Celebrity’s Soul Food Selects N3 Real Estate for its 200-Store National Roll-Out
Fredrick Jacobs (right) and his wife Taja Jacobs are founders of Celebrity’s Soul Food Management Company
May 28, 2019 // Franchising.com // Ocala, FL - Celebrity’s Soul Food, Beverly Hills, CA, has engaged N3 Real Estate and affiliates, Southlake, TX, as its exclusive national developer and master broker for the United States. N3 will be responsible for all aspects of Celebrity’s real estate selection and development process across the country. With 200 units planned within the next 24 months, founders Dr. Fredrick Jacobs (aka Dr. J, The Counselor) and Taja Jacobs, along with their franchisee partners, will bring soul food cuisine to the nation in a classy and elegant atmosphere that treats everyone as a star with celebrity status.
Dr. J’s philanthropic work will include hosting celebrity cooking classes with kids and families who are in need, in addition to creating donation days to help give back into communities where food is a top priority.
Celebrity’s Soul Food is anticipating the opening of 200 locations with gross projected sales of $450 million dollars within the next 24 months.
N3 is actively seeking endcaps (3,500SF) and free-standing restaurant locations (up to 7,000 SF) suitable for a fast-casual format in upscale areas across the U.S. Dominant retail centers and corridors required. Proximity to strong daytime and residential population, $60,000+ average household income and a minimum of 35,000 VPD is required. Centers and buildings chosen must compliment Celebrity’s sleek, modern design elements.
“We are very excited to partner with N3 Real Estate," stated Dr. Fredrick Jacobs, founder of Celebrity's Soul Food. "N3 not only understand real estate, but think like retailers, investors, restaurateurs, franchisors and entrepreneurs, which is very important to our company," adds Dr. Jacobs. "They have the experience and track record to handle our growing franchise and manage the real estate selection and development process," adds Taja Jacobs.
N3 Real Estate is a fully integrated retail real estate service, development and investment firm based in Southlake, TX. N3 has served national, regional and emerging retail and restaurant expansion needs since 2004. N3 provides the development capital, sites, and construction expertise to fuel restaurant and retail growth nationally. All brokerage services are performed by N3 Commercial Realty, LLC.
About Celebrity’s Soul Food
The Celebrity’s Soul Food Management Company, spearheaded by founders Dr. Fredrick and Taja Jacobs, prides itself on its menu with an emphasis on providing quality service and outstanding and consistent food quality. Celebrity's is a fresh new opportunity with a track record for success, serving high quality southern cuisine, in an atmosphere that makes customers feel like they are the star. Celebrity’s Soul Food has catered to the likes of celebrities including Oprah Winfrey Network Reality Shows, Steve Harvey, and Fantasia to name a few which has brought unparalleled notoriety and appeal to the brand. The customer experience in a Celebrity's Soul Food is second to none. The unique dining experience includes delivering fresh and delicious food right to the table.
SOURCE Celebrity’s Soul Food