America's Taco Shop

America's Taco Shop

Mexican food
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2022 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$252K - $711K
Units as of 2017
7 40.0% over 3 years

Company Overview

About America's Taco Shop

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Mexican Food
Founded
2008
Parent Company
Kahala Brands
Leadership
Stanley Ma, CEO
Ticker Symbol
KAHL

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2011 (11 years)
# of employees at HQ
227
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states:

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions:

# of Units
7 (as of 2017)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
9311 E. Via de Ventura
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a America's Taco Shop 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
$30,000
Initial Investment
$252,350 - $711,250
Net Worth Requirement
$375,000
Cash Requirement
$90,000
Veteran Incentives
20% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
6%+
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
No

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
America's Taco Shop has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

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
120 hours
Classroom Training
40 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021