Steak n Shake Franchise

Steakburgers, fries, shakes

Benefits of Franchising
The benefits of franchising with Steak n Shake can't be duplicated:
* Proven Concept - The Steak n Shake concept has withstood all types of economic circumstances and continually emerged stronger and stronger.
* Growing - Since 1996, Steak n Shake system-wide sales have grown from $268 million to $549 million. In the past decade, the chain has doubled in size.
* Huge, Untapped Development Potential - Steak n Shake currently operates over 490 restaurants in just 20 states. Looking ahead, we forecast that Steak n Shake has the potential to develop over 1,000 units nationwide.
* Unique Niche Positioning - There is no single offering that is a head-on alternative to our restaurant concept. Steak n Shake serves a distinct niche in the mid-scale, casual dining segment of the restaurant industry.
* Core Products that Generate a Strong Loyal Following - The core of the Steak n Shake menu includes STEAKBURGERS, thin and crispy French Fries, Chili, and Hand-dipped Milk Shakes.
* Product Development - Steak n Shake has a pipeline of new products that build on core products consumers love. Recent innovations have included new Side-by-Side Milkshakes and Sippable Sundaes.

Future innovations will include more milkshake innovation, burger news, and health conscious offerings.

All of these benefits equal a great chance at success in the restaurant business. The only thing missing is you.

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How much does it cost to open a Steak n Shake Franchise?

The investment required to open a Steak n Shake Franchise is between $672,000-$1,835,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $25,000-$40,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Steak n Shake name.

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Steak n Shake News & Press Releases

When did the first Steak n Shake open? 1934
When did Steak n Shake start Franchising? 1945

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2005 45 0 0 386
2004 59 0 0 359
2003 57 0 0 354
2002 57 0 0 329
2001 0 0 0 0

United States: North East, South, South East, South West, West,

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� Unparalleled Operations Support - A Steak n Shake Manager of Field Operations will help you open your restaurant and will be available for consultation with day-to-day operations. To help ensure a smooth restaurant opening experience, Steak n Shake will provide your first training hours via seasoned Steak n Shake trainers/staff. You will also receive our Operating Standards System, Manager-in-Training and Management Development Programs. Through your Manager of Field Operations, you will have the multi-functional resources of the Steak n Shake Company working on your behalf.

� World Class Marketing - The Steak n Shake marketing is directed toward building brand loyalty and is not price-driven or reliant on low price discounting. Steak n Shake's television and print marketing are product-benefit directed, showing why Steak n Shake is superior to fast food alternatives with a fun, irreverent, tongue-in-cheek humorous approach. Sample television spots are available on this website for your viewing pleasure. The Marketing System is user-friendly and designed for the success of Franchisees.

Your income potential as a Steak n Shake 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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Steak n Shake, , mid-scale, casual dining, restaurant, STEAKBURGERS, French Fries, Chili, Hand-dipped Milk Shakes, Side-by-Side Milkshakes, Sippable Sundaes
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Steak n Shake

Steak n Shake

Steak n Shake
36 S. Penn. St., #500
Indianapolis, IN


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