Fatburger North America Inc.
Burgers

Fatburger North America Inc.
Burgers

About
Founded

1952

Franchising Since

1990 (30 Years)

Corporate Address

9720 Wilshire Blvd., #500
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Leadership

Andrew Wiederhorn, CEO

Parent Company

Fat Brands Inc.

Ticker Symbol

FAT

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$463,169 - $988,000

Net-worth Requirement

$1,500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$500,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$50,000 - $50,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

Fatburger North America Inc. has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

100 hours

Classroom Training:

100 hours

Bio
The first Fatburger-- originally called Mr. Fatburger-- was opened by Lovie Yancey in Los Angeles in 1947. The chain expanded mostly in California before nationwide franchising began in 1990. Each Fatburger restaurant offers hamburgers cooked-to-order, along with sandwiches, salads, fries and onion rings.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $463,169 High - $988,000
Units
+7.3%+11 UNITS (1 Year) -1.2%-2 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

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Updated: March 27th, 2020