Not Ranked

Initial Investment

LOW: $408,500
HIGH: $821,500

Change in Units

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

2005

Franchising Since

2008 (8 Years)

Corporate Address

4100 North Fairfax Dr., #730 Arlington, VA 22203

CEO

Hans Hess

About Elevation Burger

After three years of research and product development, Hans and April Hess opened the first Elevation Burger in 2005. The menu features hamburgers made with organic beef, french fries cooked in olive oil, shakes and malts. Restaurants use energy efficient equipment and recycled and recyclable materials and are typically LEED certified.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$408,500 - $821,500

Net-worth Requirement

$2,000,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$600,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

3%

Financing Options

Elevation Burger has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 350

Lowest Rank: 442

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

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Updated: September 19th, 2014

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