Gyu-Kaku Franchise

Japanese restaurant

Gyu-Kaku System operates over 700 locations worldwide and has more than 10 years franchising experience in Japan.

Reins International USA has more than 8 years operating experience in the U.S. to modify the system for the U.S. market w/ 12 units.

Gyu-Kaku has been awarded the prestigious Hot Concept Award by the restaurant industry's premier trade publication, Nation's Restaurant News!
We like to think of it as the Oscars of the restaurant business.

The Hot Concept Award is given each year by the editors of NRN to six emerging restaurant brands that have distinguished themselves as Hot Concepts: "fast-growing, financially proven overachievers that are on their way to becoming tomorrow's giants." Each winner must be a clearly defined concept that appeals to consumers and positions the company at the leading edge of foodservice.
The goal is to recognize brands for their innovation, successful business strategies and entrepreneurial spirit.

The initial franchise fee is $50,000. The estimated investment necessary
to begin operation of a Gyu-Kaku franchise unit franchise range is
$1,200,444 to $2,526,540. This includes $56,500 to $71,500 that is paid
to the franchisor and its affiliates.
The franchisor may also offer you
the optional right to execute an Area Development Agreement granting you
a right to open one to four additional Outlets for an additional
investment of $25,000 (for one additional Outlet) to $100,000 (for four
additional Outlets), all of which must be paid to the franchisor.

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How much does it cost to open a Gyu-Kaku Franchise?

The investment required to open a Gyu-Kaku Franchise is between $1,200,444-$2,526,540. There is an initial franchise fee of $50,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Gyu-Kaku name.

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When did the first Gyu-Kaku open? 1996
When did Gyu-Kaku start Franchising? 1997

United States: Nationwide

International: Worldwide


On-The-Job Training: 304 hours
Classroom Training: 46 hours
Additional Training: At company-owned restaurants

Purchasing Co-ops
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Co-op Advertising
Regional Advertising
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Absentee Ownership Allowed Number of Employees Required to Run: 20

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Gyu-Kaku 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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20000 Mariner Ave., #500
Torrance, CA


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