Investment & Financing

The estimated initial investment includes the following expenditures and their ranges:
Type of Expenditure Low High
Initial Franchise Fee $45,000 $45,000
Real Estate Services Fee $2,500 $2,500
Real Estate (Rent – First 3 months) $20,000 $68,750
Security Deposit $10,000 $20,000
Real Estate Improvements $445,000 $666,000
Computer and Point of Sales Hardware/Software $8,600 $20,500
Computer Software Installation and Training; First Year Subscription $8,500 $8,900
Gift Card Processing and Customer Service Surveys $677 $747
Restaurant Equipment, Furniture, Fixtures and Signage $265,200 $334,192
Utility Deposits $2,000 $5,000
Opening Inventory and Supplies $25,000 $50,000
Grand Opening Advertising $8,000 $15,000
Training Expenses $29,000 $50,000
Licenses – Alcoholic Beverages, Business and Health $6,000 $10,000
Insurance $3,000 $6,000
Legal $2,000 $6,000
Accounting Firm $8,500 $10,000
Reservation System $1,750 $3,500
Additional Funds - 3 months $85,000 $145,000
Total Estimated Initial Investment under the Franchise Program (Excluding Real Estate Purchase Costs) $984,227 $1,466,089
Development Fee (Includes $45,000 Initial Franchise Fee for the first Restaurant) $22,500 $90,000
Total Estimated Initial Investment under the Area Development Program (Excluding Real Estate Purchase Costs) $1,006,727 $1,556,089