Huddle House

Huddle House

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Initial Investment

LOW: $404,180
HIGH: $1,485,310

Change in Units

-4.6% -17 UNITS (1 Year)
-7.3% -27 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile

Founded

1964

Franchising Since

1966 (50 Years)

Corporate Address

5901-B Peachtree-Dunwoody Rd., #B450 Atlanta, GA 30328

CEO

Michael Abt

Parent Company

Sentinal Capital Partners LLC

About Huddle House

Huddle House started in Atlanta in the 1960s. The restaurants cater to travelers, with co-branded interstate locations at gas stations such as Exxon, BP, Citgo, Shell and Texaco. All franchises are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and offer breakfast, lunch and dinner at any time of day. Menus feature steaks, chicken, pork chops and seafood.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$404,180 - $1,485,310

Net-worth Requirement

$600,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$200,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$25,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4.75%

Ad Royalty Fee

2.5%

Financing Options

Huddle House has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory, payroll

Franchise 500® Rank History

  • 2006 - 403
  • 2007 - 369
  • 2008 - 137
  • 2010 - 133
  • 2013 - 225

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
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Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 24 days

Additional Training: At training store

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 25 - 55

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Updated: June 8th, 2016

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