Growing carefully, but very quickly, Pokéworks is now in over 12 major markets, with 20+ locations slated to open by the end of 2017 and has 40+ locations in development. Pokéworks extraordinary growth is fueled by the exceptional quality and affordability of our menu, the efficiency of our business model and healthy lifestyles taking hold across the country.
Professional franchise operators in multiple key markets are pursuing multi-unit commitments based on the consistent quality of our menu, efficiency of our operations, the effectiveness of our marketing initiatives, and the systems and training in place that have produced strong unit volumes.
Pokéworks is known for its commitment to serve delicious Hawaiian-inspired poké made using only the highest-quality fish from local waters and beyond. At our core, Pokéworks is dedicated to consistently creating a memorable and healthy fresh-fish-fast guest experience.
Pokéworks company culture embraces the highest standards for excellence, creativity, and collaboration. Most importantly, having fun doing so, sets us apart in the rapidly expanding poké franchise space.
Each location is built from environmentally responsible materials and designed with an organic feel, embodying a casual and relaxed dining environment. Combining unique design elements with an authentic menu and customization that tailors to the individual tastes of each guest, provides a memorable and unparalleled experience.
Pokéworks combines an exceptional business opportunity with true brand differentiation. We are committed to a growth strategy that is resolute to the long-term success of our franchisees. We are inspired daily by the belief that the key to happy living is happy eating at an affordable price.
Dedicated to the highest standard of intelligent investment, we have created an uncluttered, cohesive, and simple restaurant design in both traditional and non-traditional placement options. With a total initial investment as low as $250,000, Pokéworks locations have been described as amazingly efficient, high-volume, and inspired in the fast-casual restaurant segment.*
*See Uniform Franchise Disclosure Document (UFDD) for details
CULTURE & SUPPORT
In all our interactions, whether it's with our guest, customers, business associates, or colleagues, we at Pokéworks strive to deal with others as we would have them deal with us. Promoting a culture valuing the highest standards for excellence, creativity, and a healthy, sustainable menu.
Pokéworks is committed to a methodical growth strategy and is dedicated to the long-term success of its franchisees. Our restaurant development systems include elements designed to consistently create a memorable guest experience, while delivering franchise operators highly efficient and effective business systems.
Restaurant development support elements include:
- Site selection and lease negotiation
- Distinctive award-winning design assistance
- Comprehensive 3-week initial training program
- Comprehensive Grand Opening marketing plan
Business development support includes:
- High profile celebrity chef spokesperson
- Strong social media and public relations campaigns
- Innovative and effective marketing initiatives
- Community fundraisers and campaigning efforts
- Operative POS, scheduling, and inventory software
- Exceptional fresh, sustainable seafood supplier
Pokéworks is deeply appreciative for the attention we have received from the institutional investment community. We are committed to building Pokéworks by partnering with professional franchisees who are philosophically aligned with our culture and passion for the brand.
We look to franchisee candidates that have a knowledge of their communities and consumer preferences. Multi-unit development is required in most markets. Ideal candidates will have 3+ years of fast-casual, restaurant, and/or other food and beverage experience. Financing is available through DCV Franchise Group for qualified candidates that have $100,000 in available capital for each $250,000+ restaurant they wish to develop.
If this describes you, we welcome you to join the Pokéworks franchise system and become a part of one of the nation's most rapidly growing healthy, fast-casual poké franchise brands.
Senior Recruiter, Pokéworks