My Queue

There are no Videos in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any video to save to your queue.

There are no Articles in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any article to save to your queue.

There are no Podcasts in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any podcast episode to save to your queue.

You're not following any authors.

Click the Follow button on any author page to keep up with the latest content from your favorite authors.

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Restaurant
#246 Franchise 500| Japanese barbecue restaurants

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Restaurant
Japanese barbecue restaurants

About
Founded

1996

Franchising Since

1997 (21 Years)

Corporate Address

1225 W. 190th St., #375
Gardena, CA 90248

CEO

Ryo Tozu

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$785,281 - $2,120,001

Net-worth Requirement

$1,200,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$500,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$50,000 - $50,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

1.5%

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Grand Opening

Security/Safety Procedures

Site Selection

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Regional Advertising

Social media

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

304 hours

Classroom Training:

46 hours

Additional Training:

At company-owned restaurants

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

20

Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Restaurant is ranked #246 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Gyu-Kaku restaurants were first opened in the 1990s in Japan before expanding into the U.S. Customers cook their own beef, pork, poultry, seafood, vegetables and desserts using charcoal roasters built into the restaurants' tables.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $785,281 High - $2,120,001
Units
+3.6%+25 UNITS (1 Year) +4.8%+33 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new units internationally.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
Learn More

Franchise Articles

The 4 Ways Associations Can Help Franchisees

While independent franchisee associations can be viewed as confrontational, when all involved parties get talking, the groups can be a collaborative source of support and education.

A Buzzing Business: How These Entrepreneurs Turned a Longtime Annoyance Into Successful Careers in Pest Control

Mosquito Joe franchisees Kurt and Melissa Godwin share how their second career helped create a better work-life balance for them.

The 5 Attributes of Franchises Growing with Velocity

Some franchise concepts can amplify growth with the right attributes. Learn how to spot them.

How This Franchisor Found Sweet Success With an Ice Cream Experiment

Creamistry's Jay Yim took a crazy experiment in his garage and grew it into a global ice cream brand.

The Top-Ranked Franchise 500 Companies Available in All 50 States

We looked at the top 20 businesses from our Franchise 500 to find a top-ranked franchise in your home state.

Disclaimer

The Franchise 500 is not intended to endorse, advertise, or recommend any particular franchise. It is solely a research tool you can use to compare franchise operations. Entrepreneur stresses that you should always conduct your own independent investigation before investing money in a franchise.
Updated: December 14th, 2017