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FAMOUSLY HIGH
SALES-TO-INVESTMENT.

With our affordable QSR model, you can open more Famous Dave’s restaurants, faster.

OUR RESTAURANTS

In order to harness the benefits of the full service and Fast-Casual industries, we provide a QSR model, Flex Service, and Full Service models. We will work with Franchise Owners based on their investment level to establish the best model for their market.

So where’s the best place to put your shiny new Famous Dave’s restaurant? Here’s the site criteria we will follow as we help you find the ideal location:

RETAIL SPACE END-CAP LOCATION MAIN ROAD VISIBILITY
1,800 – 2,400 SQ FT
AVERAGE SEATING CAPACITY 65 SEATS
END-CAP PREFERED IN FAMILY-CENTRIC DESTINATION LOCATION

EXPENDITUREAMOUNT - LOWAMOUNT - HIGH
TOTAL$821,750–$1,700,750$1,316,250–$2,920,750
Initial Fee$45K$45K
Leasehold Improvements$10.5K–$25K$10.5K–$25K
Land, Building & Construction$600K–$1,5M$2.4M–$3.2M
Travel & Expenses During Travel$10K–$20K$25K–$40K
Expenses For Opening Team$50K–$60K $55K–$100K
Furniture, Fixtures, Decor & Equipment$300K–$550K$500K–$650K
Architect & Engineer Fees $40K–$70K$50K–$170K
Signs$25K–$45K$45K–$75K
Liquor License Costs$500–$5K$25K–$75K
Site Model Report Fee$750$750
Lease Payments - 3 Months$10.5$11K–$25K
Employee Salaries - 3 Months$15K–$35K$15K–$35K
Miscellaneous$5K–$10K$5K–$10K
Grand Opening$15K–$25K$15K–$25K
Additional Funds - 3 Months$5K–$10K$5K–$10K

REQUIREMENTS

Our financial requirements are based on the availability of $750,000 in liquid capital, a net worth of $1,500,000 and a credit score of 700 or higher. The franchise fee for one unit is $45,000.

Those candidates with experience in multi-unit franchising or with a high degree restaurant background may be eligible for a multi-unit agreement with Famous Dave’s, which affords new Franchise Owners with a lower franchise fee for each unit awarded.

INVESTMENT $812K–$2.9M
ROYALTY 5%
MARKETING FUND 1%
FRANCHISE FEE $45K
REQUIRED LIQUID $750K
REQUIRED NET $1.5M

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