Chick-fil-A Franchise for Sale - Fast Food Restaurant Franchise

Chick-fil-A Franchise Opportunities

Chick-fil-A is the largest chicken, and the third largest American fast food restaurant chain, whose specialty is chicken sandwiches. Chick-fil-A has more than 2,000 restaurants in 46 states. As a franchise operator, you'll be supported by a strong brand, family-owned, privately-held company which is expanding and looking for team members to carry on the founder, S. Truett Cathy's philosophy of serving the highest quality food and giving back to the community. You may enter the quick-service restaurant industry and operate your own Chick-fil-A franchise for an initial investment of $10,000.

How to open a Chick-fil-A franchise?

  1. Ensure you have adequate capitalization.
    In order to open a Chick-fil-A franchise, you must have a net worth of more than $350,000.
  2. Appreciate the investment required for a restaurant franchise.
    You will need to consider building and real estate costs, the cost of equipment and signs, the costs of licenses and permits, the cost of uniforms, the cost of insurance, etc.
  3. Evaluate your prior experience and strengths.
    You should thoroughly evaluate your prior business experience before applying to become a Chick-fil-A franchise owner.
  4. Assess market availability.
    You will want to look at the market availability for Chick-fil-A restaurant franchises and see if there are available markets in your location of interest before proceeding with the franchising application.
  5. Submit your application.
    Your application will be reviewed by the Chick-fil-A franchise team. You will be emailed a confirmation receipt upon reception of your online application, where we will additionally provide the contact details of the franchise owner.
  6. Receive approval & opening your Chick-fil-A franchise.
    You will receive franchise approval once your financial and background checks are completed. Approval will only be given to candidates who meet all the requirements of franchise owners.

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Why Chick-fil-A?

Chick-fil-A is considered to be one of the most attractive fast food chains. The brand has maintained stable growth since its opening. Chick-fil-A franchises profit is the highest in the fast food industry in the USA.

Chick-fil-A franchise fee is one of the lowest ones in the segment of fast food restaurants - no more than $10,000. Thus, the franchisor covers some of the financial aspects of opening a franchise, including location, equipment and inventory. It is a great business opportunity!

How to get approved for Chick-fil-A franchise?

Ideal candidate for Chick-fil-A is an ambitious person who is ready to spend a lot of time and effort to ensure smooth operation of a franchise. It also helps to have management experience and ability to lead a team. If you see your description, then it's time to apply for a position and pass an interview.

About Training & Support

Potential franchisees have to undergo a 5 to 6-weeks training program at corporate headquarters in Atlanta, GA. The program includes sales, marketing, service training, and much more. Franchisees get extensive support from owners along the way.

How much does Chick-fil-A franchise cost?

Chick-fil-A has the franchise total initial investment range of $342,990 to $1,982,225.

Initial Investment and Startup Costs

Estimated Initial Investment:
Name of Fee Low High
Initial Franchise Fee $10,000 $10,000
Opening Inventory $14,850 $63,715
First Month's Rental of Equipment $750 $5,000
First Month's Lease/Sublease of Premises $2,270 $59,600
First Month's Insurance Expense $895 $31,900
Additional Funds $314,205 $1,812,010
ESTIMATED TOTAL $342,990 $1,982,225

The data, compiled from the Chick-fil-A Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), represent the estimated financial range for the initial setting up and first month of operation for a new Chick-fil-A restaurant.

Other Fees

Type of Fee Amount
Advertising May vary (a) between 0% to 3.25%, to be determined by Chick-fil-A, as a percentage of “Gross Receipts” or (b) by vote of Operators in local or regional areas.
Additional Franchise Fee $5,000 for each additional Chick-fil-A Restaurant business.
Business Services Fee $300
Rent $2,270 to $59,600 (including where applicable, percentage rent)
Insurance $215 to $10,650
Equipment Rental $750 to $5,000
Hardware and Software Support; High-Speed Internet Access $9,500 to $20,000 (annually).
Fines – Minimum Standards and Procedures Will vary under the circumstances.
Indemnification Will vary under the circumstances.
Operating Service Charges Determined by formula.
Credit Cards Fees and Related Processing Fees Will vary.
Highway Signage Will vary under circumstances.
Interest on Late Payments The maximum rate permitted by law, or if none, 1.25% per month.
Cash Handling System Services $170 to $450 (monthly)
Reimbursement of Cost of Performance Costs and expenses of performance.
Holdover Liquidated Damages Double the base rent and percentage rent.
Chick-fil-A Franchise

Are you interested in starting Chick-fil-A Franchise in the USA, Canada, the UK, or another country?

We provide estimated franchise costs for some countries:
- In the United States, the total investment to start the Chick-fil-A restaurant is around $342,990 to $1,982,225.
- In Canadian currency, the investment comes around Can$ 434,200 to Can$ 2,509,300.
- In currency of the United Kingdom, the investment comes around £247,100 to £1,428,100.

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