Pepe's Mexican Restaurants
Mexican restaurants

Pepe's Mexican Restaurants
Mexican restaurants

About
Founded

1967

Franchising Since

1967 (52 Years)

Corporate Address

1325 W. 15th St.
Chicago, IL 60608

CEO

Robert Ptak

Parent Company

Pepe's Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$207,000 - $652,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$10,000 - $15,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4%

Ad Royalty Fee

3-4%

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Grand Opening

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

Regional Advertising

Social media

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

80 hours

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

10

Bio
Pepe’s concept began in 1954 as a taqueria in Chicago. Pepe’s Incorporated has been franchising Pepe’s Mexican Restaurants since 1967. Pepe’s prepares and serves a full menu of Mexican food items for dining-in or carryout. It also operates a 57,000 square foot U.S. commissary where it produces food products for its franchised restaurants and its branded product program. The branded product program sells food products to schools, factories, and office cafeterias, as well as the U.S. Military for use at military bases in the United States and abroad.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $207,000 High - $652,000
Units

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
Illinois, Indiana
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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