Arby's

The Arby's franchise is a quick-service sandwich restaurant that was founded in 1964 by Forrest and Leroy Raffel in  Boardman, Ohio. They wanted to offer a restaurant concept that included more than just burgers. In addition to its classic Roast Beef and Beef 'n Cheddar sandwiches, the brand also offers a deli-style Market Fresh line of sandwiches, Curly Fries and Jamocha Shakes. The franchise is looking for owners who bring their sandwiches to communities and live by their motto: Inspiring Smiles Through Delightful Experiences. Franchise owners who work with the brand are working with a nationally recognized top fast food franchise that will work in most every market. 

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Arby's Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024

Background

When it comes to fast food restaurants, it seems like hamburgers can be the only option on the menu. This is where the Arby's franchise comes in. Founded in 1964 and franchising since 1965, Forrest and Leroy Raffel wanted to come up with a fast food concept that is more than just burgers. They had experience in the industry as owners of a restaurant equipment business. With over 3,300 restaurants in its system, the brand has a loyal following and is a nationally recognized top fast food franchise. In addition to its classic Roast Beef and Beef 'n Cheddar sandwiches, the brand also offers a deli-style Market Fresh line of sandwiches, Curly Fries and Jamocha Shakes. The franchise is looking for owners who bring their sandwiches to communities and live their motto: Inspiring Smiles Through Delightful Experiences. The brand is known for the Arby’s Fast Crafted identity, which promises fast casual quality with the convenience of a quick-service restaurant. The brand is in such demand that is has enjoyed a decade of growth from 2011-2020, with no signs of stopping. Additionally, franchises owners can remodel existing restaurants. Those who have done that have experienced an increase of sales growth between 10 to 12 percent. The ideal candidate for the franchise is someone who has multi-unit restaurant ownership experience and expertise in supply chain, real estate, operations, and marketing. The franchise is not only booming in the U.S., but it is expanding internationally, with priority markets Mexico, the U.K., Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, and many other locations around the world. 

 

 

Company Details

Founded: 1964
Franchising since: 1965
Canada: Yes
International: Yes
Headquarters: Sandy Springs, Georgia

Support and Training Offered By Arby's

In terms of support and training, the franchisee, both U.S. based and international, can expect help with Restaurant Development Planning, Design and Construction, Operations Training, Marketing and Branding, and whatever else in needed to help you succeed. 

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Arby's Franchise.

What does a Arby's Franchise Cost?

Arby's franchise fees for 2024:

Initial investments: $314,550 - $1,844,200
Net-worth Requirement: $1,000,000
Liquid Cash Requirement: $500,000
Initial Franchise Fee: $6,250 - $37,500
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 4%
Ad Royalty Fee 4.2%

Is Arby's a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Arby's is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Arby's a Home Based franchise?

No. Arby's is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Arby's Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Arby's franchisees make. Arby's offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Arby's Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Arby's franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Arby's Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Arby's franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Arby's's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

More than $250,000

Passive Franchise

No

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

Yes

International Franchise Opportunities

Yes

Arby's Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Arby's franchises for sale. We may have Arby's franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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