Togo's
#235 Franchise 500| Specialty sandwiches, salads, soups, wraps

About
Founded

1971

Franchising Since

1977 (42 Years)

Corporate Address

18 N. San Pedro St.
San Jose, CA 95110

CEO

Glenn Lunde

Parent Company

Togo's Franchisor LLC

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$240,500 - $545,700

Net-worth Requirement

$300,000 - $500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$150,000 - $300,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000 - $30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

3%

Financing Options

Togo's has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

50% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

120-160 hours

Classroom Training:

48 hours

Number of Employees Required to Run:

14 - 25

Togo's is ranked #235 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
College student Mike Cobler was tired of eating cafeteria food. With a limited budget, he set up a small sandwich shop in 1971 to serve his fellow students at San Jose State University in Northern California. Soon, lines were forming out the door for Cobler's sandwiches, and he opened another Togo's. The company began franchising in 1977, with shops serving sandwiches, salads, wraps and soups to customers on the West Coast.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $240,500 High - $545,700
Units
-11.4%-27 UNITS (1 Year) -16.0%-40 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: August 27th, 2019