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Smashburger Franchising LLC

Smashburger Franchising LLC



Franchising Since

2008 (10 Years)

Corporate Address

1515 Arapahoe St.
Denver, CO 80202


David Prokupek

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$545,500 - $894,500

Net-worth Requirement


Liquid Cash Requirement


Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000 - $40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee


Ad Royalty Fee


Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops



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:


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.
Initial Investment: Low - $545,500 High - $894,500

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