Checkers Drive-In Franchise

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Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. is the largest double drive-thru restaurant chain in the United States. Checkers develops, produces, owns, operates, and franchises quick service “double drive-thru” restaurants under the two brand names “Checkers" and “Rally’s Hamburgers". The restaurants are designed to provide fast and efficient automobile-oriented service and appeal to guests of all ages. The double drive-thru concept allows Checkers' and Rally’s Hamburgers to capitalize on the fact that approximately fifty percent of all quick-service food business is drive-thru. Guests can also enjoy a 1950’s flashback with walk-up ordering and outdoor dining in the outside picnic area at most locations.
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How much does it cost to open a Checkers Drive-In Franchise?

The estimated investment required to open a Checkers Drive-In Franchise is between $96,414-$1,501,265. There is an initial franchise fee of $30,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Checkers Drive-In name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
    $96,414-$1,501,265
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
    $30,000
  • Royalty Fee:
    4%
  • Advertising Fee:
    4.5%
  • Term of Agreement:
    20 years



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Checkers Drive-In News & Press Releases

When did the first Checkers Drive-In open? 1986
When did Checkers Drive-In start Franchising? 1989

United States: Nationwide

International:

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

Training
On-The-Job Training: 160-220 hours
Classroom Training: 32-40 hours
Additional Training: In training restaurant

Support
Newsletter
Meetings/Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security/Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection

Marketing
Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising

Business Experience:

  • Industry experience
  • General business experience

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Checkers Drive-In 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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    Checkers Drive-In

    Checkers Drive-In

    Checkers Drive-In Restaurants Inc.
    4300 W. Cypress St., #600
    Tampa, FL
    33607

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