Chick-In Waffle

The Chicken-in Waffle franchise is an emerging fast-casual concept based in Kansas City, Missouri. The franchise opportunity is a dine-in storefront, which usually takes up about 2,000 sq. ft. A drive-thru can be added, which allows customers to enjoy their food on the go and does well in suburban areas. The fast-casual franchise partnered with Cloud Kitchen to expand the Chicken-in Waffle model to a ghost kitchen, which opens faster than a standard restaurant. To decrease your competition, you will be provided with an exclusive territory. You will be the only Chick-in Waffle representative in the area. Qualified candidates should be passionate about customer service.

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Chick-In Waffle Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


Fast-casual concepts are some of the fastest-growing businesses in the restaurant industry. An emerging brand to consider is Chicken-in Waffle. The franchise brand puts a twist on two-favorite food items: chicken and waffles. Chicken-in Waffle's mission is to make all of its customers smile due to great customer service and food. The franchise opportunity - which was conceived as co-founders Sara and Dennis Alazzeh were expecting a child -  is a standalone storefront that is usually around 2,000 sq. ft. A drive-thru can be added, which is great for suburban areas and allows customers to get the brand's food on the go. The initial investment, which usually ranges between $198,150 - $320,800. This includes a one-time franchisee fee, inventory, construction, and more. To give entrepreneurs the opportunity to open a business even faster, Chick-in Waffle partnered with Ghost Kitchen to integrate the menu into existing kitchens. The brand is on a mission to make all of its customers smile due to great food a quality service. You will also be provided with great support and training.
In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that details everything that you need to know about running the business properly. This includes marketing and advertising, customer service, food preparation, and more. To add additional revenue to your business, you can offering catering and online ordering services and sell merchandise. With two open locations in Missouri and more set to open soon, Chick-in Waffle is looking to expand throughout the country through franchising. 

Company Details

Headquarters: Kansas City, MO
Canada: No
International: No
Founded: 2019
First franchise: 2021 
B2B: No
Mobile/home-based: No 
Absentee: Kansas City, MO
Exclusive territory: Yes

Support and Training Offered By Chick-In Waffle

In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that details everything that you need to know about running the business properly. This includes marketing and advertising, customer service, food preparation, and more. 

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Chick-In Waffle Franchise.

What does a Chick-In Waffle Franchise Cost?

Chick-In Waffle franchise fees for 2024:

Royalty Fee: 5%
Net Worth Requirement: $25,000
Cash Requirement: $25,000
Initial Investment: $198,150 - $320,800
Initial Franchise Fee: $25,000

Is Chick-In Waffle a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Chick-In Waffle 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 Chick-In Waffle a Home Based franchise?

No. Chick-In Waffle is not a home based franchise opportunity.

Does Chick-In Waffle Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. Chick-In Waffle franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Is Chick-In Waffle Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Chick-In Waffle franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Chick-In Waffle Looking for International franchisees?

No. Chick-In Waffle franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Chick-In Waffle's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

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Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

$25,000 - $50,000

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Chick-In Waffle Franchises for Sale

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