Squeeze In

The Squeeze In franchise is a breakfast concept based in California. The brand opened in Truckee, Calif., in 1974 and began franchising in 2015. With family-friendly operating hours (7 a.m. - 2 p.m.), high demand, and strong leadership, franchisees can achieve a work-life balance and own a thriving business. In terms of an initial investment, you can expect it to range from $223k-$605k, which includes a $40k initial franchise fee. Qualified candidates need a net worth of al least $800k and $250k in cash. Franchisees also get great support and training. During the initial training program, you'll be provided with all of the information you need to run the business. 



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Squeeze In Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


The Squeeze In breakfast franchise served its first omelet in 1974. Since franchising in 2015, the brand has become a staple in the communities with its locations. One of the brand's claims to fame is being featured on Chef Bobby Flay's television show, "Throwdown with Booby Flay." The Squeeze In is family-friendly and has ways to entertain kids and has alcoholic drinks for adults. The brand's menu includes everything breakfast and lunch such as eggs, omelets, hash browns and Mexican-inspired items like huevos rancheros, quesadillas and burritos. Loyal guests are know as Eggheads. Franchise owners benefit from a strong culture and family-friendly operating hours. Since the franchise is only open from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m., you have the opportunity for a great work-life balance. Franchisees also benefit from a low initial investment; alcohol sales, which increase your margins; outdoor patio seating; experienced leadership; great support and training; and broad demographic appeal.  
In the brand's California locations, with a beer and wine license, franchisees can serve mimosas and Bloody Marys, along with other beverages. The brand's Nevada locations have full liquor licenses and can serve an even wider variety of breakfast cocktails. The initial investment ranges from $223,000 up to $605,000, which includes the franchise fee of $40,000. It is recommend that qualified candidates have a minimum net worth of $800,000 and at least $250,000 in liquid assets. The brand is focused on the Western U.S.: Colorado, Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Idaho, and Oregon. There may be room for a couple more franchise brand partners in Nevada, and California is.a sought-after market.

Company Details

Headquarters: Reno, NV 89523
Founded: 1974
First franchise: 2015
B2B: No
Absentee: No
Exclusive Territory: Yes
Mobile/home-based: No
Canada: No
International: No

Support and Training Offered By Squeeze In

As a franchisee, you are provided with an initial training program for up to three people before you location opens. You’ll be trained in all aspects of doing business successful including guest and associate relations, operations, financials, products, marketing, inventory, maintenance, community service, and more. A franchise consultant will go to your location, and you'll be assisted with planning for initial restaurant design, equipment specifications, food vendors, associate training, and management. You'll also receive grand opening assistance. The support and training are ongoing.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Squeeze In Franchise.

What does a Squeeze In Franchise Cost?

Squeeze In franchise fees for 2024:

Net Worth: $800,000
Liquid Assets: $250,000
Total Initial Investment: $223k-$605k
Franchise Fee: $40,000
Royalty Fee: 5%

Is Squeeze In a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Squeeze In 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 Squeeze In a Home Based franchise?

No. Squeeze In is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Squeeze In Franchise Owners Make?

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

Does Squeeze In Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. Squeeze In franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Is Squeeze In Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Squeeze In franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Squeeze In Looking for International franchisees?

No. Squeeze In franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

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

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

More than $250,000

Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


Squeeze In Franchises for Sale

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