Chick-fil-A Franchise Review

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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 $258,625 to $1,609,300.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $10,000
  • Total Investment: $258,625 to $1,609,300
  • Working Capital: $222,600 to $1,444,400

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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 2016 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 1646 franchised Chick-fil-A locations in the USA.

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

Based on 2016 FDD data, Chick-fil-A has franchise locations in 40 states plus DC. The largest region is the South with 1218 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2016

Chick-fil-A is a Franchise Grade Made The Grade™ franchise, which means it's ranked highly by our analysts!

Chick-fil-A Franchise Stats

Total Investment
$258,625 - $1,609,300
Franchise Fee
$10,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
1 Year
Renewal Term
1 Year
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2011
1324
2015
1646
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
N/A
Ad Fees
3.3%
# of Franchised Outlets
1390

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 337 hours. This includes 133 hours of classroom training and 204 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 204
Classroom 133
Total 337

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Chick-fil-A does NOT offer exclusive territories.

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 2005.

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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