Pepe's Mexican Restaurants Franchise

Mexican restaurant franchise

Pepe's concept began in 1954 as a taqueria in Chicago. Pepe's Incorporated has been franchising Pepe's Mexican Restaurants since 1967. Pepe's prepares and serves a full menu of Mexican food items for dining-in or carryout. It also operates a 57,000 square foot U.S. commissary where it produces food products for its franchised restaurants and its branded product program. The branded product program sells food products to schools, factories, and office cafeterias, as well as the U.S. Military for use at military bases in the United States and abroad.

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How much does it cost to open a Pepe's Mexican Restaurants Franchise?

The investment required to open a Pepe's Mexican Restaurants Franchise is between $207,000-$652,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $10,000-$15,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Pepe's Mexican Restaurants name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    20 years

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When did the first Pepe's Mexican Restaurants open? 1967
When did Pepe's Mexican Restaurants start Franchising? 1967

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2005 48 0 0 0
2004 49 0 0 0
2003 52 0 0 0
2002 52 0 0 0
2001 52 0 0 0
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No Yes
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No No
Inventory No Yes
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Newsletter, Meetings, Grand opening, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives

Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising

Franchisees required to buy multiple units/master licenses; 25% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 10

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

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Pepe's Mexican Restaurants 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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Pepe's Mexican Restaurants

Pepe's Mexican Restaurants

Pepe's Mexican Restaurants
1325 W. 15th St.
Chicago, IL


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