Randy's Donuts

The Randy's Donuts franchise is a California-based donut business. The brand was founded in 1952 and began franchising in 2019. Since that time, Randy's Donuts has expanded to dozens of locations around the world. Known for its Giant Rooftop Donut, it has become a staple in Los Angeles. The brand has been featured in movies, tv, and brand advertising. The ideal franchisee needs to have a track record as a multi-unit restaurant or retail owner and live in the territory they would like to franchise. Candidates are also ideally capitalized with a minimum net worth of $1 million dollars of which $300,000 must be liquid assets. 

Interested in Franchise Ownership?

Request a Consultation

Randy's Donuts

Randy's Donuts Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024

Background

One of life's great pleasures is donuts. A brand to consider is Randy's Donuts. The brand was founded in 1952 and has since become famous for its Giant Rooftop Donut, which has attracted visitors from around the world. One of the most popular spots in Los Angeles, the donut franchise has been featured in films, television, and brand advertising. Due to the positive responses from fans, Randy’s is consistently named one of the top donut shops in the U.S. and the most reviewed and highest rated donut shop on Yelp for 70 years. Customers can't get enough of Randy's selection of classic, fancy, premium and deluxe donut selections. Franchise owners benefit for the franchisor's decades of experience and proven system. Ideal candidates must have a proven track record in multi-unit foodservice and or retail; live and work in the territory they wish to franchise; and are willing to own and operate a location approved by the franchisor. Qualified candidates should have a net worth of $1 million, $300,000 of which must be liquid assets.
It is estimated that the initial total investment cost will range from $423,750 to $558,500 for an inline store, $934,750 to $1,080,500 for a drive-thru store, and $246,750 to $359,500 for a non-baking kiosk store. The franchise fee for the first store is $35,000 and $25,000 for all subsequent stores. The royalty fee is 5% of gross sales. Training will be conducted in Inglewood, Calif., during the construction of your location. The training is broken down into on-the-job and classroom instruction to detail everything you need to know about running the brand.

 

 

Company Details

Headquarters: Inglewood, CA 90301
Canada: No
International: Yes
Absentee: No
Home-based/mobile: No
Exclusive territory: Yes 
B2B: No
Founded: 1952
First franchise: 2019 

Support and Training Offered By Randy's Donuts

You can expect an initial training program that will be conducted in Inglewood, Calif., during the construction of your new site. This instruction is broken down into classroom and on-the-job training. During that time, you will learn everything you need to know about running the business. This includes marketing and advertising, hiring, social media, and more, You will also be assisted with grand opening. Support and training are ongoing. 

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Randy's Donuts Franchise.

What does a Randy's Donuts Franchise Cost?

Randy's Donuts franchise fees for 2024:

Initial investment: $423,750 to $558,500 (inline store)
$934,750 to $1,080,500 (drive-thru store)
$246,750 to $359,500 (non-baking kiosk store)
Franchise fee: $35,000 ($25,000 for all subsequent stores)
Royality fee: 5%
Net Worth Requirement: $1,000,000 - $5,000,000
Cash Requirement: $300,000

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

No. Randy's Donuts 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 Randy's Donuts a Home Based franchise?

No. Randy's Donuts is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Randy's Donuts Franchise Owners Make?

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

Does Randy's Donuts Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. Randy's Donuts franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Is Randy's Donuts Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Randy's Donuts franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Randy's Donuts Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Randy's Donuts franchise is looking for International franchisees.

