How Much Does It Cost to Own a Carl's Jr.'s Franchise?

Carl's Jr. — Member of the quick service restaurant (qsr) industry since 1995

Owning a Carl's Jr. franchise can be a business, but it does have some initial financial requirements. To open a single hamburgers/traditional location, the company requires that potential franchisees have liquid assets of at least $500,000.

Carl's Jr.'s franchisee startup costs are similar to those of Arby'sDairy QueenDQTeddy's Bigger Burgers.

Carl's Jr. falls under the 'food', 'high capital', 'multi unit and area developer' and 'sba approved' franchise categories. Across these multiple categories, it is further subcategorized under 'burger', 'fast food' and 'mexican food'.

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About Carl's Jr.

With a delicious menu and instant brand recognition, its easy to see why Carls Jr. is known as Americas premier burger chain. We are looking for experienced operators to join our team. By providing world-class training and support, this turn-key opportunity has been designed with your success in mind. Contact us today to learn more!

Carl's Jr. is not currently accepting new franchise inquiries through this site. Please see our comprehensive directory for currently available franchises near you.

Franchise Details

  • Investment Level: $500,000
  • Franchise Fee: $35,000
  • Category: Food
  • Agreement Term: 20 years
  • Royalties: Flat

Company Details

  • Incorporated Name: Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc.
  • Business Type: Franchise
  • Year Founded: 1995
  • Franchising Since: 1996
  • Industry: Quick Service Restaurant (QSR)
  • Industry Subcategory: Hamburgers/Traditional

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