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Franchising

REQUIREMENTS

  • MINIMUM FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS*

    Net Worth: $1,000,000 USD
    Liquid Assets: $300,000 USD

  • EXPERIENCE

    Restaurant or hospitality experience is preferred

  • TERRITORY RESERVATION FEE*

    $10,000 USD

  • FRANCHISE FEE*

    $37,050 USD

  • TOTAL INVESTMENT REQUIRED*

    $1,038,374 USD – $2,217,366 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
Information subject to change. Please refer to the Franchise Disclosure Document for up-to-date information and full details.
International fees will vary.

Process

Application Process

  • Apply
  • Disclosure Document Exchange
  • Background Check
  • Financial Review
  • Discovery Day
  • Franchise Operations Approval
  • Term Sheet Approval
  • Development Agreement

Development Process

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

Training & Support

BEFORE YOU OPEN WE WILL ASSIST YOU WITH:

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

Carl's Jr restaurant staff member taking an order from hungry customers

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.