Ford's Garage

Ford's Garage

Burgers and craft beer
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2023 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Ranked #412 last year
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Initial investment
$1.5M - $6.5M
Units as of 2022
20 53.8% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Ford's Garage

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Sports Bars/Pubs, Burger Restaurants
Founded
2012
Parent Company
Icon Restaurant Group
Leadership
Scott Estes, VP Business Development & Franchise Sales
Corporate Address
505 E. Jackson St., #302
Tampa, FL 33602

Business Overview

Franchising Since
2015 (8 years)
# of employees at HQ
12
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
20 (as of 2022)

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Ford's Garage 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
$70,000
Initial Investment
$1,531,800 - $6,523,000
Net Worth Requirement
$5,700,000
Cash Requirement
$1,750,000
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
1.5%
Term of Agreement
20 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
300-420 hours
Classroom Training
9 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
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?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022