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How to Franchise
with the Frog Squad

Once you let us know you’re interested, the franchise ownership process begins. Here’s what that looks like.

step 1

FIRST DATE

This is the initial call between Jeremiah’s and you, the candidate. Why do we call it a first date? We will get to know you, you will get to know us, and if there is a potential fit, we can take things to the next level.
TIMING: 15 min.
ITEMS TO COMPLETE: none

step 2

FRANCHISE APPLICATION

We will ask you to share detailed information about your background and experience to help us better understand your qualifications.
TIMING: 45 – 60 min.
ITEMS TO COMPLETE: Franchise Application

step 3

POST-APPLICATION PHONE INTERVIEW

We will schedule a formal call to discuss your deepest, darkest secrets (just kidding). This call will allow us to spend some time reviewing your Franchise Application together and discussing your background, strengths, opportunities, and your potential fit as the newest member of the Jeremiah’s Frog Squad.
TIMING: 60 min.
ITEMS TO COMPLETE: none

step 4

DISCOVERY/DUE DILIGENCE PROCESS

The following items will not necessarily be completed in this order, and are all equally as important.

RECEIVE AND REVIEW FDD After reviewing your application, you will be sent our Franchise Dlsclosure Document. We will allow you some time to review and then will schedule a more formal time to discuss the document together, provide you the Cliffs Notes, and answer any questions you may have.
TIMING: 45 min.

ITEMS TO COMPLETE: Sign FDD Receipt

PROFORMA PLAN Using the information provided to you in the FDD and the information you may have obtained through your own discovery process of our brand, you will prepare a proforma plan using our provided template. Your proforma will help you to make a more informed decision on Jeremiah’s as a potential fit from a financial perspective.
TIMING: 30 min.
ITEMS TO COMPLETE: Sample ProForma

PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAIN An opportunity to experience Jeremiah’s from the other side of the counter. This store visit may coincide with Discovery Day.
TIMING: 2 – 4 hrs.
ITEMS TO COMPLETE: none

step 5

DISCOVERY DAY

A trip to Jeremiah’s HQ where we will share our deepest. darkest secrets with you (and no, we’re not kidding this time). You’ll have the opportunity to meet our team, ask ques­tions, and experience the brand up close and personal.
TIMING: 6 hrs. and Dinner the night prior

step 6

POST DISCOVERY DAY APPROVAL

After your visit to HQ, and if the Jeremiah’s team feels there is a mutual fit. you will be given a rose during our final rose ceremony (okay … we’re kidding again). All jokes aside, if you are approved by the team following Discovery Day, we will schedule a call to confirm next steps, discuss territory, and confirm operational plans.
TIMING: 15 min.
ITEMS TO COMPLETE: Agreement Request Form

step 7

SIGN FRANCHISE AGREEMENT

Congratulations! Upon execution of your franchise agreement you will be official onboarded a member of the Jeremiah’s Frog Squad!

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