Established Mandated Service Business

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Investment: $295,000


This large national franchise occupies a valuable niche in the commercial food service industry. They are looking for franchisees to complete their support network for many National Accounts.As the leader in hood maintenance and cleaning, this franchise offers an unparalleled opportunity to own a business in an industry on the rise. Kitchen exhaust cleaning services include restaurants, fast food outlets, schools, hospitals, universities, caterers, hotels, food courts, churches, day care centers, senior care centers and more.

This is a repeat business, that is mandated by law, requires few employees and has low overhead in a fragmented industry. You get started immediately with National Accounts developed for you by the franchise and Local Accounts developed by the franchisee selling the business. These commercial customers are not only limited to fast-food or quick-service restaurants. They include any establishment that serves food is in need of service:

  • Airports
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Casinos
  • Caterers
  • Churches
  • Conference Centers
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Country Clubs
  • Daycare Centers
  • Food Courts
  • Food Processing Plants
  • Hospitals
  • Office Building Cafeterias
  • Public Schools
  • Retirement Communities
  • Universities
  • Zoo / Amusement Parks

Two business models available: Operator Model for the hands-on owner interested in daily interactions with customers and employees, or the Investor Model for the busy owner interested in a manager-run business and the freedom to keep a day job. Owners operate their franchise within a protected service area (PSA), giving them freedom and assurance, as well as a tremendous opportunity for success. Territories are available in most major metropolitan markets and mid-sized cities. Each territory encompasses 1,600, or a maximum of 2,000 retail food service businesses. You must be able to manage 3 blue collar employees. You should have good marketing and networking skills.

They offer two options: Operator, Focused on building relationships & accounts, and overseeing technicians. Investor, For those who plan to keep their day job, they will need to hire a key operator to oversee the daily operations of the business. Successful franchisees are folks who are comfortable getting out of the office and in front of decision makers.  They tend to be comfortable with sales & comfortable talking with people. They are folks who like to meet new people, and have the ability to build trust to gain new customers. 

This franchise is clearly the 800 pound Gorilla in this market. A reputation for trustworthiness, thoroughness, reliability and compliance, as well as the benefit of National Accounts give this franchise a competitive advantage as the Nations Largest Hood Cleaning business. The advertised price includes your franchise fee, equipment package and working capital. 

No students or brokers please.  Interested buyers must have a minimum net worth of at least $100K and be a US Citizen.


Work from home, mobile business.


There is no National competition for this highly desired service. The franchise was created because there was a growing need and current independent providers were unprofessional, untrustworthy and gouged their clients.


Lots of opportunity to grow in existing territory by adding staff and focus on marketing. Extra territory can be added at a significant discount. Because the franchise trains and supports owners for an executive business model, management of multiple territories is not difficult.


We can introduce you to franchise friendly lenders. We refer you to unlock your IRA or 401K plan without penalties . We can also get you SBA Pre-Qualified in about 24 hours after application with no cost or obligation.


Support to our owners includes (but not limited to) two-week initial training, field support, annual meetings, national advertising and PR, negotiated purchasing benefits, and ongoing advanced level training.

Business Status

This is an Existing Franchise for resale by the Franchisee. It has a fully equipped office, trained staff, accounts and ongoing cash flow. Contact ABC to check for current pricing and availability. . Affordable Business Concepts, LLC does not make any guarantees or declarations regarding earnings. The information contained in this ad does not constitute an offer to sell or award a franchise and may not reflect the most current facts. Such an offer can only be made in compliance with applicable disclosure laws. Offerings are made by Franchise Disclosure Document only.


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