Arby's Franchise

Fast Crafted® Restaurant Brand Specializing in Freshly-Sliced, Deli-Inspired Meats & Sandwiches

Arby’s, founded in 1964, is the first nationally franchised sandwich restaurant brand, with more than 3,300 restaurants worldwide. The Arby’s brand purpose is “Inspiring Smiles Through Delicious Experiences™.” Arby’s delivers on its purpose by celebrating the art of Meatcraft™ with a variety of high-quality proteins paired with crave-able sides, such as Curly Fries and Jamocha shakes. Arby’s® restaurants feature Fast Crafted® service, a unique blend of quick-serve speed and value combined with the quality and made-for-you care of fast casual. Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. is the parent company of the franchisor of the Arby’s brand and is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga.

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How much does it cost to open a Arby's Franchise?

The investment required to open a Arby's Franchise is between $272,700-$1,647,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $12,500-$35,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Arby's name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
  • Royalty Fee:
  • Advertising Fee:
    Min. 4.2%
  • Term of Agreement:
    20 years

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Arby's News & Press Releases

When did the first Arby's open? 1964
When did Arby's start Franchising? 1965

United States: Nationwide

International: Worldwide

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

Arby's training department is committed to helping people become the best they are capable of becoming. From team member to manager, and even beyond, Arby's provides a variety of training and development programs. Here are some of the various training resources available:

* Team member training program
* Management training programs
* Development From Within Program
* Arby's eTrain; a complete Learning Management System
* RBtubes; short training videos to support training needs
* Arby's Brand Activation Kits to support new product and operational rollouts
* Arby's Fulfillment Center to supply training programs and job aids

Because we recognize the ever-changing needs in our restaurants, we are always seeking feedback to improve the training resources. Arby's eTrain continues to grow with new eTrain Learning Modules being added on a regular basis. We are committed to innovation when it comes to growing people at Arby's!

Internal Communications (e.g. newsletters, webinars), Franchise Meetings (e.g. Worldwide Franchise Convention, National Franchise Conference), Crisis & Issues Management (e.g. 24/7 Media Resource Line), Marketing/PR (e.g. grand openings), Security/Safety Procedures, Field Operations/Evaluations and Purchasing Cooperatives.

Business Experience:

Ideal candidates currently operate or have operated multi-unit QSR/Fast Casual portfolios. Also, candidates should have experience and resources to build multiple new restaurants. Financial requirements are a minimum of $500k liquid and $1 million net worth.

Your income potential as a Arby's Franchise entrepreneur depends vastly on many factors. As an entrepreneur, the goals to achieve are related to expanding sales while lowering your operation costs and increasing the quality of your products and or services. Each month your operating costs can include royalty fees, mortgage / rent, supplies for products, staffing, utilities, bookwork, stationary and other items. From one month to the next, you may find your costs fluctuate, but your up-front costs are, for the most part, fixed and they will cover most of the initial setup of equipment, signage and renovations.

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Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc.
1155 Perimeter Center West, 12th Floor
Atlanta, GA


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