The Habit Burger Grill

The Habit Burger Grill franchise is a restaurant chain with a menu full of burgers, sandwiches, salads, sides, and more. The first Habit Burger location opened in 1969, and the quick service burger concept began franchising in 2014. Since then, the brand expanded to more than 300 locations around the world. As a franchisee, you have three real estate options to choose from: a free standing location with a drive-thru (2,500-3,00 sq. ft.); an end cap; an end cap with a drive-thru (2,400-2,800 sq. ft.); or a non-traditional location, which is generally less than 1,200 sq. ft. Franchisees enjoy multiple streams of revenue: in-store, take-out, and drive-thru; ordering opportunities on a website, app, or third-party delivery service; in-door kiosks; and curb-side pick-up.

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Background

There's a reason restaurants first come to mind when people think of franchising; countless entrepreneurs have franchised their restaurants to great success. A quick service burger concept to consider is The Habit Burger Grill. The Habit Burger Grill franchise is a restaurant chain with a menu full of burgers, sandwiches, salads, sides, and more. The first Habit Burger location opened in 1969, and it began franchising in 2014. Since then, the quick service burger brand expanded to more than 300 locations around the world. As a franchisee, you have three real estate options to choose from: free standing location with a drive-thru (2,500-3,00 sq. ft.); an end cap; an end cap with a drive-thru (2,400-2,800 sq. ft.); or a non-traditional location, which is generally less than 1,200 sq. ft. Franchisees enjoy multiple streams of revenue: in-store, take-out, and drive-thru; ordering opportunities on a website, app, or third-party delivery; in-door kiosks; and curb-side pick-up. There are also catering opportunities.
The ideal candidate for the Santa Barbara-based burger brand has prior restaurant experience and is committed to the community and customers. Franchises appreciate the ability to give back to the community. The Habit Burger Grill has partnered with charities such as No Kid Hungry, the Boys and Girls Club of America, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. This is an important part of Habit Burger's people-centric culture. The Habit Burger Grill is a publicly traded company that was acquired by Yum! Brands in 2020. As part of Yum! Brands, the franchise receives great support and training and vendor discounts. Additionally, the quick-service burger concept has been recognized by Newsweek as a favorite restaurant chain in the U.S.

Company Details

Headquarters: Irvine, CA 
Founded: 1969
Frist franchise: 2013
Absentee: No
Home-based/mobile: No
Exclusive territory: Yes
Canada: No
International: Yes
# of units: 300+

Support and Training Offered By The Habit Burger Grill

Franchisees go through an initial comprehensive training program that consists of 500+ hours on-the-job instruction. Yum! Brands provides franchise owners with the knowledge and tools they need to properly run the business. From site selection to IT service, Yum! is there. You'll also be assisted with opening the business, marketing it, and more. This support and training is ongoing. 

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a The Habit Burger Grill Franchise.

What does a The Habit Burger Grill Franchise Cost?

The Habit Burger Grill franchise fees for 2022:

Royalty Fee: 5.5%
Initial Investment: $1,386,000 - $1,814,000
Net Worth Requirement: $3,000,000
Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000
Cash Requirement: $1,000,000

 

Is The Habit Burger Grill a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. The Habit Burger Grill 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 The Habit Burger Grill a Home Based franchise?

No. The Habit Burger Grill is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do The Habit Burger Grill Franchise Owners Make?

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

Does The Habit Burger Grill Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. The Habit Burger Grill franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Is The Habit Burger Grill Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. The Habit Burger Grill franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is The Habit Burger Grill Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. The Habit Burger Grill franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

100+ 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

The Habit Burger Grill Franchises for Sale

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