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Gyu-Kaku Franchise Review

Gyu-Kaku is graded based on our most recent research.

Franchise Facts

Gyu-Kaku is a Japanese style "yakiniku" restaurant offering an assortment of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and deserts for customers to cook on state-of-the art charcoal roaster systems, as well as, proprietary dipping sauces, marinades, and a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

How much does a Gyu-Kaku franchise cost?

Gyu-Kaku has a franchise fee of up to $50,000, with a total initial investment range of $1,215,444 to $1,504,591.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $50,000
  • Total Investment: $1,215,444 to $1,504,591
  • Working Capital: $15,000 to $60,000
  • Royalty Fee: 5.0%

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How much does a Gyu-Kaku franchise make?

Franchise revenue depends on a wide range of factors, as does profit. How much money you can make from any franchise depends on a number of specific factors such as franchise location, labor costs, commercial lease rates and a number of other factors. Unlock this franchise for franchise-specific data and insight.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2017 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 29 franchised Gyu-Kaku locations in the USA.

Are there any Gyu-Kaku franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2017 FDD data, Gyu-Kaku has franchise locations in 14 states. The largest region is the West with 11 franchise locations.


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Last Reviewed: 2017

Category: Ethnic

Gyu-Kaku Franchise Stats

Total Investment
$1,215,444 - $1,504,591
Franchise Fee
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
10 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
Ongoing Fees
Ad Fees
# of Franchised Outlets

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 350 hours. This includes 46 hours of classroom training and 304 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 304
Classroom 46
Total 350

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Gyu-Kaku offers territory protections. For an explanation of territorial rights, unlock this franchise for important details.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes. Gyu-Kaku offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more details.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 2008. The average Ethnic franchise began franchising in 2011.

Do they offer financing support?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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