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Chick-fil-A Franchise Review

Chick-fil-A is graded based on our most recent research.

Franchise Facts

Chick-Fil-A offers a quick service restaurant featuring chicken sandwiches.

How much does a Chick-fil-A franchise cost?

Chick-fil-A has a franchise fee of up to $10,000, with a total initial investment range of $219,055 to $2,912,697.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $10,000
  • Total Investment: $219,055 to $2,912,697
  • Working Capital: $186,495 to $2,707,337

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How much does a Chick-fil-A franchise make?

Franchise revenue and profits depend on a number of unique variables, including local demand for your product, labor costs, commercial lease rates and several other factors. We can help you figure out how much money you can make by reviewing your specific situation. Please unlock this franchise for more information.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2022 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 2235 franchised Chick-fil-A locations in the USA.

Are there any Chick-fil-A franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2022 FDD data, Chick-fil-A has franchise locations in 46 states plus DC. The largest region is the South with 1431 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2022

Chick-fil-A Franchise Stats

Total Investment
$219,055 - $2,912,697
Franchise Fee
$10,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
1 Year
Renewal Term
1 Year
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2012
1626
2021
2235
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
N/A
Ad Fees
0.0%
# of Franchised Outlets
2235

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 210 hours. This includes 69 hours of classroom training and 142 hours of on-the-job training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 142
Classroom 69
Total 210

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Chick-fil-A does NOT offer territory protections.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes. Chick-fil-A offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more details.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1967. The average Chicken, Ribs and Seafood franchise began franchising in 2008.

Do they offer financing support?

Yes, you can also click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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