering for Texas-style ’cue, slow-cooked beef
brisket with an aromatic smoke-n-fire dipping sauce? How about Memphis-style,
tender pork shoulder topped with creamy slaw, all piled high on a bun? Or St.
Louis-style pork ribs or chicken slathered in a thick, sweet tomato-based sauce,
a favorite in Kansas City? Or cooked-till-it-falls-off-the-bone pork shoulder
(Carolina-style), or ribs, smoldering and smoky with a vinegary or mustard-based
sauce? Whatever sets your lips to smackin’; we have the best of all at
Why should we choose Conway’s BBQ over other opportunities?
Conway’s BBQ was opened in Orlando, Florida in 1997. After many years of
successful operation and continued growth in the most competitive restaurant
market in the world, we developed a systematic business model by thinking
outside our four walls!. Our belief is that too many restaurant operators fall
victim to concepts that rely solely on revenues generated inside their
Our franchise model represents several different profit centers in one
location. When you visit one of our establishments you immediately become aware
that there is something different going on. Our award winning BBQ is a given but
how we get our wonderful products to the consumer in addition to inside our
establishment is what separates us from the others.
- Carry-out catering
- BBQ IN A Box
- Fast Casual
- Smokehouse Grill & Pub
- Event Catering
What is the franchise fee?
What are the royalty fees?
5% of weekly gross sales
1% Advertising production fund
What kind of Franchise is available?
Typically, development agreements for 3 - 5 store exclusive territories are
standard. Such contracts are individually negotiated for your territorial needs.
Individual Franchises for single locations will be considered in selected areas.
What determines the number of stores in a development agreement and how
much time is allowed to fulfill the schedule?
Conway's BBQ stated philosophy is to provide ample territory to develop the
number of stores an individual desires in a very generous time frame. The number
of stores in a development agreement is determined by the market size desired.
Typical time frames would include 8 months for the first store and up to 12
months for successive stores.
Does Conway's BBQ help with site selection?
Yes. We are very much involved in site analysis with you. Whether a new facility
or an existing restaurant, we work hand in hand with you to pick the best
Does Conway's BBQ Offer Training and Support?
Franchisees and their designated managers must attend and successfully complete
the training program at our training restaurants in Florida or Pennsylvania. The
cost of this initial training is included in your Franchise Fee. Franchisees pay
their own costs of transportation, lodging and meals. At the successful
completion of our training program you will receive a confidential Conway's BBQ
Operations Manual covering the many important facets of your restaurant
operation. As the manuals are updated, revisions will be made available to you.
You will receive periodic visits by our field representatives who will consult
with you and offer useful advice and counsel on system elements such as quality
control, service, identity, customer convenience, advertising, marketing,
merchandise control, training, communication and incentives. Conway's BBQ
continuously communicates with all Franchisees to assure that your problems are
Does Conway's BBQ offer a finance program?
No, but we have a list of potential lenders familiar with Conway's BBQ. It is
then up to the applicant to qualify for the necessary financing for your land,
building, and/or equipment package. Equipment financing is generally for a
period of five to seven years at prevailing interest rates. We will also be
available to assist you in lease negotiations with your landlord if you so
Do I receive guidance on the purchase of foods and supplies?
Yes. High quality products are essential to our concept. Our Purchasing
Department has established and will provide a full purchasing program and will
supply you with a list of all our National Accounts that will enable you to
order high quality products in sufficient volume at the lowest competitive
I'm ready to go! What do I do?
First of all, fill out the Application for a Franchise and submit it to Conway's
BBQ. Upon receipt of your application, you will be contacted to set up a
personal meeting with an appropriate corporate officer. After we have had an
opportunity to meet each other and the necessary disclosure requirements have
been met, the Franchise Agreement may be executed.
Thanks again for your interest in Conway’s BBQ.