Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to have experience in the food service industry to be considered as a potential franchisee in the Mr. Hero system?

Although helpful it is not a requirement. The want, desire, willingness to learn, aspiration to succeed, and entrepreneurial spirit along with a positive attitude are just some of the qualities we look for in a potential franchisee.

How many years do I get in the franchise agreement?

The franchise agreement is for 10 years.

How much square footage will I need for my Mr. Hero restaurant?

1,500 to 1,800 square feet is the average for a typical restaurant. 200 square feet is the minimum for a co-branded unit depending upon shared cooler, freezer and storage space.

Will Restaurant Developers Corp. help with site selection?

Yes! We will review a potential site with you. But in newer developing markets it is preferred that the franchisee has a knowledgeable understanding of his territory with locations or areas in mind. If needed, we can direct you to other resources for additional options; including, having consultations with a commercial broker of your choice.

How long does the process take to open a Mr. Hero restaurant?

Once the franchise agreement is signed, a site has been selected, and you have signed the lease (if applicable), the average time frame is between 3 to 6 months, however this may vary depending upon several factors.