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

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

20-50 UNITS

Cash Required

More than $250,000

Passive Franchise

No

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

Yes

Randy's Donuts Franchises for Sale

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

Franchises Similar to Randy's Donuts

Shuckin' Shack, Pedal Pub, Apple Spice Box Lunch Delivery & Catering Company - OLD, The Coffee Beanery, Logic In A Cup Espresso, Cheba Hut, Grilled Cheese and Co., Pizza-A-Conic, Garbanzo Mediterranean Fresh, Meals of Hope, Chick-fil-A, Popeyes, Five Guys, Auntie Anne's, Big Chicken, Buffalo Wild Wings, KFC, Wingstop, McDonald's, 7-11, Subway, Jersey Mike's, Tim Hortons, Pizza Hut, Dunkin', Wendy's, Taco Bell, Smoothie King, Baskin-Robbins, Hardee's, Chili's, Marco's Pizza, Long John Silver's, Cinnabon, Mountain Mike's Pizza, Jack in the Box, Captain D's, Lee's Famous Recipe Chicken, SONIC, Culver's, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Arby's, Wing Boss, Jimmy John's, Pizza Factory, DonutNV, Firehouse Subs, Denny's, Straw Hat Pizza, Golden Chick, Domino's, Chester's, Donatos, Duck Donuts, Blaze Pizza, Surf City Squeeze, Ledo Pizza, Chronic Tacos, Epic Wings, LaRosa's Pizzeria, Rosati's Pizza, Fox's Pizza Den, Farmer Boys, BurgerFi, Fosters Freeze, Baja Fresh, Benny's Pizza, Angry Crab Shack, Beyond Juicery + Eatery, Another Broken Egg Cafe, Built Custom Burgers, Cicis, Bar-B-Cutie SmokeHouse, Boomarang Diner, Buffalo's Cafe, Bonchon Korean Fried Chicken, Schlotzsky's, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Cantina Laredo, Capriotti's Sandwich Shop, Blimpie Subs & Salads, Champs Chicken, Charleys Philly Steaks, Squisito Pizza & Pasta, Wings and Rings, Woops!, Chop Stop, WOW American Eats, Your Pie, Westside Pizza, Which Wich, Tortilla Town, Togo's, Tony Roma's, UCBC Bagels, United Slice, Wayback Burgers, Moe's Southwest Grill, Tubby's Sub Shop, Chicken Salad Chick, Taco Moli, The Counter, Sip Fresh, Uncle Sharkii Poke Bar, Atlantic Poke, Crepe Delicious, Biscuit Belly, Dave's Hot Chicken, Sushi Obsession, Black Bear Diner, Bobby Chez Gourmet to Go, Chick N Max, Big Shawn's Cheesesteaks, Umai Savory Hot Dogs, Bowl Boss Acai, WaBa Grill, VooDoo BBQ & Grill, Tapville Social, Rusty Taco, Breadsmith, The Habit Burger Grill, Broadway Subs, Bacon Bitch, The Boil Daddy, Bunz Gourmet Burgers, Acropolis Greek Taverna, Yummy Cupcakes, Bridge Road Bistro, Big O Bagels, Billy Sims BBQ, Toppers Pizza, Wing Ferno, Brother Bruno's Pizza, Deli & Bagels, Buck's Pizza, Curry Up Now, Ike’s Love & Sandwiches, VooDoo Wing Company, Staks Pancakes, Bahia Bowls Acai Bowl, Barzini's, Bailey Seafood, The Coffee Peddlers, Cottage Inn Pizza, Captain Tony's Pizza & Pasta Emporium, Burger Barn Grill, Cousins Subs, Burbowl, Talkin' Tacos, Black Rock Bar & Grill, Crazy Pita Rotisserie & Grill, Churrito Loco, Barrel House, Churromania, The Captain's Boil, Big Shake's Nashville Hot Chicken, Blue Margaritas, C&H Hawaiian Grill, Chef Creole, Crust Pizza Co., D.P. Dough, The Dirty Buffalo, Barry Bagels, Dos Bros Fresh Mexican Grill, Da' Crust Pizza & Kitchen, Thirsty Turtle Seagrill, DC Pizza, Barberitos, Cocoa Forte, B.C. Pizza, Baya Bar, Starbird, Beef-a-Roo, Bobby's Burgers, Brooklyn Dumpling Shop, Big C Waffles, Donut