How did you get into the industry?
After Body Meals began in 2015 when owner/operator Kirk Girdley identified a growing demand for healthy home-cooked meals among those with busy schedules. Kirk’s passion for health and cooking converged to create a product and service that met this need, and he has dedicated his efforts to the continuous growth and improvement of such ever since.
Directing his focus on both entrepreneurial and culinary coaching and disciplines over the past four years, Kirk has developed a team of skilled chefs and growth-minded leaders who continue to amplify the company’s brand and mission.
Where do you See Opportunities or Challenges for the Franchise/Business Moving Forward?
Opportunities – competitive edge being a local company vs. shipping nationwide
Challenges – consistency/quality of meals across franchises
What is your Goal for the Business Moving Forward?
Sell first franchise (Orlando area preferably) and build a foundation to continue opening franchises across Florida.
Your most difficult moment at the Franchise Business?
What does Your Franchisee Do in the Business Every Day?
Leads and oversees daily processes and management.
Who is the Ideal Franchise Candidate?
Skilled culinary background, health-conscious, active and well-known in the community, young and ambitious, entrepreneurial.