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

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

Owning a Carl's Jr. quick service restaurant (qsr) 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.

The franchisee startup costs associated with owning a Carl's Jr. quick service restaurant (qsr) franchise are similar to those of Mooyah Burgers Fries & ShakesArby'sTeddy'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, it's easy to see why Carl's Jr. is known as America's 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
Agreement Term20 years
Company Details
Incorporated NameCarl Karcher Enterprises, Inc.
Business TypeFranchise
Year Founded1995
Franchising Since1996 (23 years)
IndustryQuick Service Restaurant (QSR)
Industry SubcategoryHamburgers/Traditional

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