Distillery, Vogue Bubble Tea & Coffee Bar, Vicky Bakery, Wing Snob, Bread Zeppelin, Detroit Wing Company, Urban Wok, Grain & Berry, Tarantino's Vegan, Antioch Pizza Shop, Turning Point Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch, Chick-In Waffle, Checkers, Wafels & Dinges, Singas Famous Pizza, Timber Pizza Co., Savvy Sliders, Topz Sandwich Company, Sidewalk Juice, Slapfish, Slim Chickens, Flame Broiler, Sticks Kebob Shop, Smiling Moose Rocky Mountain Deli, Savannah Seafood Shack, Burrito Shak, Taco Casa, Tapioca Express, Waffle Brothers, Donut Bar, Saucy Asian, Snappy Tomato Pizza, Deezfruta, Spudz, Sproutz, EggBred, Daily Jam, Amsterdam Falafelshop, Fresh Healthy Cafe, Benjie's Munch, Sho Express, Sushi Song, Squeeze In, Sarpino's Pizzeria, Quesadilla Gorilla, Slice House by Tony Gemignani, Comic Book Café, SoBol, Ameci Pizza & Pasta, Rachel's Kitchen, RAKKAN Ramen, Daiichi Ramen, Qwench juice bar, Stevi B's Pizza Buffet, Shaka Kitchen, Tru Bowl Superfood Bar, B.Good, The Taco Spot, Yas! Burger, Sticky Icky Funnel Cakes, Balance Pan-Asian Grille, South Block, Dream Dinners, Time-Out Restaurant, Pretzelmaker, Elbows Mac N' Cheese, Dave's the Doghouse LLC, Thai Express, Akti Bao, Tez Wingz, Avotoasty, Fajita Kings, MAD Greens, Bubble Hut, Ceviches by Divino, The Trough Sandwich Kitchen, Senor Frog's, Steak Escape Sandwich Grill, Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ Restaurant, The Honey Baked Ham Co., L&L Hawaiian Barbecue, Aurelio's Pizza, Belzoni’s Catfish Cafe, Teapioca Lounge, Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, Big Al's Steaks, Robeks Fresh Juices & Smoothies, Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe, Port of Subs, Baked Pie Company, RedBrick Pizza, Rollin Smoke BBQ, The Red Chickz, Pizza 9, Rise Southern Biscuits & Righteous Chicken, Pizza Ranch, Wok 'N Roll, Woods Family Sandwiches, Rascal House, Sauce on the Side, Quesada Burritos & Tacos, Thai Esane, Sam & Louie's, Philly Phlava, 375 Chicken 'n Fries, Big Apple Bodega, Boss Bird Kitchen, Samurai Sam's Teriyaki Grill, Bombers BBQ, Roots & Rye, Cilantro Lime, Pho Hoa, D'Angelo Grilled Sandwiches, Rock & Brews, We Dat's, JINYA Ramen Bar, Piezoni's, TOUS les JOURS, DoubleDave's Pizzaworks, Cultivate Food + Coffee, You Need Pie! Diner & Bakery, Quaker Steak & Lube, Kolache Factory, Penn State East Coast Subs, Afuri Ramen + Dumpling, Acai Brasil, Crumbl Cookies

The International Franchise Professionals Group (IFPG) is an internationally recognized membership-based franchise organization. IFPG Franchise Consultants guide aspiring business owners through the process of identifying and investing in franchise businesses. The IFPG represents more than 550 franchises. We do not represent all franchises listed here. By clicking on "Request a Consultation," you are agreeing to be contacted by one of our Certified Franchise Consultants to discuss franchise ownership.

About our rankings: The IFPG uses its internal data collected from our membership portal to identify which franchises had the most activity in the past week. This ranking system is not based on franchise sales, franchisee success rates or number of units open. Our ranking system should not be used to make a decision on which franchise to buy it was solely created for internal purposes and for our IFPG Members.