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Smashburger Franchising LLC
Burgers

Smashburger Franchising LLC
Burgers

About
Founded

2007

Franchising Since

2008 (10 Years)

Corporate Address

1515 Arapahoe St.
Denver, CO 80202

CEO

David Prokupek

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$545,500 - $894,500

Net-worth Requirement

$2,000,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$1,000,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000 - $40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5-6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

On-The-Job Training:

3 weeks

Classroom Training:

3 weeks

Number of Employees Required to Run:

25

Bio
After over 20 years working in the restaurant industry, for companies such as McDonald's, Long John Silver's, Pizza Hut and Quiznos, Tom Ryan started his own restaurant in 2007: Smashburger. Named for the way its burgers are cooked (by smashing a ball of ground beef onto the grill), Smashburger offers customers a variety of bun and topping choices. Chicken and veggie burgers are also available, as well as hot dogs, salads, sides and shakes.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $545,500 High - $894,500
Units

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Africa, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Central America, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Mexico, South America, Western Europe
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: August 10th, 2017