Farmer Boys Franchise

Drive-thru and dine-in restaurant offering hamburgers, sandwiches, salads and breakfast items

During the 1970s, brothers Makis and Chris Havadjias worked in restaurants to earn money for college. They helped the owners of one of those restaurants rebuild the establishment, and later bought it. With the experience they gained at that first restaurant, the brothers bought a poorly performing restaurant in Perris, California, that they built into Farmer Boys.

With the help of their three other brothers, the Havadjias expanded Farmer Boys throughout Riverside and San Bernardino counties in Southern California. Each location serves hamburgers, sandwiches, salads and a full breakfast menu. The company began franchising in 1998.

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How much does it cost to open a Farmer Boys Franchise?

The investment required to open a Farmer Boys Franchise is between $1,063,500-$1,613,500. There is an initial franchise fee of $45,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Farmer Boys name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    20 years

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When did the first Farmer Boys open? 1981
When did Farmer Boys start Franchising? 1997

United States: Arizona, California, Nevada

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

Third Party Financing Source(s): the SBA

On-The-Job Training: 480 hours
Classroom Training: 60 hours

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Grand Opening
Online Support
Security/Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
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Co-op Advertising
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Regional Advertising
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20% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 30

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • Industry experience
  • General business experience

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

    Farmer Boys

    Farmer Boys
    3452 University Ave.
    Riverside, CA


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