Qdoba Mexican Eats
#152 Franchise 500| Mexican food

Qdoba Mexican Eats
Mexican food

About
Founded

1995

Franchising Since

1997 (23 Years)

Corporate Address

350 Camino De La Reina, #400
San Diego, CA 92108

Leadership

Keith Guilbault, CEO

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$475,500 - $1,095,000

Net-worth Requirement

$500,000 - $1,000,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$350,000 - $1,000,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000 - $30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

1.25%

Financing Options

Qdoba Mexican Eats has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives

$10,000 off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

360 hours

Classroom Training:

9 hours

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

15

Qdoba Mexican Eats is ranked #152 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Anthony Miller and partner Robert Hauser brought San Francisco-style burritos to Denver, Colorado, with the opening of the first Qdoba Mexican Grill in 1995. The company began franchising in 1997, and in 2003, it was acquired by Jack in the Box Inc.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $475,500 High - $1,095,000
Units
-1.1%-8 UNITS (1 Year) +6.4%+44 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Canada

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Disclaimer

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Updated: July 30th, 2020