Panda Express Franchise Review
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Franchise FactsIn 1983, the first Panda Express provided the opportunity to share the bold flavors of Chinese cuisine with their guests. A family's inspiration to bring people together began in Glendale, California and is now available around the world.
How much does a Panda Express franchise cost?Panda Express has a franchise fee of up to $25,000, with a total initial investment range of $377,100 to $1,884,000.
- Initial Franchise Fee: $25,000
- Total Investment: $377,100 to $1,884,000
- Working Capital: $60,000 to $110,000
- Royalty Fee: 8.0%
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How much does a Panda Express 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 2021 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 140 franchised Panda Express locations in the USA.
Are there any Panda Express franchise opportunities near me?Based on 2021 FDD data, Panda Express has franchise locations in 34 states plus DC. The largest region is the South with 79 franchise locations.
This franchise is expanding into new markets and might be available near you. One of our franchise experts will have detailed knowledge about this brand. Unlock to learn more and connect with our experts.
Last Reviewed: 2021
Panda Express Franchise Stats
$377,100 - $1,884,000
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Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?Yes, they have an initial training program of 1299 hours. This includes 239 hours of classroom training and 1060 hours of on-the-job training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.