Burger King Franchise

Quick-service hamburger restaurant

In 1954, James McLamore and David Edgerton opened the first Burger King restaurant in Miami; selling 18 cent broiled hamburgers and milkshakes. Three years later, the company's signature Whopper was introduced, selling for 37 cents a piece.

Today Burger King restaurants serve chicken nuggets, salads, a breakfast menu and kids meals. In 1998, the company opened its 10,000th location in Sydney, Australia.

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How much does it cost to open a Burger King Franchise?

The investment required to open a Burger King Franchise is between $1,200,000-$2,800,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $50,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Burger King name.

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    20 years
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When did the first Burger King open? 1954
When did Burger King start Franchising? 1961

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2004 7050 228 3185 1182
2003 7252 233 3090 1150
2002 7552 244 2629 1038
2001 7756 214 2409 993
2000 7826 208 2495 867

International: Africa, Asia, Canada, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Western Europe,

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

You may have to complete up to 84 days of classroom and on the job training that includes a mandatory 80 hour New Franchisee Orientation, and up to 7 weeks of in-restaurant training. You will also find detailed information regarding the training program in our FDD.

Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations

Co-op advertising, National media, Regional advertising

Business Experience:

  • Industry experience
  • General business experience
  • Marketing skills

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Burger King 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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    Burger King

    Burger King

    Burger King Corp.
    P.O. Box 020783
    Miami, FL


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