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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#152 Ranked #337 last year
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Initial investment
$318K - $600K
Units as of 2020
19 171.4% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Chop Stop

Industry
Food
Founded
2010
Leadership
Mark Kulkis, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2015 (6 years)
# of employees at HQ
8
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon, Utah

# of Units
19 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
2626 Foothill Blvd., #230
La Crescenta, CA 91214

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Chop Stop 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
$318,000 - $599,500
Cash Requirement
$100,000
Veteran Incentives
Up to $10,000 off the initial franchise fee
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
to 2.5%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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

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
177 hours
Classroom Training
63 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Social Media
SEO
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

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
# of employees required to run
20
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021