Smoke's Poutinerie Franchise Review

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Smoke's Poutinerie is a Franchise Grade Made The Grade™ franchise, which means it's ranked well by our research team.

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Smoke's Poutinerie is a unique quick service style restaurant and will offer and sell poutine, French fries and other food and beverage related products (“Menu Items”). Poutine is a dish consisting of French fries, unique seasonings, cheese curds and gravy.

What is the upfront investment costs to be a franchise owner of an Smoke's Poutinerie franchise?

Smoke's Poutinerie has an initial franchise fee of up to $30,000, with a total upfront investment range from $311,150 to $504,950.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $30,000
  • Total Investment: $311,150 to $504,950
  • Working Capital: $20,000 to $25,000
  • Royalty Fee: 6.0%

The upfront cost of any franchise includes multiple fees. Explore this franchise opportunity to better understand the initial costs required to purchase an Smoke's Poutinerie, such as territory fees, construction and costs, grand opening, marketing, and technology fees.

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How much can I earn by owning a Smoke's Poutinerie franchised business?

As with any new franchise, there should be a solid return on your investment and profit potential. The specific franchisee's income and the revenue from an Smoke's Poutinerie business depends on a variety of factors. One way to confirm the potential revenues or profits earned from a Smoke's Poutinerie franchise investment is to review the franchisor's Item 19 within their FDD. This is called a financial performance representation. This is not required within a franchisor's disclosure and approximately 68% of all franchisors that we analyze each year will disclose financial performance data within Item 19 of their FDD. Some franchisors may disclose limited information such as overall systemwide sales. This type of information is not always helpful to assess profits for you directly. So review average sales data with caution. As a general rule, typically profits and owner's salary are correspond to the overall size of the initial investment. The larger the initial investment, the higher return you should anticipate

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How many franchise locations do they operate?

As of the 2016 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 5 franchised Smoke's Poutinerie locations throughout the United States.

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 Smoke's Poutinerie franchises near me?

Based on 2016 FDD information, Smoke's Poutinerie has franchise locations in 4 states. There could be no locations in several states as each franchise company plans their growth strategy differently.


Based on our research this franchise is growing into new regions and could be available near you. While planning your franchise purchase, you always need to be considering where is a good location for my business. Review the potential customer base to assess that the area you are looking at has a need or want for this business.

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Last Reviewed: 2016

Smoke's Poutinerie Franchise INFORMATION

Total Investment
$311,150 - $504,950
Franchise Fee
Franchise agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
5 Years
Franchise outlet growth
Ongoing fees
ad fees
# of franchised outlets


Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 64 hours. This includes 24 hours of classroom training, 40 hours of on-the-job training, and N/A hours of online training. In their FDD they outline who's in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online N/A
On-the-Job 40
Classroom 24
Total 64

Do they offer Territory Protections?

Smoke's Poutinerie offers territory protections. For an explanation of territorial rights, unlock this franchise for important details.

Do they have marketing and technology support in place?

Yes, Smoke's Poutinerie offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more.

When did Smoke's Poutinerie start franchising?

They began franchising in 2008. The average Coffee, Bakery and Snacks franchise began franchising in 2007.

Do they offer financing support?

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

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