5 Things Everybody Ought to Know About Huddle House

Huddle House WafflesIt’s 3 a.m. Where can you get a big plate of eggs, a cup of coffee and a great idea to secure your financial future? Huddle House. Our 24-hour breakfast franchise has more than 400 units across the country and is looking for more people to open Huddle House restaurants in their communities.

We’ve built a strong franchise system that’s scalable and makes a big splash in small communities. Our business model is flexible, so Huddle House works in a variety of markets. If you’re familiar with our brand, you may already know we offer a strong value proposition.

Huddle House was founded 50 years ago, and we’ve made a lot of changes over the years while still maintaining our core values. If you’re looking for a way to build wealth and invest in your community, Huddle House might be the right fit for you. In case you haven’t stopped by in a while, here are five things that might help you make your decision:

  1. America loves breakfast. Did you know that 93% of people still believe it’s the most important meal of the day? Skipping breakfast is actually harmful to your health, according to the Institute of Food Technologists, which found in a study that breakfast-skippers tend to weigh more and have less-healthy eating habits, like consuming more calorie-laden snacks or sugary drinks. At Huddle House, breakfast can mean anything you want it to mean, from eggs and bacon to cheeseburgers and fries. We serve any meal, any time, so breakfast is always on the table.
  2. The economy is improving, and with it, consumer spending. Kiplinger forecasts 2.7% economic growth or better, lower unemployment and as much as a 5.7% increase in retail sales. That’s great news for restaurant owners because people are eating out more than ever. Restaurant sales hit an all-time high in 2013, and industry watchdogs are hoping the trend continues this year.
  3. At Huddle House, customer service always matters. We’re known for Southern hospitality whether you’re dining at our restaurant in Tupelo, MS, or eating at the Huddle House in Fargo, ND. Franchisees often live in the communities where their restaurants are, and it’s important to them that everyone be greeted as soon as they walk in the door. That makes customers feel welcome, and customers who feel welcome are likely to become repeat customers.
  4. The margin is higher on breakfast foods. Breakfast foods cost less than menu items for other meals, and that means profits are higher. Most Huddle House owners can count on breakfast menu items comprising about 60% of sales. Part of the reason is that Huddle House stands out in a restaurant segment that’s underserved. Want a sub sandwich for lunch? A dozen places come to mind. Hungry for a homestyle breakfast? You can probably count the brands on one hand.
  5. We never close. Our business model is a 24-hour restaurant that serves up whatever customers want, whenever they want it, and it just so happens that 24-hour restaurant concepts are trending in 2014. Customers love knowing they can come and enjoy free WiFi, a cup of coffee and maybe some steak and eggs. Huddle House’s always-open policy also appeals to travelers, home-based workers, students and insomniacs.

These are just five things you need to know about our company. There are a lot more, including how you might be the perfect Huddle House owner. No restaurant experience is necessary, and we’d love to talk to you about how we can help you meet your financial goals.

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The core values on which Huddle House was founded in 1964 — serving quality food in a warm, friendly environment that brings the community together — are intact today. Typically open 24 hours, Huddle House serves any meal, anytime. If you think Huddle House might be the right franchise opportunity for you, fill out this form to download our free franchising report or call us at (770) 626-7286.