Recipe for success in fast food

Sweet or savory / Poe Poe concept satisfies every palate
Poe Poe excels with premium, fresh ingredients and unwavering dedication to affordable fast food excellence. How do they do it?

Poe Poe's core concept revolves around utilizing top-notch, fresh ingredients to prepare products directly in front of the customer. The franchise takes pride in offering these fresh products at remarkably competitive prices, setting it apart in the fast-food industry.

According to franchise manager – Martin Kovářík – "The philosophy of the concept is anchored in high turnover, quality products, and a clean, modern environment. The combination of high turnover and minimal supplier prices for the entire network makes the Poe concept a highly lucrative business".

The operational structure encompasses two distinctive sales points:

  • Savory Bar: Featuring pizza, Poe rolls, lasagna, and hot dogs.
  • Sweet Bar: Showcasing French pancakes, waffles, coffee, smoothies, and a fresh bar.

The entire concept is built upon in-house production, leveraging state-of-the-art global fast-food technology. Kovářík emphasizes the integration of Poe Poe's extensive industry experience, minimizing manual labor to ensure consistent product quality independent of human factors.

Poe Poe Concept distinguishes itself in the fast-food industry by offering a unique menu that includes gluten-free and vegan options. Kovářík emphasized – „Commitment to diversity in tastes and dietary preferences sets us apart from the competition.  Additionally, our unique recipe for vegan pancakes further exemplifies our dedication to providing distinctive and inclusive culinary choice.”.

Franchise Expansion and Opportunities

Poe Poe is actively seeking franchisees across the Czech Republic and exploring master-franchise opportunities for neighboring countries. The current network includes both company-owned and franchised locations in cities such as Brno, Uherské Hradište, Zlín, Hodonín, Holešov, Olomouc, Pardubice, and a forthcoming branch in Brno. The franchise system is structured to provide comprehensive support for franchisees, covering various aspects of establishing and running a Poe fast-food restaurant.

According to Martin Kovářík „The most crucial aspects offered to franchisees include securing financing for new establishments, conducting a detailed analysis of the chosen location for optimal placement, managing construction work (including necessary permits), offering design proposals for the restaurant layout, overseeing the construction process from start to finish, providing restaurant equipment and gastronomic technology, designing and implementing a sound system, sharing recipes and production methodologies, guaranteeing the purchase of raw materials at the most competitive prices, ensuring a consistent supply of Poe branded packaging materials, providing point-of-sale and camera systems, supplying uniforms for staff, assisting in the marketing efforts for the new branch, conducting training sessions for owners and staff, developing pricing strategies for the menu, and securing significant bonuses from suppliers”.

Basic requirements for prospective franchisees

According to the insights provided by Martin Kovářík, the franchise offers entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to join the Poe family, with a particular focus on financial considerations.

Kovářík emphasizes – "The franchise presents an opportunity for entrepreneurs with the following financial considerations: the license fee is 600,000 CZK without VAT, the investment in establishment ranges from 2,500,000 to 5,000,000 CZK, depending on the concept's size and type, and there are no sales or marketing fees. The franchise operates on a fixed fee structure, irrespective of sales volume".

Prospective franchisees should possess financial stability, and while prior restaurant operation experience is beneficial, it is not mandatory. The franchise encourages locations in frequented areas, preferably in city centers, squares, pedestrian zones, shops, metro stations, shopping centers, or near public transport stops.

In conclusion, guided by Martin Kovářík's vision, Poe Poe's franchise model presents a compelling opportunity for entrepreneurs to enter the fast-food industry. With a commitment to quality, affordability, and extensive support, Poe Poe's recipe for success extends beyond food to crafting a thriving business in the world of fast food.


About Poe Poe

  • License fee 600,000 CZK excluding VAT

  • Investment in plant including license fee 2,500,000 - 5,000,000 CZK
  • No sales fees
  • No marketing fees
  • Only a fixed, fixed fee, regardless of sales volume

Menu for everyone / Poe Poe offers gluten-free and vegan dishes.

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