Parent company Kahala Brands makes years of global franchising expertise and knowledge accessible to owners
It’s a given that joining a franchise network offers perks like proven operational and training methods. Great Steak™cheesesteak franchise takes this idea one step further by offering entrepreneurs the full support of a global team of franchising experts through parent company Kahala Brands™.
At Great Steak our team of franchise experts strive to make launching a new location as easy as possible for franchisees in addition to support from Kahala for everything from site selection to grand openings, Great Steak owners spend 40 hours training in one of the franchise network’s restaurants, mastering the art of the cheesesteak and running their Great Steak location.
“If a franchisee brings the passion and enthusiasm for great-tasting cheesesteaks, we can teach them the cheesesteak business through our training process and our in-store operations,” says John Wuycheck, Senior Vice President of Kahala Brands. “Great Steak is a simple operation and our attention to detail makes every customer’s visit a great tasting cheesesteak experience. We can help first-time restaurant owners own and operate a Great Steak.”
Great Steak offers a variety of models to suit many markets
Great Steak franchise owners also receive plenty of ongoing training and support once they are open. Continual reviews help owners work toward financial and performance goals, and they also are trained to effectively market their business in the crowded sandwich sector as a standout option for consumers seeking an American classic, made to order and using only fresh, high-quality ingredients.
“Our brand’s customers are very passionate: the cheesesteak is not just a sandwich, it’s a category all its own,” says Kari Combs, Vice President of Operations. “The Great Steak cheesesteak has won a rapidly growing base of customers who are loyal, excited and find enormous enjoyment in our commitment to the cheesesteak.”
In addition to a loyal fan base, Great Steak’s network of franchisees are passionate about the art of the cheesesteak and making a living bringing that passion to their community.
“Great Steak has provided me with a wonderful life for my family,” says Raymond Lee, owner of the Great Steak in Arrowhead Towne Center located in Glendale, Arizona.
“As a business, it’s incredibly easy to run and manage. I’m very proud of the quality of our food, and after several years in business, I still cannot wait to come into work and serve our cheesesteaks, which I think are the best for miles around.”
Great Steak is a low-cost investment opportunity with a proven business model in the $22 billion sandwich industry. Since the brand’s founding in 1982, the Great Steak cheesesteak franchise family has grown to more than 40 locations nationwide as it partners with entrepreneurs who are passionate about bringing the classic American cheesesteak experience to their communities. Franchisees can utilize the support not only of Great Steak’s experienced management team, but also that of Kahala Brands™, one of the most-trusted names in franchising with more than 3,000 premier locations nationwide. Whether you are looking to bring authentic cheesesteak sandwiches to a shopping mall near you or wanting to open a friendly neighborhood eatery, Great Steak offers the right opportunity. There has never been a better time to open a Great Steak.