PokemotoLaunches $15,000 rebate for veteranswant to openaPokemotoFranchise
LEAGUE CITY, TEX., May 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pokemoto’s growing Hawaiian Poke Bowl restaurant concept, Muscle Maker, Inc. (Nasdaq: GRIL), today announced the launch of a discount program to help interested veterans change their career path and open their own Pokemoto Hawaiian franchise. The program offers a $15,000 reduction on the initial franchise fee of $25,000, bringing the total cost per agreement to $10,000 and is in place as a thank you to the men and women who have served in the US Army. The program includes serving and retired members from all branches of the U.S. military.
There are approximately 19 million veterans in the United States, and veterans make up 14% of franchisees nationwide. The discipline and leadership qualities instilled by the military make veterans excellent candidates for the franchise system. Pokemoto offers ease of operation and low start-up costs, making it more appealing to those looking to enter the world of restaurant franchising.
Muscle Maker, Inc. currently has locations on military bases across the country including Fort Sill, Fort Benning, Fort Bliss, while recently converting a Muscle Maker Grill location to a Pokemoto in Fort Meade. The CEO of Muscle Maker, Inc said “the company was pleased with the results of converting the Muscle Maker Grill location in Fort Meade to Pokemoto.”
Pokemoto recently announced a partnership with FranFund, a one-stop financing solution that was the first to offer multiple financing options under one roof in the franchise space for those interested in a financial loan service. FranFund works directly with VetFran, a strategic initiative of the international franchise association, and offers a discounted pricing structure for veterans.
“We’ve always been huge supporters of the men and women who serve our great nation,” said Michael Roper, CEO of Muscle Maker Inc. “We believe in the military not just in business opportunities to serve meals healthier to the military. but also the values instilled in the people who serve which is why we wanted to open a discount program to incorporate them into our Pokemoto Ohana! We have the resources available to help those interested in making the leap to the military. The discount and support provided by our Franchising, Real Estate, Operations, and Marketing departments is the perfect mix to help a veteran get started on opening their own Pokemoto.
About MuscleMaker, Inc.
Muscle Maker, Inc. is the parent company of “healthier for you” brands that bring high-quality healthy food options to consumers in traditional and non-traditional settings such as military bases, universities, ghost kitchens, delivery and ready-to-use products. meal preparation options. Brands include Muscle Maker Grill restaurants, Pokemoto Hawaiian Poke and SuperFit Foods meal prep. Our menus highlight healthier versions of traditional and non-traditional dishes and feature grass-fed steak, lean turkey, chicken breast, Ahi tuna, salmon, shrimp, tofu and herbal options. For more information about Muscle Maker, Inc., visit www.musclemakergrill.com, for more information about Pokemoto, visit www.pokemoto.com or for more information about SuperFit Foods, visit www.superfitfoods.com.
Pokemoto (www.pokemoto.com), a Hawaiian Poke Bowl concept known for its modern culinary twist on a traditional Hawaiian classic, has locations open in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Florida, Maryland and Virginia with future locations coming to Rhode Island, New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Florida, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Mississippi. Pokemoto delivers contemporary flavors with fresh, delicious ingredients that appeal to foodies, health enthusiasts, and sushi lovers everywhere. Guests can choose from a list of signature bowls or be daring and create their own unique combination of a base, various proteins and toppings and nine different sauces. Vegetarian options are available and the bowl combinations are virtually limitless. Colorful dishes and chic, modern dining rooms provide an uplifting dining experience for guests of all ages. Customers can dine in-store or order online through third-party delivery apps for contactless delivery.
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