Dina Mitchell spent almost 14 years growing Tropical Smoothie Cafes throughout Las Vegas and Southern California after which bought all of it in 2014. Now she’s able to attempt her hand at one thing she will name her personal — the quick-service restaurant PowerSoul Cafe. She plans to open the primary in early 2022 with 100% gluten-free fast-food that serves vegan and keto choices with no GMOs and actual fruit blended smoothies.
Mitchell determined to launch the 500- to 1,500-square-foot restaurant first in Nevada with a 24-hour drive-thru, a wise meals locker, or a walk-up window, giving prospects a alternative in tips on how to choose up their meals.
She says she hasn’t finalized a lease on the primary location, and has 4 already within the works with plans to open seven within the first 12 months. Over the following decade, Mitchell hopes to launch as much as 159 areas nationwide.
Mitchell already created what she calls a pay-it-forward program known as Smoothie Sopreso that may give patrons the selection to spherical up their fee to the closest greenback or purchase and donate a smoothie, which works on to nonprofits. PowerSoul Cafe may even compensate staff for the time they spend volunteering for native charities.
“After 15 years within the franchise enterprise with Tropical Smoothie Cafe, I noticed the franchise mannequin wanted work,” Mitchell says. She’s taking a unique method to franchising, creating associate shops the place the investor splits the price of construct out, tools, and working capital; operates the shop for a administration payment; and splits the dividends. An investor should buy one share for lower than $5,000.
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