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The Process

1. Review franchise information on Many of your initial questions will be answered by the information provided here.


2. Complete "Information Request Form" 

Please complete our Information Request Form to receive additional information. If you meet our preliminary criteria and your territory is available, a representative will be in touch within 2 business days.

View our Information Request Form

3. Initial phone call 

During our first call we will further discuss the Big Mike’s Steakhouse opportunity. We will also cover a few key topics including; your motivation, business background and territory of interest.

4. Receive Marketing Packet 

After you've talked with one of the Big Mike’s Steakhouse Franchise Sales Associates we will send out a Marketing Packet with additional information on the program and a Request for Consideration Form.

5. Return Request for Consideration Form

This form tells us that you are serious about the opportunity and it will also give us a clear picture of your financial and managerial plans.

6. Review FDD 

Upon receipt of your completed Request for Consideration Form, we will mail you our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). The FDD further defines the relationship between the Franchisor (us) and the Franchisee (you). It is a legal document, and it is what you will sign in order to become a Big Mike’s Steakhouse franchisee.

7. FDD Conference Call 

Within two weeks of receiving the FDD, we will contact you to schedule a FDD Conference Call. This call will give you the opportunity to ask any questions that you may have about the FDD or Franchise Agreement. If you plan to review the FDD with an attorney, or have specific legal questions, please submit your questions prior to our call.

8. Discovery Day! 

Your Discovery Day should be held within 30 days of your FDD Conference Call. Discovery Days are held at our corporate headquarters in Thomasville, AL. You will have the opportunity to view our operations and see firsthand how the Big Mike’s Steakhouse works as well as spend time with our staff and President.

9. Signing 

If we feel that you are a great franchisee candidate, we will send you a formal written offer including the assigned territory. The signing is done remotely and does not require a trip back to our headquarters.

Patrons in dining room at tables

Big mikes steakhouse storefront view from parking lot

Patrons sitting at tables in dining room

Wooden open sign on wood wall

Would you like to learn more?

Simply, complete the Request for Consideration Form. Upon receiving the form we will contact you. Also feel free to contact our franchise department at