Smashburger Franchise

Fast-casual, better burger

Spread the Burger Love and Become a Smashburger Franchisee Today

Smashburger franchisees are proven multi-unit operators, leaders in the industry whose energy, passion and entrepreneurial spirit fuel an eagerness to feed hungry burger lovers.

To be every city's favorite burger place, Smashburger chooses only the best people to be Smashburger franchisees. Our franchise partners are committed to setting a new standard of guest experience. From the taste of the food, to the speed and accuracy of the order, the power of our people to make decisions, the friendly face at the counter and the cleanliness of the restaurant, our Smashburger franchise partners proudly strive to deliver a great guest experience in every restaurant, every time.

Together the Smashburger corporate team and the Smashburger franchisees will quickly make Smashburger every city's favorite burger place.

The Smashburger corporate team is dedicated to ensuring the success of the Smashburger franchisees so Smashburger can become every city's favorite burger place. The Smashburger corporate team has a variety of backgrounds, including operations, real estate, marketing, public relations, human resources, purchasing and information technology. The Smashburger team specializes in helping Smashburger franchisees during pre-opening, grand opening and provides on-going support.

Smashburger succeeds if our franchisees succeed, and we are committed to your success!
The Smashburger team will provide you with the systems, resources and support you need to operate your business successfully.

The total investment necessary to begin operation of a Smashburger
Restaurant is estimated to be $743,130 to $1,404,535. This includes
$41,500 to $71,500 that must be paid to franchisor or its affiliates. If
we grant you area development rights, the total investment necessary to
acquire these rights is estimated to be $20,000 to $480,000 (based on a standard 2 to
25 restaurant development deal, determined by multiplying $20,000 by the
total number of restaurants you agree to develop, less one), all of
which must be paid to franchisor or its affiliates.

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How much does it cost to open a Smashburger Franchise?

The investment required to open a Smashburger Franchise is between $743,130-$1,404,535. There is an initial franchise fee of $40,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Smashburger name.

Individual Unit Costs

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When did the first Smashburger open? 2007
When did Smashburger start Franchising? 2008

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Business Experience:
Smashburger (Smashburger Franchising LLC) is seeking multi-unit development partners domestically and internationally. To be considered, individuals or partnerships must meet the following minimum criteria:

  • Demonstrated enthusiasm, drive, and passion and a proven record of success in the restaurant industry
  • Five years multi-unit restaurant management experience as an owner and/or operator
  • Experience operating a minimum business of 10 or more units
  • Minimum financial net worth of $2 million and liquidity of $500,000
  • Typical development agreement commitment of 5-20 units
  • Operating, real estate and trade area experience in development territory
  • Dedicated support team for Smashburger
  • Ability to obtain a liquor license (where applicable)

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Smashburger 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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