California Tortilla Franchise Review

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California Tortilla is analyzed based on our most recent FDD research!

Franchise Info

California Tortilla is a quick service, fast casual restaurant specializing in the sale of burritos, tacos, quesadillas, salads, and other California-Mexican style foods.

What is the upfront requirements to own an California Tortilla franchise?

California Tortilla has a franchise fee of up to $40,000, with a overall upfront investment range from $378,400 to $697,000.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $40,000
  • Total Investment: $378,400 to $697,000
  • Working Capital: $15,000 to $30,000
  • Royalty Fee: 5.0%

The upfront purchase price of any franchise opportunity includes many fees. Check out this franchise opportunity to better understand the initial costs required to buy an California Tortilla, such as franchise fees, leasehold improvement costs, pre-opening advertising, and technology fees. It should be noted that, franchisors must to provide you with details about all upfront fees. These fees include those that are actually paid when signing the franchise agreement and commitments to fees you are required to pay.

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How much does an California Tortilla franchisee make?

As with any new franchised business, the franchise owner's salary and the revenue from a California Tortilla business depends on many factors. One way to confirm the potential revenues or profits earned from a California Tortilla franchise investment is to review the franchisor's Item 19 within their FDD. Typically, profits and owner's salary are equitable to the size of the investment and number of locations you own. Demand for your products, the labor costs, commercial lease rates and several other variables also play a large role in your bottom line and your personal salary

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How many franchise locations does California Tortilla franchise system have?

As of the 2018 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 41 franchised California Tortilla locations throughout the USA.

Did you know there are over 3,000 franchise opportunities across the United States. More than 80% have less than 10 locations.

Are there any California Tortilla franchise opportunities in my area?

Based on 2018 FDD data, California Tortilla has franchise locations in 8 states. There may be no locations in several states as each franchise plans their growth strategy differently. Certain states also require franchise companies to register their franchise opportunity and file their Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) with state examiners prior to awarding franchise opportunities to residents in that state. These registration states have examiners review a franchise company's FDD to confirm it satisfies state regulatory requirements. In addition to registration states, additional states have enacted supplemental franchise or business opportunity laws that require franchise companies to file their franchise within the state. In most instances the filing is simply a notice with the state. Unlike franchise registration states, the franchise filing states do not review the FDD.

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Based on our research California Tortilla is expanding into new markets and might be available near you. While planning your franchise purchase, you always need to be considering what is a good location for my business. Review the potential customer base to assess that your city has a need or customers for this franchise. Even the most popular franchises have states that they are not successful in. The reasons why a specific franchised location can fail are plentiful. You need to analyze not only the franchised business itself, but review locations where you believe it has a more profitable opportunity.

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Last Reviewed: 2018

Sector: Quick Service Restaurants

Category: Ethnic

California Tortilla Franchise INFORMATION

Total Investment
$378,400 - $697,000
Franchise Fee
$40,000
Franchise agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
10 Years
Franchise outlet growth
2015
38
2017
41
Ongoing fees
Royalty
5.0%
ad fees
2.0%
# of franchised outlets
41

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS

Does this opportunity provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 200 hours. This includes 37 hours of classroom training, 163 hours of on-the-job training, and 0 hours of online training. In their FDD they outline who's in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.


Online 0
On-the-Job 163
Classroom 37
Total 200

Does this opportunity offer Territory Rights?

California Tortilla offers territory protections. For an explanation of territory rights, unlock this franchise for important details.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

No, California Tortilla does NOT offer comprehensive support for franchisees.


How long ago did California Tortilla begin franchising?

They began franchising in 2003. The average Ethnic franchise began franchising in 2007.


Do they offer lending options?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.

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