The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen

Grilled cheese sandwiches, salads, soups, sides
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Franchise 500 2023
Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$275K - $650K
Units as of 2019
3 Increase 50.0% over 3 years

Company Overview

About The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen

Industry Food
Related Categories Sandwiches, Miscellaneous Sandwiches
Founded 2010
Leadership Nate Pollak, Founder and CEO
Corporate Address 799 Battery St.
San Francisco, CA 94111
Social Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2017 (7 years)
# of employees at HQ 27
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises in the following US states:

This company is offering new franchises in the following international regions:

# of Units 3 (as of 2019)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen 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 Information Circle
$35,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$275,000 - $650,000
Royalty Fee Information Circle
6%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
10 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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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 The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen 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 57 hours
Classroom Training 23 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
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? Information Circle
No
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022