10 Steps

You're 10 steps away from owning a pockets franchise!

You're 10 steps away from owning a pockets franchise!

  • Franchise candidate receives and reviews the Pockets franchise information and promptly returns the completed confidential application to the corporate office.
  • Franchise development representative reviews application.
  • Appointment is set with qualified candidate to visit with Pockets representative. Candidate receives UFOC.
  • Questionnaire is completed by the franchise candidate. Background check and credit history report obtained by Pockets corporate office.
  • Franchise review committee notifies candidate that he/she is approved or denied.
  • Franchise Agreement is sent to approved candidate to be signed and the franchise fee is paid.
  • Potential sites are submitted by franchisee for approval.
  • Bank accounts opened and business entity is formed.
    • Lease is executed and a completed copy is sent to Pockets corporate
    • office at: 1001 Green Bay Rd., PMB 237, Winnetka, IL 60093
    • Architectural drawings are completed and approved by Pockets
    • Construction bids are completed
    • Construction begins
    • Successfully complete the state sanitation program
    • Necessary suppliers and service accounts are established
    • Initial food, paper, and supply orders are placed.
    • Crew is hired and pre-opening training is completed
    • Certificate of Occupancy and health permit are obtained
  • Franchisee attends two weeks of training in Glencoe, IL.
  • Final inspection (minimum 3 days prior to opening) is completed.