KitchenGuard Services

KitchenGuard Services, an emerging brand in commercial kitchen exhaust cleaning, plans to revolutionize the highly fragmented market with a strong value proposition. Offering comprehensive services beyond cleaning, including filter exchange and technical repairs, setting itself apart with higher ticket sales, excellent account management, and strong customer retention, aiming for nationwide expansion.

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KitchenGuard Services


KitchenGuard Services Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


With an extremely fragmented market and limited direct franchise competition (1), the KEC industry is in severe need for a professionalized service offering that can provide numbers solutions for commercial kitchens that are currently unmet in the market place.

KitchenGuard has unique value propositions with multiple service lines that have a direct advantage to the entire industry from management of equipment, consulting to emerging restaurant brands along with a high customer touch environment that allows the highest customer satisfaction and ultimately customer retention for scheduled revenue forecasts. Our teams sales cycle process for new business development is unmatched, on average or 2-3 weeks for new acquisition. This defines KitchenGuard as an industry leader and subject matter expert.

The need of these services stated above and the high technology utilize with KitchenGuard provides an industry leading customer experience along with strong desire for organic growth and native lead generation due to the industries collective relationships within. Combine this with strategic partners such as fire management companies, roofers, GC's etc that are always wanting referral partners in this industry, its undeniable that this is a service offering/business solution that brings amazing opportunity.

Company Details

Established: 2009
First Unit Franchised: will be 2023
Franchised Units: 0
Company Owned Units: 2
States Registered In: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IN, ID, IA, IL, KS, KY, LA, MD,  MI, MS, MO, MT, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NV, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, WY 

Canada Franchises: No
International Franchises: No

Support and Training Offered By KitchenGuard Services

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Cooperative Advertising: Yes
Training is held at our headquarters in Escondido, CA. Initial & supplemental training is held online thru an LMS platform. At San Diego HQ, we have a state of the art, fully recreated kitchen exhaust cleaning "playground" that fully prepares you as an owner as well as any technician that you may hire that needs training until you can provide training locally to your team. This is complimentary by KitchenGuard. Additionally, sales training for the franchise owners sales teams are also held from the San Diego headquarters.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a KitchenGuard Services Franchise.

What does a KitchenGuard Services Franchise Cost?

KitchenGuard Services franchise fees for 2024:

  • Franchise Fee $49,000, 2nd $40,000
  • Total Investment: $173,700 - $308,550
  • Minimum Net Worth: $250,000
  • Liquid Capital $75,000
  • Royalty: 8-10%
  • Ad: 1%
  • Item 19: Yes
  • Average Number of Employees: 8
  • Visa Candidates: No
  • Passive Ownership: No
  • Home-Based: No
  • B2B: Yes
  • Master Franchise Opportunities: No
  • Veteran Discount: Yes, $5000

Is KitchenGuard Services a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. KitchenGuard Services 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 KitchenGuard Services a Home Based franchise?

No. KitchenGuard Services is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do KitchenGuard Services Franchise Owners Make?

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

Is KitchenGuard Services a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. KitchenGuard Services is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does KitchenGuard Services Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. KitchenGuard Services franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does KitchenGuard Services Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

No. KitchenGuard Services franchise does not work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is KitchenGuard Services Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. KitchenGuard Services franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is KitchenGuard Services Looking for International franchisees?

No. KitchenGuard Services franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

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

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Cleaning & Maid Services, Food & Restaurants, Green & Eco Friendly, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


KitchenGuard Services Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing KitchenGuard Services franchises for sale. We may have KitchenGuard Services 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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