Johnny Rockets Franchise

1940s-style hamburger malt shop

Johnny Rockets is an international restaurant chain that offers the food, fun and friendliness of classic, timeless, feel-good Americana. Every Johnny Rockets restaurant serves simple, great-tasting food from a menu of all-American favorites, including our juicy hamburgers, crispy American Fries, classic sandwiches and rich, delicious hand-dipped shakes and malts. It's the place to go for friendly service, flavorful food, uplifting music and relaxed, casual fun.

With annual sales in excess of $300 million, Johnny Rockets is a time-tested brand with an extraordinarily high awareness level, a loyal customer base and a broad demographic appeal.

The all-American theme is one that has proven to be universal and that leaps across all geographic and cultural boundaries. It easily translates into any language and relates to the best concepts of America, around the globe. Throughout the world, people appreciate the stereotypical home-cooked goodness of classic comfort foods; smiling, outgoing service and a bright, clean, cheerful atmosphere.

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How much does it cost to open a Johnny Rockets Franchise?

The investment required to open a Johnny Rockets Franchise is between $581,000-$877,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $49,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Johnny Rockets name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years w/two 5-year options

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Johnny Rockets' Franchise Partner Opens First Of Ten Restaurants In Pakistan
The franchise partner of California-based global hamburger chain Johnny Rockets opened the first of its ten restaurants in Dolmen Mall today in Karachi. In a statement, franchise partner Hamdan International said the opening was part of a strategic plan to have 10 Johnny Rockets in Pakistan by 2022....

Johnny Rockets Makes Franchise Deal In Colombia
Johnny Rockets has announced a franchise agreement with finance veterans Roxana Garces and Jaime Lopez to open 10 Johnny Rockets restaurants in Colombia over the next 10 years. Their first location is slated for Bogota, the nation's capital that has a strong affinity for US brands and boasts an impr...

All-american Restaurant At East River Plaza Becomes Part Of Area Revitalization
Today, Johnny Rockets opened a new 1,250-square-foot restaurant at East River Plaza in East Harlem. The location joins approximately 20 other New York City-area Johnny Rockets restaurants, including four at Yankee Stadium and a location at South Street Seaport - which opened on the company's 25th a...

Johnny Rockets News & Press Releases

When did the first Johnny Rockets open? 1986
When did Johnny Rockets start Franchising? 1987

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2016 340 0 0 0
2004 99 0 16 41
2003 87 0 12 42
2002 81 0 7 49
2001 72 0 10 55
2000 63 0 10 67
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

Meetings, Grand opening, Field operations/evaluations

National media, Regional advertising

Franchisees required to buy multiple units/master licenses; 95% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 48 - 53

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (98% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:
You and/or a business partner(s) must have at least two years restaurant owner/operator experience.

You and/or a business partner(s) must have a net worth of $500 thousand per unit, and available liquid capital of $200 thousand per unit, or more, (net worth of $1.5 million per unit, and available liquid capital of $500 thousand per unit, or more, outside of the U.S.), in order to qualify for development of up to five units.

Development of six units or more will be considered on a case by case basis, pending your net worth and available liquid capital.

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Johnny Rockets 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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Johnny Rockets

Johnny Rockets

Johnny Rockets Group Inc.
20 Enterprise, Suite 300
Aliso Viejo, CA


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