Fatburger North America Inc.

2015 Franchise 500
At a Glance

Products & Services: Burgers

Number of Locations: 156

Total Investment: $498.1K - $850.6K

Founded: 1952

Began Franchising: 1990

About Fatburger North America Inc.

The first Fatburger-- originally called Mr. Fatburger-- was opened by Lovie Yancey in Los Angeles in 1947. The chain expanded mostly in California before nationwide franchising began in 1990. Each Fatburger restaurant offers hamburgers cooked-to-order, along with sandwiches, salads, fries and onion rings.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 79 40 34 3
2013 74 32 31 3
2012 73 31 23 3
2011 69 18 15 3
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $498,100 - $850,600
Franchise Fee: $50,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 15 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $1,500,000
Liquid Cash Available: $500,000
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
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Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #284 (2015), #283 (2014),

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