Manchu Wok

Manchu Wok

Chinese food
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2022 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$441K - $714K
Units as of 2018
105

Company Overview

Conceived and founded in 1980, Manchu Wok grew into a national chain across Canada and into the United States over the next nine years. Ownership changed in 1989, and expansion continued with a focus on the United States. Manchu Wok now has more than 185 stores, of which more than 70 percent are franchised.

About Manchu Wok

Industry
Food
Founded
1981
Leadership
Stanley Ma, CEO
Ticker Symbol
MTY

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1989 (33 years)
# of employees at HQ
227
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states:

# of Units
105 (as of 2018)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
9311 E. Via De Ventura
Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Manchu Wok 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
$30,000
Initial Investment
$441,050 - $713,500
Net Worth Requirement
$380,000
Cash Requirement
$150,000 - $200,000
Royalty Fee
7%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
10
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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
120 hours
Classroom Training
40 hours
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
12
Are exclusive territories available?
No

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021