Elevation Burger
Organic burgers, fries, shakes

About
Founded

2005

Franchising Since

2008 (11 Years)

Corporate Address

4100 North Fairfax Dr., #730
Arlington, VA 22203

CEO

Hans Hess

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$408,500 - $821,500

Net-worth Requirement

$2,000,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$600,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$35,000 - $35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

3%

Financing Options

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

Bio
After three years of research and product development, Hans and April Hess opened the first Elevation Burger in 2005. The menu features hamburgers made with organic beef, french fries cooked in olive oil, shakes and malts. Restaurants use energy efficient equipment and recycled and recyclable materials and are typically LEED certified.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $408,500 High - $821,500
Units

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: September 19th, 2014