KFC US LLC Franchise

Fast-food chicken restaurant

His recipe is still a secret, but more than 2 billion of Colonel Harland Sanders' 'finger lickin' good' chicken dinners are served annually in more than 82 countries around the world. Nearly 50 years ago, Colonel Sanders set out to sell complete meals to time-strapped families, calling his home meal replacements 'Sunday Dinner, Seven Days a Week.' Acquired by PepsiCo in 1986, KFC is now a part of Yum! Brands Inc., which includes A&W, Long John Silver's, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut.

The total investment necessary to begin operation of a newly constructed
KFC outlet ranges from $1,442,600 to $2,771,550. This includes $45,000
to $50,000 that must be paid to KFCLLC or its affiliates.
The total
investment necessary to begin operation of a reopened or remodeled
former KFC outlet, or converted KFC outlet ranges from $1,008,600 to
$2,221,550. This includes $45,000 to $50,000 that must be paid to KFCLLC
or its affiliates.

KFCLLC also offers multi-unit development opportunities. The total
investment necessary to begin exercising development rights is estimated
to be $135,000 to $540,000 (based on the expectation that you will
develop 3 to 12 outlets during the term of the development agreement),
determined by multiplying the number of new outlets you agree to develop
by $45,000, all of which must be paid to KFCLLC.
The total investment necessary to begin operation of a KFC
non-traditional outlet ranges from $241,100 to $996,000. This includes
$12,100 to $17,100 that must be paid to the licensor or its affiliates.

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How much does it cost to open a KFC US LLC Franchise?

The investment required to open a KFC US LLC Franchise is between $1,008,550-$2,771,500. There is an initial franchise fee of $45,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the KFC US LLC name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    20 years
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When did the first KFC US LLC open? 1930
When did KFC US LLC start Franchising? 1952

United States: Nationwide

International: Worldwide

Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No Yes
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No Yes
Accounts Receivable No Yes
Payroll No Yes

Other Financing Source(s): 3rd-party financing available


On-The-Job Training: 6 weeks
Classroom Training: 2 days

Purchasing Co-ops
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security/Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform

National Media
Social media

Franchisees required to buy multiple units/master licenses

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed.

Business Experience:

  • Industry experience
  • General business experience
  • Marketing skills

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at KFC US LLC Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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