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If you were ever going to join a franchise,
choose chicken - choose Galito's!

Looking for a cracking Franchise Oppurtunity?
Got a passion for great food & service?

Join our fast growing family of entrepreneurs. Galito's has stores throughout South Africa, Kenya, Ghana, Senegal, Zambia & Malawi. No previous experience required - We provide full training - Full support team.

  • Brand Information > History

    The Galitos story began in the Mpumalanga City of Nelspruit, when the first Galito's restaurant opened its doors in 1996. With a powerful combination of great tasting chicken, excellent service and pride, Galito's soon became a huge success. Within a few short years Galito's had become a Lowveld favourite, and with the valued participation and support of close friends, Galito's had opened a closely-knit family of 8 restaurants by mid-2002.

    During 2003 GALITOS decided to share its unique flavours with the rest of South Africa. It was at this point that the Galito's Brand began to develop, and the franchising efforts took-off in earnest. Galito's has since opened to huge acclaim around South Africa, opening in Gauteng, Kwa-Zulu Natal, Limpopo, Northern Province and Eastern Cape.

  • Brand Information > Developments

    During 2006, Galito's boldly spread its wings into Africa, launching extremely successful restaurants in Kenya, Ghana & Senegal. The marked success of these restaurants prompted a large amount of interest, and promised great potential for future growth throughout Africa. In 2009, Galito's then opened its first store in Lusaka, Zambia. The immediate success of this store prompted the opening of 3 more Lusaka restaurants in relatively quick succession. These restaurants have traded exceptionally well; resulting in the recent expansion into Zambia's neighboring country of Malawi.

    Further abroad, Galito's is excited to have opened restaurants in Canada and Senegal.

  • Brand Information > Region's we're focusing on

    The Free State promises great potential in and around the towns and cities of Bloemfontein, Kimberly, Welkom, Klerksdorp and Potchestroom

    Kwa-Zulu Natal is still wide open, with primary focus on the Durban to Pietermaritsburg regions. The Zululand region also promises some exciting rural trade which is a great part of our background.

  • Galito's Menu & Food Info

    Galito's is the best tasting, 100% flame grilled chicken in the world, with massive flavour, down to the bone. We use only fresh, natural ingredients in our original marinade recipe and each chicken is carefully marinated for 24 hours. Our chicken is then flame grilled from start to finish, and served to order, making it the healthiest, tastiest flame grilled chicken in town.

    View the menu…

  • Perfect premises

    • An ideal premises is between 160 to 200 square meters
    • situated in a highly visibly location, preferably a corner site
    • Easy pedestrian access with a constant high volume of foot traffic is essential
    • Sufficient parking would be an added benefit
    • Many of the top performing Galito's branches are positioned in an emerging market region

    Store Development Cost

    The cost of opening a standard 180m2 outlet is in the region of R1,750,000 (excl vat). Please note that this cost may vary depending on the location, size and initial condition of the premises. This includes all development costs from project initiation (Store Design & Staff Training), to Store Launch Promotions. This cost also includes a Franchise Joining Fee of R110,000 (ex vat).

    Franchise Fees

    A Royalty of 5% of turnover is payable to Galito's Holdings on a monthly basis. An additional Marketing Contribution of 3% of is also required for national brand development and local marketing.

    Financing Requirements

    Our Galito's financial model, recommends a maximum business gearing of 50%. This means that a potential applicant must have at least R875 000 unencumbered funds (deposit) to invest in the initial set-up costs, to ensure a successful application.

    Profitability

    A Galito's Store enjoys a gross profit of approximately 58% and would typically attract a monthly overhead of approximately R90 000 excluding franchise fees.

  • Enquires contact information

    Karin Kuhn
    Business Administrator

    Tel: 013-758-1860
    Fax: 013-758-2141
    Email: headoffice@galitos.co.za

  • International Developments

    We welcome all international enquires and are strategically focused on the following regions:

    US USA, Chicago and Los Angeles CN China
    MY Malaysia SG Singapore
    IN India PK Pakistan
    AU Australia
  • Information on enquiry process

    For international enquiries, please contact:

    Tane Bailey
    Director
    Galito's Holdings (Pty) Ltd

    Office: +27 13 758 1860 / 62
    Cell: +27 83 448 3667
    Dir: +27 31 312 7257
    Email: tane@galitos.com

  • Perfect premises

    • An ideal premises is between 160 to 200 square meters
    • situated in a highly visibly location, preferably a corner site
    • Easy pedestrian access with a constant high volume of foot traffic is essential
    • Sufficient parking would be an added benefit
    • Many of the top performing Galito's branches are positioned in an emerging market region
  • Contact / site evaluation

    Karin Kuhn
    Business Administrator

    Tel: 013-758-1860
    Fax: 013-758-2141
    Email: headoffice@galitos.co.za