FRANCHISING 

Franchising
Opportunities

Lok Lok Dumpling Bar is more than just a business; it is a passion for food excellence which, for many Lok Lok Dumpling Bar franchises and employees, has not dimmed even after 4 years. We hope that as you learn more about us you will gain a sense of our commitment, and find a similar commitment in yourself.

We are delighted to share with you our love of the Lok Lok Dumpling Bar brand, and hope that this introduction will be fondly remembered as the inspiration of a rewarding lifelong partnership.

In addition, Lok Lok Dumpling Bar has a prestigious and rewarding management franchise business, which ensures you, as Lok Lok Dumpling Bar franchisee, will have all the support you need, when you need it.

 

Why should you choose Lok Lok Dumpling Bar?

ADVERTISING, BRANDING & MARKET DEVELOPMENT

Our successful advertising campaigns online via Facebook, our website and in-store generates massive brand awareness. We continually develop effective localised marketing promotions that create loyal customers and keep them coming back for more Lok Lok Dumpling Bar!

The Lok Lok Dumpling Bar brand has earned a strong reputation for excellence in Asian food dining and services. All Lok Lok franchisees trade under a well-loved and widely respected name and benefits from promotional activity at each state and local community, as well as a strong brand identity.

STRONG RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT TEAM

Our entire menu is formulated by highly qualified chefs with the best experience in the industry. The Classic and Seasonal Choices Range menus are constantly modified to suit local markets. 

COMPREHENSIVE TRAINING PROGRAM & TECHNICAL SUPPORT

Your success is in our best interests. Therefore, ongoing support is provided before and after you open your store. As soon as you join the Lok Lok Dumpling Bar team, you’ll have access to help to get you started. Once open, systems are in place to help you operate in your location effectively.

Lok Lok franchisees will be provided with a comprehensive training procedure in store with experienced staffs in a 30 day Initial Training Program covering all aspects of the establishment and operation of a Lok Lok Dumpling Bar Franchise business. Key elements include a thorough induction into the marketplace, our business operations, technologies, management techniques, HR policies, and proven marketing and sales strategies.

A detailed step-by-step Operations Manual, on loan to Lok Lok franchisees for the duration of their trading licence, outlines our every business practice and ensures that ‘know-how’ can be successfully established. Lok Lok Dumpling Bar will fully support the opening of every new Lok Lok operation, and will provide further on-site training and operational backing to the franchisee. This will include up to a further 30 day supplementary training at the site location immediately after the launch. There will be ongoing regular visits to each franchised business, along with reports, sales, marketing and technical advice available by phone every working day.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Why should I join the Lok Lok Dumpling Bar team?

Joining the Lok Lok Dumpling Bar team gives you the great opportunity to own your business, but not just any business – a proven business with a low investment, simple operations, flexible floor plans, national and local support, national and regional advertising, a two week training program, ongoing learning for our owners and their staff, store development assistance, design support, lease negotiations, construction guidance and much, much more.

 What is the start-up cost for a new Lok Lok Dumpling Bar restaurant?

While the initial franchise fee is $50 000, each location is different and the total investment varies depending on restaurant size, build-out costs, location, etc.

What is the availability of sites and territory in my area of interest?

Since we cannot predict which locations will be available when the recruitment process is completed, flexibility regarding location may be required.

What does it cost to buy an existing Lok Lok Dumpling Bar restaurant from a franchisee?

Agreements to buy an existing Lok Lok Dumpling Bars location are made directly between buyer and seller and are subject to prior written consent from Lok Lok Dumpling Bar. Costs associated with the transfer vary with each specific situation.

What is the profitability of the business?

Our employees, salespeople, or Development Agents are not permitted to furnish any oral or written information concerning actual or potential sales. Actual results vary from restaurant to restaurant and we cannot estimate the results of any particular franchise. We encourage you to call Lok Lok Dumpling Bar restaurant's large number of multi-unit owners to learn first-hand why they decided to acquire additional franchises. There are many variables that make it impossible to predict future results with any certainty, including such factors as: sales, location, occupancy and operating costs, the financing terms, your ability to manage and control the business and other factors. For these reasons, we do not predict sales, costs, or profits for any store or network of stores, nor can we predict whether or to what extent you may succeed at a particular location. We encourage you to fully review the Lok Lok Dumpling Bar Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), discuss our business with existing franchisees as well as with a competent attorney and accountant.

 May I qualify financially with other partners?

A single candidate must personally meet the financial qualifications. However, if a partnership or corporation is formed, Lok Lok Dumpling Bar considers the overall financial strength of the business partnership or corporation.

 What happens after I submit my online application?

We will email you a confirmation receipt when we receive your online application. It will detail the next steps in the application review process.

How long is the entire process of becoming a Lok Lok Dumpling Bar franchisee?

Becoming a franchisee is a multi-step process that includes Candidate Pre-Qualification, Due Diligence, Business Plan Review and Approval, Contract Signing, Franchise Training, Site Selection, Construction and Grand Opening. On average, the candidate approval process takes approximately 60-90 days, and the typical length of time between the signing of the Store Development Agreement and opening a Restaurant for business is 4-6 months.

 Is it still possible to be approved as a new franchisee if I do not have direct quick-service restaurant experience?

Franchises selection is based on many factors. Direct quick-service restaurant experience is ideal but not essential. 

 Why do I have to order my supplies from your vendor?

We require all franchisees to order food from an approved food distributor. This ensures that all Lok Lok Dumpling Bar restaurants have the best quality food while allowing maximum savings. 

 

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