Prior to opening, Red Hot & Blue will provide a full set of operations manuals for all positions. Many Red Hot & Blue training programs are also available on video.
You or the person designated as the General Manager will train with our Red Hot & Blue Corporate Training Director on site at your restaurant. In addition, Red Hot & Blue staffers will train your assistant managers in your restaurant.
One of the principals in the business must attend the Red Hot & Blue Owner’s Training Program for three weeks. Training Equals Success, so even if you have owned or operated restaurants for years, training for Red Hot & Blue systems and recipes is mandatory and takes the full amount of time required.
A complete kitchen manual and recipe guide will be provided by Red Hot & Blue to ensure food quality and consistency.
National food contracts are procured through our national buying co-op for quality control and best value purchasing opportunities.
Menus may be regionalized to meet the taste preferences of your local customer base. Red Hot & Blue’s National Pitmaster, Sonny McKnight, has been with the company since its inception and is available to visit franchises on a regular basis to offer support on your menu. Red Hot & Blue is continually seeking new ideas to enhance its culinary offerings.
Dine-In and Carry-Out Business: Red Hot & Blue’s dine-in and carry-out competition is typically other casual-themed restaurants within a three to five mile radius of your location.
Catering Business: Your catering market may be efficiently
extended up to a one hour driving radius from your store.
Red Hot & Blue will provide you with a local store marketing plan and materials to build and maintain your customer base. Involvement in your community is a key marketing strategy for the Red Hot & Blue Brand.
Red Hot & Blue provides on-going marketing support through seasonal new product introductions; limited time menu offering promotions; email marketing programs; birthday club management; customer service support; direct mail material development; internet and social media marketing resources; graphic design support services and corporate public relations activities.