Smashburger Franchising LLC

Smashburger Franchising LLC

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Initial Investment

LOW: $545,500
HIGH: $894,500

Change in Units

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

2007

Franchising Since

2008 (8 Years)

Corporate Address

1515 Arapahoe St. Denver, CO 80202

CEO

David Prokupek

About Smashburger Franchising LLC

After over 20 years working in the restaurant industry, for companies such as McDonald's, Long John Silver's, Pizza Hut and Quiznos, Tom Ryan started his own restaurant in 2007: Smashburger. Named for the way its burgers are cooked (by smashing a ball of ground beef onto the grill), Smashburger offers customers a variety of bun and topping choices. Chicken and veggie burgers are also available, as well as hot dogs, salads, sides and shakes.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$545,500 - $894,500

Net-worth Requirement

$2,000,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$1,000,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5-6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Franchise 500® Rank History

  • 2012 - 265
  • 2013 - 203
  • 2014 - 205

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states: See List

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 3 weeks

Training at headquarters: 3 weeks

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Number of employees required to run: 25

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Updated: October 30th, 2014

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