Dave's Hot Chicken

Nashville hot chicken
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Franchise 500 2023
2024 Franchise 500 Rank
#482 Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$616K - $1.8M
Units as of 2023
152 Increase 3,700.0% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Dave's Hot Chicken

Industry Food
Related Categories Chicken
Founded 2018
Parent Company DHC Franchise
Leadership Bill Phelps, CEO
Corporate Address 600 Playhouse Alley, #504
Pasadena, CA 91101
Social Instagram

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2019 (5 years)
# of employees at HQ 25
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises throughout the US.

This company is offering new franchises in the following international regions: Asia, Middle East, Central America, Canada

# of Units 152 (as of 2023)

Information for Franchisees

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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
$40,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$615,800 - $1,825,000
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$5,000,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$2,500,000
Royalty Fee Information Circle
5%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
2%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
10 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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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 48 hours
Classroom Training 18 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Field Operations
Site Selection
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
National Media
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