• MINIMUM FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS*   Net Worth: $1,000,000 USD
    Liquid Assets: $300,000 USD
    EXPERIENCE   Restaurant or hospitality experience is preferred
    DEVELOPMENT FEE*   $10,000 USD
    FRANCHISE FEE*   $35,000 USD
    TOTAL INVESTMENT REQUIRED*   $1,345,500 – $1,899,000 USD**
    ROYALTY FEE   5%
    ADVERTISING PROMOTIONAL OBLIGATION (APO)   4% – 7% spend
    TERM OF FRANCHISE AGREEMENT   20 years
    MANAGEMENT TRAINING   12 weeks / $25,000 USD
    * Per unit developed; a minimum development agreement of three units required. Restaurant License Fee for non-exclusive,
    single restaurant development is $45,000 USD.
    ** Does not include real estate; investment costs vary.
    Information subject to change. Please refer to the Uniform Offering Circular for up-to-date information and full details.

  • APPLICATION

    • Initial Call with Prospect & Franchise Rep.
    • Review Virtual Brochure
    • Complete Franchise Application
    • Disclosure Document Provided
    • Market Meeting
    • Background Check
    • Approval from Treasury
    • Discovery Day in Carpinteria, CA
    • Letter of Understanding and Term Sheet
    • Development Agreements

    DEVELOPMENT

    • Secure Territory
    • Submit Real Estate Package
    • Franchise Agreement Signed &
    • Fees Paid Prior to Construction
    • 12-Week Franchisee/Senior Management
    • Training in Restaurant
    • Develop Site
    • Train Crew for New Opening
    • Grand Opening!

  • BEFORE YOU OPEN, WE ASSIST YOU THROUGH THE FOLLOWING:

    • Site Selection
    • Restaurant Design
    • Equipment Ordering
    • Construction
    • 12-Week Training for
    • Franchisee/Senior Management

    AFTER YOU OPEN, WE CONTINUE TO ASSIST YOU WITH:

    • Field Support: We have a team of Franchise Business Consultants who will assist you with your business.
    • Operations: We provide periodic information on a variety of items to assist you with operating your new business.
    • Franchise Services: We are only a phone call or an email away to respond to any questions you might have.
    • R&D: A qualified staff of professionals in our state-of-the-art kitchen provides ongoing research and development.
    • Marketing/Advertising: You continually benefit from our Marketing Team who will support you with your strategic advertising and local store marketing.
  • Carl's Jr. is looking for exceptional franchisees to join our team. Now is the time to grow your business and prepare yourself for success.


    We invite you to learn more about the benefits of franchising and owning Carl's Jr. restaurants in Canada.

    Please contact us for more information:

    Jeff Branton
    Vice President & General Manager
    +1.604.761.2951
    Ned Lyerly
    President, International
    +1.314.259.6413
    Marc Mushkin
    VP, Franchise Sales & Development
    +1.314.259.6452

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