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WHAT ARE THE TERMS OF THE FRANCHISE AGREEMENT?

The franchise fee is a one-time payment of $40,000. The ongoing royalty fee will be 6% of your gross revenue. Apart from the royalty fee, 2% of your gross revenue is also collected for advertising and marketing purposes.

WHAT DOES THE FRANCHISE FEE COVER?

The franchise fee earns you initial and on-site training, the right to use our signage and logos, site and layout assistance and approval, interior design package and an operations manual.

WHAT DOES TRAINING INVOLVE?

Training will take place at our Morgan Hill, CA headquarters and flagship store for about Two weeks. You will work closely with a designated supervisor and headquarters staff. The training fee is included in the franchise fee. You will be responsible for lodging, travel and other personal costs.

DOES BEE & TEA OFFER FINANCING?

We do not offer any financing assistance at the moment.

WHAT ARE THE SITE REQUIREMENTS?

we recommend a space between 1200-1700 sq. ft. We will provide you with a more detailed site criteria checklist before you begin your site selection.

WILL BEE & TEA ASSIST IN SITE SELECTION?

You will be responsible for finding a site for your restaurant based on the site criteria we provide you. After you have a list of acceptable spaces, we will accompany you to perform site review and approval.

WHAT IF I DON’T HAVE RESTAURANT OR BUSINESS EXPERIENCE?

Prior experience is not required, but a highly qualified candidate will have a background of successful restaurant and/or management experience.

WHAT IS THE FRANCHISING PROCESS LIKE AND HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO OPEN A STORE?

Please refer to our franchising process to learn how to become a franchisee. The length of time required to a store depends on many different factors, such as construction and training.

HOW MUCH WILL I MAKE?

In Item 19 of our FDD, you find some financial performance representations and a list of our current franchisees. You are encouraged to use these as resources to do your own research and determine the potential performance of your restaurant.

WHO WILL BUILD MY RESTAURANT?

You will be responsible for the construction of your restaurant. However, we will assist you throughout the construction process with layouts and designs.

WHAT KIND OF SUPPORT DOES BEE & TEA OFFER DURING THE OPENING PROCESS?

You have the option of having one of our supervisors provide you with on-site training for up to five days around the opening date of your restaurant. They can be there to make sure your restaurant is set up and prepared to operate and help you get it running.

HOW DO I ACQUIRE EQUIPMENT AND INVENTORY ITEMS?

We will provide you with a list of equipment, inventory items and specifications. You may choose your own vendors, but their products and service must meet our specifications and earn our approval. You will purchase a few items directly from us; we will provide you with a separate list of these items.

CAN I ADD MY OWN ITEMS TO THE MENU?

You may only offer and sell items that are approved as part of our BEE & TEA system.

IS PRICING FLEXIBLE?

We will work with you to determine the appropriate pricing for your restaurant. Final pricing must be approved by us.

DO YOU HAVE A QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM?

We conduct quality assurance by sending one of our supervisors to your restaurant a few times a year. They may arrive unannounced and spend the day observing your operations. At the end of the observation the supervisor will submit a report to headquarters. We will use this report to provide you with constructive feedback.

HOW DO I GET A COPY OF YOUR FRANCHISE DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT?

You will receive an FDD after your first conversation with us following the submission of a complete application.

CAN I SECURE A TERRITORY TO DEVELOP MULTIPLE BEE & TEA RESTAURANTS?

Depending on your qualifications, we will award franchises for multiple restaurants (under an area development agreement).

CAN I FRANCHISE BEE & TEA OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES?

Yes. Please inquire with one of our representatives to learn about franchising overseas.

ARE MASTER LICENSES AVAILABLE?

Yes. We will provide our master license holders with the training and support necessary to grow the BEE & TEA brand in their country as a franchisor of the brand."