Create Craveable Connections
In your community
Blame it on our small-town roots, but we believe great food, a warm smile and a tall glass of sweet tea is the fix for almost anything. McAlister’s Deli® offers guests more than hearty sandwiches piled high and sides worth sharing. Through genuine Southern hospitality and friendly conversation, we aim to make every guest feel like our place is their place, too. Become a part of something special with a McAlister’s Deli® of your very own.
Results as Sweet as Our Famous Tea
Average Net Sales for Fiscal Year 20211
Your restaurant won’t require grills, fryers, early mornings or late nights, meaning you can save on resources.
More Ways to Enjoy
With dine-in, takeout, catering, online ordering and a pick-up window, McAlister’s Deli® diversifies sales while giving guests the flexibility they crave.
Real Estate & Construction
We’ll provide guidance on building your restaurant—including site selection and development support—so you can focus on building your business.
Back to School
Join us for training in a classroom and at a high-volume McAlister’s Deli® to get hands-on experience with our menu, operation standards and philosophy of hospitality.
We Have Your Back
A dedicated franchise business consultant will help ensure your business is running smoothly while a supply chain team helps you leverage spend management.
Get ready for growth with national campaigns and assistance from a field marketing manager who will help you create a localized marketing plan.
Spreading the Love to New Neighborhoods
When a film production rolled into Oxford, MS, they transformed an old gas station into a 1950s diner. In 1989, a dentist with a dream turned that set into the first-ever McAlister’s Deli®. Today, McAlister’s continues to dream big with franchise opportunities sprouting in regions around the world.
We’re Growing Far and Wide
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You’ve Got the Chops
When it comes to restaurant operations, you’ve got the experience and know-how needed to thrive.
You’re a People Person
You understand you’re not just going into the restaurant business; you’re going into the people business.
You’re Lookin’ to Grow
You’re the entrepreneurial type who thinks big and works hard to achieve their goals.
Minimum Liquid Capital
$821,000 - $1,308,850
Estimated Initial Investment for Traditional Restaurants2
Minimum Net Worth