Franchise Opportunity FAQs

Qualified franchise candidates should have relevant ownership and operations experience, as well as the financial wherewithal and personnel infrastructure to support the development obligations of one or more restaurants in their chosen market(s). Prior business experience and an appreciation for the brand’s business model and culture are musts. Visit our Investment section for more details.

Franchise candidates should have prior business, franchise or restaurant operations experience, including the management of portfolios ranging from 1 to 20 units. Ideally, candidates also possess an unwavering passion to transform the fast-casual restaurant segment with the best burger concept in America.

Becoming a MOOYAH franchisee is a multi-step process that can take anywhere from three to nine months, or more. Visit our Get Started page and a member of our team can provide you with more information.

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes strongly recommends that you live in the area you develop. Our model works best with franchise owners who are connected in their communities and live close to their restaurants and teams. We have owner-operators, multi-unit franchisees, and multi-brand franchisees in our system.

Yes, MOOYAH offers both single-unit and multi-unit development agreements. Multi-unit development agreements offer owners the opportunity to exclusively develop and build their business in a contiguous geographic area. We believe this is the best model to promote franchisee success for many franchisees.

Franchise owners are required to pay an initial franchise fee of $40,000 per location. This fee is payable upon signing the Franchise Agreement. Visit our Investment page for more details.

The current royalty fee is 6% of gross sales. The marketing contribution is currently 3% of gross sales. Visit our Investment page for more details.

This fee covers your MOOYAH training, plans for building out the restaurant, access to our systems, technology, operational support, and more.

The Federal Trade Commission and various state franchise sales regulations do not allow us to provide specific project projections. Your sales will depend on many factors, including the locations of your restaurant, traffic flow, local marketing and advertising, the cost of your investment and other important factors such as the ability to operate and manage your restaurant(s) effectively. To learn more about the financial aspects of franchising with MOOYAH, we will provide you our Franchise Disclosure Document with financial disclosures when you are further along in the evaluation process.

We do not offer direct or indirect financing. We do not guarantee your promissory notes, mortgages, leases or other obligations. However, we have relationships with several banks that work routinely with our franchisees.

The development of your MOOYAH restaurant(s) is contingent upon the number of restaurants, site selection and construction approval process, as well as the size of the market that you are developing. The schedule will be determined upon mutual agreement as part of the approval process.

While it’s not essential that franchise candidates possess an understanding of local real estate and construction processes, it is preferred. We’ll assist you in choosing sites that meet MOOYAH’s selection criteria, work with you to create a store design, and provide support during the construction process.

MOOYAH’s franchise team is made up of industry pros who each have a wealth of experience growing with franchisees across the restaurant industry. We work with our franchisees every step of the way, from signing to opening to ensure they get industry-leading support. From the beginning, we support our franchisees as valuable members of the MOOYAH family with comprehensive support when it comes to employee training, restaurant operations, equipment, technology and marketing.

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The standard term for a MOOYAH franchise agreement is 10 years.

We’re on a mission to bring the best-tasting in America to more markets nationwide. If you believe a location near you would be ideal for a MOOYAH franchise location, we’d love to hear from you! Visit our Available Territories page to learn more or click here to get in touch with our team.

Our Operations MOO Crew will work with you to determine the management and staff necessary to support your business needs.

You are obviously a smart, ambitious person. Fill out our request form and a member of our franchise team will be in touch. We encourage you to explore our website for more information about the steps to owning your own MOOYAH.

Disclaimer: This document serves as a general guideline for potential franchisees, but meeting any/all of certain requirements does not guarantee the automatic grant of a franchise. While fulfilling specific criteria is an important aspect of the franchise application process, it does not imply a guaranteed approval or issuance of a franchise agreement.

The decision to grant a franchise is subject to various factors, including but not limited to financial stability, business experience, and the overall suitability of the prospective franchisee. Meeting the specified requirements is only one step in the evaluation process, and MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes retains the discretion to approve or deny franchise applications based on a comprehensive assessment.

Prospective franchisees are encouraged to carefully review the franchise disclosure document (FDD) and engage in thorough discussions with MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes to fully understand the terms, conditions, and expectations associated with the franchise relationship. This disclaimer is intended to make clear that meeting the outlined requirements does not create an express or implied guarantee of franchise approval.

It is advisable for potential franchisees to seek legal counsel to ensure a comprehensive understanding of their rights and obligations before entering into any franchise agreement.

Do you think you have the right mix of qualifications to franchise with us? Get started with our MOOYAH franchising process today!

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