Do I need to have found a premises/location in order to get a franchise?

Yes, the premises must be located by the potential franchisee.

I will become the Franchisee but could I nominate someone else to run the business?

Jimmy’s requires their franchisees to devote their full-time and best efforts to the day to day running of the business. You would recruit, train and develop your own management team.

I have other business interests and would like to continue running them while I am at Jimmy’s franchisee.

Jimmy’s requires their franchisees to devote their full-time, best efforts to the running of their restaurant.

Can I do the Training in a shorter period? Part-time?

The volume and methods of training at Jimmy’s makes it unlikely that you could finish the course in less than the prescribed period – it may take longer. The Training will be full time in the Restaurant.

I would like to open a Jimmy’s in a territory neighboring South Africa.

Jimmy’s is open to the idea of opening franchises in neighboring states.

I would like to communicate with the Franchise Manager, before I submit an application form.

Please send an e-mail with all your questions to and your questions will be answered within 48 hours.

Once I have submitted my application, how long will it be before I receive a response?

You will receive a response with 14 working days.

What profit does Jimmy’s guarantee?

Jimmy’s does not guarantee any profits.

What is the duration of my Franchise agreement with Jimmy’s?

5 Years.

How much money do I need to apply for a Franchise with Jimmy’s?

Jimmy’s requires an applicant to have a minimum of 50% of the purchase price of a Restaurant in unencumbered cash. Having the financial resource is no guarantee that an application will be successful.