Melting Pot Restaurants Franchise

Fondue-specialty restaurants

Since 1984, The Melting Pot franchises have opened nationwide, serving a variety of cheese and dessert fondues, salads and entrees including filet mignon, lobster tail, sirloin and breast of chicken, all prepared in different fondue cooking styles. No restaurant experience is required to become a franchisee.

Seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S., Africa, Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Central America, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Mexico,
South America and Western Europe
Veteran Incentives  20% off franchise fee

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How much does it cost to open a Melting Pot Restaurants Franchise?

The investment required to open a Melting Pot Restaurants Franchise is between $1,404,320-$1,824,210. There is an initial franchise fee of $20,000-$45,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Melting Pot Restaurants name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years
  • Renewal Fee:
    50% of current franchise fee

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When did the first Melting Pot Restaurants open? 1975
When did Melting Pot Restaurants start Franchising? 1984
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No Yes
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No Yes
Accounts Receivable No Yes
Payroll No Yes

Third Party Financing Source(s): UPS Business Capitol, GE Capitol


On-The-Job Training: 288 hours
Classroom Training: 40 hours

Purchasing Co-ops
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security/Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform


Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Social media
Website development
Email marketing

45% of all franchisees own more than one unit

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

Business Experience:

  • General business experience

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Melting Pot 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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    Melting Pot Restaurants

    The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc.
    7886 Woodland Center Blvd.
    Tampa, FL


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