Rusty Taco

Rusty Taco

Tacos
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$532K - $897K
Units as of 2021
35 29.6% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Rusty Taco

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Mexican Food
Founded
2010
Parent Company
Inspire Brands
Leadership
Brendan Mauri, President

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2010 (11 years)
# of employees at HQ
3,000
# of Units
35 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
3 Glenlake Pkwy. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30328

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Rusty Taco franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$25,000
Initial Investment
$531,900 - $897,450
Net Worth Requirement
$1,000,000
Cash Requirement
$500,000
Veteran Incentives
50% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
144-172 hours
Classroom Training
16-28 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
20
Are exclusive territories available?
No

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021