TacoTime Franchise

Quick-service Mexican restaurant chain

Subsequent to moving on from the University of Oregon, Taco Time organizer Ron Fraedrick went gaga for the Mexican cooking he examined as he went all through Southern California. Choosing to convey back his freshly discovered taste to the place where he grew up of Eugene, Oregon, Fraedrick opened up the principal Taco Time eatery in 1959. Utilizing flavors Fraedrick made himself, the eatery sold more than 3,500 tacos in its opening end of the week. The organization opened its first establishment in 1961 and now has establishments in both unattached and express locales all through the United States and Canada and in addition in Japan and Kuwait. In 2000, the organization presented Brand Renaissance, which incorporates an office stylistic layout bundle and upgraded nourishment blend and bundling, as a restoration of the brand.

TacoTime is claimed by Kahala, franchisor of Blimpie, Cereality, Cold Stone Creamery, Frullati Café and Bakery, Great Steak and Potato, Johnnie's, Nrgize, Ranch 1, Rollerz, Samurai Sam's and Surf City Squeeze.

For over 50 years, TacoTime has offered our loyal customers a tasty variety of freshly prepared, home-style Mexican fare. Our ingredients and the care we take in making our food fresh makes us truly a one-of-a-kind taste experience and sets us apart from our competitors.

The TacoTime brand and menu offerings continue to evolve as the industry changes. From decor enhancements to additional menu items, we are constantly moving forward with new ways to grow your business. As a proven brand with solid brand awareness, we are committed to meeting the ever changing demands of your customers.

Kahala, the franchisor of TacoTime, is proud of the extensive support we provide our franchisees. From site selection to grand opening assistance, our dedicated support team will assist you throughout your journey to your store opening. Our tested operating system and industry experience enable us to keep the cost of entry and operating costs as low as possible. We understand that opening a restaurant isn’t like flipping a switch, so we've developed a unique support structure that gives you the best opportunity to hit the ground running.

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How much does it cost to open a TacoTime Franchise?

The investment required to open a TacoTime Franchise is between $331,150-$636,800. There is an initial franchise fee of $30,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the TacoTime name.

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TacoTime News & Press Releases

When did the first TacoTime open? 1959
When did TacoTime start Franchising? 1961

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2005 247 108 0 2
2004 169 111 0 0
2003 164 115 5 6
2002 169 115 5 5
2001 171 115 5 4

United States: California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington,


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

K-Tec is a 5-day training all Kahala franchisees receive and is the companion to brand specific in-store training. It introduces participants to the Kahala culture, level of support provided, and the roles and responsibilities for supporting franchisee and franchisor success. It provides exposure to basic business concepts such as customer service, profitability, quality assurance, inventory, purchasing and distribution, and more.

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

Co-op advertising, National media, Regional advertising

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 15

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • General business experience

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