GRIL Muscle Maker
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 25, 2021
Commission File Number 001-39223
MUSCLE MAKER, INC.
(Exact name of small business issuer as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or
|(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
2600 South Shore Blvd., Suite 300, League City, Texas 77573
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Issuer’s telephone number)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $0.0001 par value||GRIL||The Nasdaq Stock Market|
|Item 1.01||Entry Into a Material Definitive Agreement.|
On October 25, 2021, Muscle Maker Development International LLC (“MMDI”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Muscle Maker Inc., entered into a Master Franchise Agreement (the “Master Franchise Agreement”) with Almatrouk Catering Company – OPC (“ACC”) providing ACC with the right to grant franchises for the development of 40 “Muscle Maker Grill” restaurants through December 31, 2030 (the “Term”) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (“KSA”).
Under the Master Franchise Agreement, MMDI has granted to ACC an exclusive right to establish and operate Muscle Maker restaurants in the KSA. MMDI will not own or operate restaurants in KSA, grant franchises for the restaurants in KSA, or grant Master Franchise Rights for the restaurants to other persons within the KSA. ACC will be solely responsible for the development, sales, marketing, operations, distribution and training of all franchise locations sold in the KSA.
ACC is required to pay MMDI $150,000 upon execution of the Master Franchise Agreement, $20,000 upon the execution of each franchise agreement for each individual restaurant and a monthly royalty fee of $1,000 for each restaurant. Further, ACC is required to cause its franchisees to open the agreed upon restaurants during each development period during the Term.
This summary is qualified in its entirety by reference to the text of the Master Franchise Agreement, which is included as Exhibit 10.1 to this report and is incorporated herein by reference.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|Exhibit No.||Description of Exhibits|
|10.1||Master Franchise Agreement by and between Muscle Maker Development International LLC and Almatrouk Catering Company – OPC dated October 25, 2021|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|MUSCLE MAKER, INC.|
|By:||/s/ Michael Roper|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|
|Date:||October 29, 2021|
|League City, Texas|