Ruth's Chris Steak House Franchises Review

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Franchise Facts

Ruth’s Chris Steak House has a franchise fee of $150,000 with a total initial investment range of $2,539,500 to $5,932,500. Ruth’s Chris Steak House offers protected territory and a 20-year agreement term. Ruth’s Chris Steak House has opened 8 franchisee locations since 2013.

How much does a Ruth's Chris Steak House franchise cost?

Ruth's Chris Steak House has a franchise fee of up to $150,000, with a total initial investment range of $2,539,500 to $5,932,500.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $150,000
  • Total Investment: $2,539,500 to $5,932,500
  • Working Capital: $150,000 to $250,000
  • Royalty Fee: 5%

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How much does a Ruth's Chris Steak House franchise make?

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How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2016 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 59 franchised Ruth's Chris Steak House locations in the USA.

Are there any Ruth's Chris Steak House franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2016 FDD data, Ruth's Chris Steak House has franchise locations in 24 states. The largest region is the South with 35 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2016

Ruth's Chris Steak House is a Franchise Grade Made The Grade™ franchise, which means it's ranked highly by our analysts!
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Ruth's Chris Steak House Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$2,539,500 - $5,932,500
Franchise Fee

$150,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
20 Years
Renewal Term
10 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
67
2015
20
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
5.0%
Ad Fees
1.0%
# of Franchised Outlets

55

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 708 hours. This includes 236 hours of classroom training and 472 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 472
Classroom 236
Total 708

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Ruth's Chris Steak House does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes. Ruth's Chris Steak House offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more details.

Do they use public figures to promote their franchise?

Yes, unlock to find out which public figures are used to promote this franchise.

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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