Hard Times Cafe Franchise


Hard Times Cafe and Hard Times Cafe & Cue is an American Chili Parlor with a 26 year history in the Washington DC area. World Famous for it's Chili recipes, Hard Times serves Chili, Chili Macs, Wings, Onion Rings, Nachos, Chili Dogs, Char-Grilled Burgers and more.

To be considered as a Franchisee you must have 5 years restaurant operational experience with a minimum cash investment ability of $200,000 and sufficient net worth to secure financing for the development of a Hard Times Cafe.

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How much does it cost to open a Hard Times Cafe Franchise?

The investment required to open a Hard Times Cafe Franchise is between $449,000-$1,000,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $30,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Hard Times Cafe name.

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To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Hard Times Cafe 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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Hard Times Cafe

Hard Times Cafe

Hard Times Cafe
112 South West Street Suite 310
Alexandria, VA


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