Some frequently asked questions:
Can I visit the operation and spend a day hands on?
Absolutely we have discovery days during January 14th-29th
How long from signing up to opening my own PigOut business?
6 – 8 weeks
Do I receive free training?
Yes, training in all aspects of the business is included in your fee
Can I run this along side an existing business?
Yes, you can brand as PigOut by “your other named business”
What support do I receive after opening?
7 day support from corporate Chef, Marketing and Operations
Can I send other new employees for training?
Absolutely; there is no charge for this service
Can I introduce my own menu items?
Yes, we actively encourage this
Can I set my own prices and can they change seasonally?
Absolutely, it is your business
How do I know how much I should charge for menu items?
We train you in menu sourcing and costing
How do I get business?
We develop a web site for you and generate inquiries for you. We show you how to find and keep customers
Do I pay a royalty on my sales?
There are NO royalty payments
How do I know that the monthly marketing fee will not go up?
You 3 year contract guarantees fixed monthly fees
What happens after 3 years?
You can simply continue to pay the monthly fee or sell your business
Do I have to pay a new License after the first 3 years?
No, you only pay the $10,000 fee when you first purchase the Brand
Can I cater more than one event on any given day?
Absolutely, most of our Licensees operate several events simultaneously
Can I call existing PigOut Licensees to get their opinion?
Absolutely, you can call them and ask questions
Can I arrange finance through you?
We work several pre approved lease companies
Can I borrow from a bank?
Depending upon your credit rating
Can you help me to prepare a business plan for my own bank?
Certainly, we can assist you with this
How can I find out more?
- Call and arrange a phone meeting: Call Anne on 905 650 0781– Arrange a visit to our St Catharines location– Speak with existing PigOut Licensees– If you haven’t already check out our www.pigout.catering web site