Samurai Sam's Teriyaki Grill

Samurai Sam's Teriyaki Grill

Samurai Sam's Teriyaki Grill
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Initial Investment

LOW: $115,600
HIGH: $430,050

Change in Units

+3.2% +1 UNITS (1 Year)
-19.4% -6 UNITS (3 Years)

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Company Profile

Founded

1994

Franchising Since

1995 (21 Years)

Corporate Address

9311 E. Via De Ventura Scottsdale, AZ 85258

CEO

Michael Serruya

Parent Company

Kahala Franchising LLC

About Samurai Sam's Teriyaki Grill

The first Samurai Sam’s restaurant was opened by John Young, David Young, Kerry Phelps and Russ Schoene in Scottsdale, Arizona, in 1994. Recognizing a need for healthy fast food alternatives, the partners created their teriyaki grill, serving chicken, steak and prawns to customers throughout Arizona.

Today there are Samurai Sam’s locations across the western United States. Samurai Sam’s is owned by Kahala, franchisor of Blimpie, Cereality, Cold Stone Creamery, Frullati Café & Bakery, Great Steak & Potato, Johnnie’s, Nrgize, Ranch 1, Rollerz, Surf City Squeeze and TacoTime.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$115,600 - $430,050

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$75,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%+

Ad Royalty Fee

2.5%

Financing Options

Samurai Sam's Teriyaki Grill has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment

Veteran Incentives


20% off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

  • 2006 - 270
  • 2007 - 280
  • 2008 - 356
  • 2010 - 469

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 1 week

Training at headquarters: 2 weeks

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

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 10 - 15

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Updated: May 13th, 2016

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