Checkers Drive-In Restaurants Inc.
#198 Franchise 500| Burgers, fries

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants Inc.
Burgers, fries

About
Founded

1986

Franchising Since

1989 (31 Years)

Corporate Address

4300 W. Cypress St., #600
Tampa, FL 33607

Leadership

Frances Allen, CEO

Parent Company

Oak Hill Capital Partners

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$254,000 - $1,431,000

Net-worth Requirement

$750,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$250,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000 - $30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4%

Ad Royalty Fee

4.5%

Financing Options

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants Inc. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

Franchise fee waived

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

160-220 hours

Classroom Training:

32-40 hours

Additional Training:

In training restaurant

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants Inc. is ranked #198 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Checkers Drive-In Restaurants got its start in 1986 in Mobile, Alabama. A year earlier, Rally's Drive-In had opened its first restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky. In 1999, the two concepts merged into a single double drive-thru burger chain. In addition to burgers, the restaurants serve chicken, fish, hot dogs, fries, and desserts.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $254,000 High - $1,431,000
Units
-1.9%-17 UNITS (1 Year) +3.5%+29 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

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Updated: August 10th, 2020