Emerging Member
– Joined 2022

Unit makes irresistible food that people crave.

Established in 2016, Unit started out as a creative independent restaurant catering for families and students in Sheffield. We have since grown from strength to strength, cooking up irresistible meals our customers love.

The Unit brand is a pioneering fast-casual brand transforming the comfort food experience. Over the years, we have refined and streamlined every aspect of our brand, from funky store designs to creative menu items, with a relaxed and accessible approach to service.

Today, Unit continues to be an innovator in the fast-casual scene. To accommodate future development, we have invested in a robust infrastructure capable of building and supporting a multi outlet franchise system.

We believe Unit has a bright future ahead. The sky really is our limit.


Training & Recruitment, A comprehensive and industry-leading training programme. Assistance with employee recruitment.

Franchisees will cover the same basic training for 2 weeks but will furthermore learn about the EPOS system to a deeper level than staff, cash-handling, and banking, set-up/close down, ordering, and shift operation which takes place in the final week of franchisee training. This culminates in them running a shift or two themselves in total control of the shift but with a senior team member not too far away.

Financial Support, Assistance with securing bank funding on excellent terms. A clear and transparent financial model. A fair, principled, and even-handed franchise agreement.

Marketing Support, An exciting and distinctive marketing programme, starting with local then regional and national events as our store base grows.

Operational Support, Experienced and thorough operational support at both the store and HQ levels. Back-of-house admin support, including qualified accountants who look after your VAT, provide monthly P&L statements, and provide payroll service and year-end accounts, allowing you to focus on serving and growing your customer base.

Future Planning, Suitable franchisees will be offered the opportunity to develop their own store base over an agreed period; not too fast, not too slow. We will discuss your exit strategy before you even start. We know everyone wants their own outcomes, and we want to help you work towards them.

What will I do as a Franchisee

Daily life of a franchisee will include but not be limited to ordering stock, managing, engaging and motivating your team. Talking to customers and building the brand locally. Quality controlling the food coming out and making sure your team are keeping the standards high and following the guides. Helping people grow into roles and training staff will be a big part of the role once they are up to speed its is extremely rewarding watching them do amazing work.

Key Information

Start-Up Cost:


Franchise Type:

Premises based

Sector Type:

Food & Drink

Investment Type:

Start-up Franchise




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