In today's world, customers have a variety of dietary needs that have to be met. A fast-casual brand that meets this demand is Shaka Kitchen. The New Jersey-based brand was founded in 2016 to offer food that allows customers to eat well, feel well, and be well. Franchisees benefit from a proven system, low cost of entry, a menu with broad appeal, great support and training, marketing programs, site selection and construction guidance, protected territories, and third-party financing options. Since its founding, Shaka Kitchen has expanded to two locations in New Jersey and is looking for passionate franchise partners who can operate a system and align with their values of transparency, positivity, and quality. The brand's menu includes tacos, land and sea bowls, earth bowls, smoothies, and more. The initial franchisee fee is $40,000, and royalties are 6% of gross sales. The liquid capital requirement is $100,000. Multi-unit franchisees are welcome, and veterans receive a discount on the franchise fee.
While prior experience owning a restaurant isn't necessary, candidates do need a minimum of three years of restaurant management experience with a proven track record of success, and the ability to meet financial requirements. You should also possess passion for quality food and great service. Engaging with your community, having excellent communication skills, and demonstrating a hands-on attitude are all necessary qualities of the ideal candidate. Franchisees receive the latest operational updates and marketing guidance that Shaka Kitchen develops on a continuous basis. You can also expect an initial training program to explain everything needed to successfully operate the location.