Demand for catering services drive sales for fast-growing wings franchise
Catering is becoming an increasingly important part of a restaurant’s profitability, making up an average of 18 percent of a restaurant’s top-line sales. This means that brands that offer catering services have a big advantage over the competition. hoots, a fast-casual chicken wings franchise, offers catering to capitalize on the growing demand for the services and provide an additional revenue stream for our franchise owners.
When hoots chicken wings franchise was launched by parent company HOA Brands, the overall goal was to establish a business model that was built on strong unit-level economics and long-term growth. With the most innovative menu in the wings category, hoots franchise owners are now able to fulfill large-scale orders through the implementation of our catering program.
“Our franchise owners get to take advantage of established franchise support infrastructure that is designed to help them succeed,” says Mark Whittle, Chief Development Officer of hoots Franchising, LLC. “We’ve spent the last three years proving our business model before we made the decision to franchise, and we have one of the most comprehensive training and ongoing support platforms in the entire industry. Our only goal as a brand is to help our franchise owners run and own profitable businesses, and we will work day-in and day-out to help their restaurants thrive and prosper.”
hoots menu engineering aligns with catering market trends
The growth of both the QSR and catering industry in the past year has been less about upscale details and more about affordable lifestyle choices. Online sales for restaurants surged by almost 30 percent amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Because of this, online services like catering orders are poised for continued growth in 2021 and beyond, and the brands that can meet the demand are likewise poised for growth.
hoots wings franchise is perfectly positioned to meet the coming year’s expected demand. As the economy begins to reopen, large parties and outdoor events will surge. Entrepreneurs have a chance to capitalize on the booming market with our diverse menu and catering options.
Designed to be the ultimate quick-service comfort food, hoots catering is appropriate for any time of day. There is an untapped market in catering wings and comfort food-style sides, and our franchisees have a huge advantage. With bulk products that are simple to transport, easily served and cost-efficient for any occasion, hoots wings has a natural ability to accommodate large numbers for various events – a tremendous differentiator in the QSR industry.
Our assorted flavors and styles go beyond wings – salads, sandwiches, starters, and sides means that we have something for everybody. The ability for customization in large orders is expanding the avenues of earning potential. Whether it’s outdoor events, weekend tournaments, or tailgating for a football game, hoots wings cater to satisfaction. As a result, our brand is not only growing in terms of sales but also in brand recognition and loyalty.
“Our goal is to have hundreds of locations open in the coming years,” Whittle says. “We’re ready to franchise with people that want to bring our unique concept to their communities and join us as we rapidly expand across the country. The potential for this brand is enormous, and for our franchise owners, the sky’s the limit.”
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