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?
- 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.
- 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.
- Evaluate your prior experience and strengths.
You should thoroughly evaluate your prior business experience before applying to become a Chick-fil-A franchise owner.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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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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
|Name of Fee||Low||High|
|Initial Franchise Fee||$10,000||$10,000|
|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|
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.
|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.|
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.
Chick-fil-A Franchise Info: https://www.chick-fil-a.com/franchising
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- Starting investments from:$342,990
- Company type:Restaurant
- Company foundation year:1967
- Year of launching the franchise:1987
- Franchise enterprises:2400
- Corporate Address:Atlanta, Georgia