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The Melting Pot Franchise Review

Franchise Facts

The Melting Pot is a chain of franchised fondue restaurants in the United States, Canada and Mexico, offering a variety of menu items and serving a variety of food and beverages, featuring fondue.

How much does a The Melting Pot franchise cost?

The Melting Pot has a franchise fee of up to $45,000, with a total initial investment range of $1,429,320 to $1,849,210.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $45,000
  • Total Investment: $1,429,320 to $1,849,210
  • Working Capital: $85,000 to $145,000
  • Royalty Fee: 5.0%

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How much does a The Melting Pot 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 2020 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 96 franchised The Melting Pot locations in the USA.

Are there any The Melting Pot franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2020 FDD data, The Melting Pot has franchise locations in 30 states. The largest region is the South with 49 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2020

The Melting Pot is graded based on our most recent research.

The Melting Pot Franchise Stats

Total Investment
$1,429,320 - $1,849,210
Franchise Fee
$45,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
5 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2014
131
2020
96
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
5.0%
Ad Fees
1.2%
# of Franchised Outlets
96

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 271 hours. This includes 39 hours of classroom training and 232 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 232
Classroom 39
Total 271

Do they offer Territory Rights?

The Melting Pot 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. The Melting Pot offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more details.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1984. The average Ethnic franchise began franchising in 2011.

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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