Tin Star Restaurant Franchise

Southwestern-style quick-service restaurant

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Become a Part of the Tin Star Family

Tin Star is seeking energetic, motivated restaurateurs with an unrelenting commitment to Guest service, quality and freshness. We're proud of our concept, and we're excited to find qualified, experienced franchisees who share our passion for great food, fantastic flavors and the Tin Star spirit of hospitality.

Take a look at our preliminary requirements and contact our corporate officers for information about available opportunities. If you are interested in developing a specific market and meet all of the preliminary requirements, please complete our application. The Tin Star team has worked hard to put together a franchise program that includes support related to restaurant design, operations, training and development and marketing.

Rich Hicks, President, has extensive experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry. At Tin Star, our spirit shines through our people, our food, and the experience we create for our Guests. We invite you to get in touch with us to learn more about specific franchise opportunities available at Tin Star.

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How much does it cost to open a Tin Star Restaurant Franchise?

The investment required to open a Tin Star Restaurant Franchise is $500,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $20,000-$35,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Tin Star Restaurant name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years

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Tin Star Restaurant News & Press Releases

When did the first Tin Star Restaurant open? 1999
When did Tin Star Restaurant start Franchising? 2003

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2005 7 0 0 0
2004 7 0 0 0
2003 0 0 0 4
2002 N/A N/A N/A 4
2001 N/A N/A N/A 3
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

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

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Franchisees required to buy multiple units/master licenses; 100% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 35

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

Business Experience:

  • Industry experience
  • General business experience
  • Marketing skills

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Tin Star Restaurant 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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    Tin Star Restaurant

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    Tin Star Restaurant
    1800 Preston Park Blvd., #104
    Plano, TX


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