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Carls Jr Franchise Opportunity

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Carls Jr Franchise Review 
Over the last 60 years Carl´s Jr.® has built a reputation as America´s premier burger chain, and is known as the place to go for big, juicy, delicious charbroiled burgers. Today, there are more than 1,100 Carl´s Jr.® restaurants worldwide, with more than 300 dual-branded Carl´s Jr.®/Green Burrito® restaurants.

Carl´s Jr.® is focused on constant innovation and a desire to satisfy the tastes of young, hungry consumers through its premium menu and edgy, memorable advertising. Carl´s Jr.® is kno wn for introducing the 100% Angus beef Six Dollar BurgerTM line, the first sit down restaurant style burgers in the quick service industry. Available in a total of six craveable varieties, these gourmet burgers are comple-mented by the chain´s best-in-class Hand-Scooped Ice Cream Shakes & MaltsTM.

Carl´s Jr.® is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CKE Restaurants, Inc., a publicly traded company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: CKR). Through its subsidiaries, CKE franchises and operates Carl's Jr.® and Hardee's® quick-service restaurants. The CKE system includes more than 3,000 locations in 43 states and 14 countries.

Minimum Financial Requirements* Net Worth $1,000,000
Liquid Assets: $300,000
Experience Previous franchise or restaurant experience
Multi-Unit Development 3 restaurant minimum
Development Fee* $10,000
Franchise Fees $25,000 (1st and 2nd)
$20,000 (3rd and 4th)
$15,000 (5th and more)
Total Estimated Initial Investment** $1.1 million+
Royalty Fee 4% of gross sales
Unit Size 2,450 sq. ft. to 3,212 sq. ft. (w/o playground)
Terms of Franchise Agreement 20 years
Franchise Training 12 weeks of hands-on management training


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