Why Are We the Best?
At Meatballs Etc.®, we understand that our customers are the driving force behind the success of our franchise system. As such, our purpose is to maintain satisfied customers through offering an enjoyable, truly authentic Italian experience like no other fast casual restaurant can! We make our menu items following family recipes passed down from generations and use only the best and freshest ingredients in order to create exceptional taste and quality. Every member of our team is trained to not only provide an incomparable level of service, but also to create a warm inviting atmosphere for every guest. The ambiance of Meatballs is casual yet contemporary with an open kitchen design, impeccable cleanliness and outstanding customer service. Meatballs, Etc. offers an experience that allows the guest to be their own chef to create dishes inspired by their favorite Italian flavors.
The purpose of our company and all Meatballs Etc.® franchisees is summarized in our mission statement:
“An Italian Experience in a fast casual setting where you, our guests, get to Create Your Favorite Italian pastas, subs, salads, and wraps from the Freshest Ingredients. Be Your Own Chef or let us inspire you from our Family Recipes and homemade Italian Classics. “The Meatball is a little Sphere of Love” that has the power to bring families together with the warmth that only true Italian Food can have!”
At Meatballs Etc.®, we firmly believe that our franchise system’s success is dependent upon the continued success of ALL of our franchisees. To best achieve system-wide success, we must all stay focused on this mission and allow it to guide our actions, as it sets the standard for what we are trying to accomplish and is the foundation on which our long term strategies are built. Straying from the mission will weaken our brand, making it more difficult, both individually and collectively, to reach our goals. It is imperative that you remind yourself of the mission on a regular basis and instill its importance in all of your employees.
Remember, YOUR success is OUR success and the operational support team is here to assist our franchisees every step of the way!
Meatballs Etc. takes advantage of multiple revenue streams. Each location roots itself into the community allowing it to maximize the following categories:
With a fast casual dining atmosphere, bringing together families, businesses, teams, religious communities, and schools. This is the heart of our Meatballs Etc. Culture.
For the ones who are on the go, on the way home from work, to and from after school events, late night nosh, or simply needing a quick meal, we offer our entire menu to go.
We make it easy to have Meatballs Etc. cater events. Whether it is a business luncheon, after school event, family gathering, etc., we can accommodate groups of all sizes! (Skies the Limit)
On The Go? Always Ordering The Same Thing? Looking for a convenient option to feed the family? No matter what kind of guest, we make it easy to get orders placed. Why tie up the phones and your staff with tedious phone in orders? Let your staff concentrate on restaurant needs while your guests on the go can easily order online.
Beer and Wine
We offer a selection of Beer and Wine to compliment your guests dine in experience and offer an additional revenue opportunity.
Fundraising / Sponsorships
Meatballs, Etc. hosts events in house for your community. In addition to supporting your local groups/teams, you expose your brand to new guests that will return with their families to make Meatballs Etc. their New Home!
Eating Al Fresco
Al fresco dining is especially popular in the summer months when temperatures and weather are most favorable. In order to promote and accommodate the pedestrian activity and vibrancy associated with al fresco dining, some communities have passed ordinances permitting it, including the service of food and beverages to customers at pavement tables until late at night.
The Meatballs, Etc. Franchise Training Program is extensive. You will learn everything that you need to learn about operating and managing a Meatballs, Etc. franchise location. Training includes nearly 4 weeks of hands on experience in Annapolis at our Corporate Offices and at multiple locations within the Annapolis area.
Here is a sampling of what you will learn:
In addition to the initial training program in Annapolis we will spend time with you prior to opening and during the first week of operations. We also are available to offer additional on-site assistance or training you based on your needs. We may offer refresher training programs or an annual meeting of our franchisees. We got your back the whole way and want you to feel confident in all things Meatballs!