Other Full Service Restaurants Franchise and Business Opportunities

Buying a Franchise Restaurant in your area

Do you have an ambitious attitude and have dreamed of opening a restaurant in your area? There are a lot of advantages to starting your own business in the restaurant industry. But, it can also be difficult. A franchise restaurant may be the ideal match where the food-service industry crosses over with business ownership, providing the perfect chance to start a business for many potential restaurateurs. As you consider going in on a new restaurant franchise in your area, there are some items to consider.

What Does It Mean to Own a Restaurant Franchise?

Are you aware that not all restaurant chains are franchises? It's true that a lot of globally-recognized brands are franchised, but there are a handful that are owned and operated by corporate. The franchisee owns a franchise restaurant, meaning they employ the staff, oversee operations, and are responsible for the business aspects. Purchasing and managing a restaurant franchise location means the franchisee is also liable for the company's success.

As part of the purchase agreement, franchisees pay a percentage to corporate and get a service model and branding guidelines. The home office handles advertising, menu items, training, conferences, and damage control for all its franchisees.

With some insights about what you should be searching for when running a franchise restaurant, you can make an educated choice that pays out for years to come.

Available Food-Industry Franchises

There are a variety of franchise restaurants you could buy. You could go in on a fast-food restaurant, quick service, fast-casual, counter walk-up, sit-down, food truck, or even focus on a meal-specific restaurant and only serve dessert or breakfast. You'll have greater success with a restaurant that meets your specifications and gels with what corporate wants, so get in touch with our team to jumpstart your new business venture.

We can help you recognize what the neighborhood lacks in your area and evaluate available options to fill those niches so you have a portion of the open market. With our help, you will know the community's economy, median household income, and other identifiers to make an informed choice when purchasing a restaurant franchise. Market research may illustrate what is missing in your area and what kind of establishment the people are waiting for.

We Help You Pick What Kind of Restaurant to Open in your area

With some guidance from us, you can find a franchise restaurant to fit your goals in your area.

With 2 franchise systems, there are several great business opportunities that fit your investment range.
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Sample research stats taken from our data in the Other Full Service Restaurants sector
Initial Investment

What does it cost to get into the Other Full Service Restaurants sector?

The average investment in the Other Full Service Restaurants sector is $540,628. But, that doesn’t tell the whole story. There's a striking difference between the average and median.

Of all Other Full Service Restaurants franchises, 1 have an investment lower than $540,628. The average initial investment is skewed because the most expensive franchise in this sector is $712,005.

When looking at franchise opportunities make sure you examine brands within your investment range. Search below for Other Full Service Restaurants investments that fit your financial criteria. If you're not sure what you can afford, fill out our Franchise Affordability Calculator.

Initial Investment
$712,005 Highest
$369,250 Lowest
Figure 1: Initial Investment required for a franchise in the Other Full Service Restaurants sector
Financial Transparency
Provides Item 19 Data
Figure 2: 50% of franchises in this sector have Item 19 in their FDD.
Discloses Expense Data
Figure 3: Of franchises with an Item 19, 0% disclose expense data

How much can I make in the Other Full Service Restaurants sector?

How much money you can make from a Other Full Service Restaurants franchise depends on several factors, including location and demand for your services.

One way to predict your profit potential is to evaluate the financial performance representations provided by a franchisor in Item 19 of their Franchise Disclosure Document. Franchisors are not required to disclose this information, some are more transparent than others.

In the Other Full Service Restaurants sector, 50% disclose a financial performance representation. Of those, only 0% disclose some type of expense data on its franchisee operations.

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