Franchise with Hooters
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Because the world needs more hooters

See Why

Food people crave and drinks they love, at prices that won’t break the bank. All served up in a casual atmosphere by world famous Hooters Girls. The result is some unique franchising and real estate opportunities you’ll definitely want to get in on.

Here are a few things we expect from our franchisee candidates

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    Restaurant Experience

    Candidates must have a minimum of five years of previous multi-unit restaurant experience, or have an operational partner that meets these requirements.

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    Development Territory

    Candidates must have the ability to develop a minimum of three restaurants in the proposed development territory.

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    We offer a twenty year term with two ten year renewals.

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    Domestic Fees

    Franchising Fee: $75,000
    Royalty: 5%
    National Advertising: 2%

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    Financial Qualifications

    A minimum net worth of $2.5M and liquidity of $1.5M. These requirements are minimums and may be higher in certain markets.

The franchise disclosure document contains more detailed information. This franchise information does not constitute an offer to award a franchise. Such an offer may be made only in compliance with applicable disclosure laws.
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Interested in a Hooters Franchise?

The Future is Now

Paving the way for the next 30 years of success, Hooters new restaurant design is appealing to a broad range of customers. The design offers more contemporary seating and interior finishes as well as a stronger focus on the bar and television experience all while maintaining that fun, exciting atmosphere where customers can get a great meal and enjoy a beer while watching their favorite sporting event.

See The New Hooters Design

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Beachfront property not required

Hooters are very adaptable to a variety of location types, in many different markets. Here are some key real estate metrics for domestic locations (international metrics may vary):

  • Many People
    • Trade Area Demographics
    • Minimum of 100,000 population in the immediate trade area surrounding the site
    • Daytime population of at least 15,000 in the immediate trade area
    • Median income of $50,000 and higher in the trade area
  • Size
    • Size Requirements
    • Lot size of 1.5 acres or larger unless parking can be shared with adjoining lots
    • Minimum building size of 5,500 square feet
    • Minimum of 80 parking stalls
  • Ideal Location
    • Site Requirements
    • Superior visibility of the building and signage elements
    • Easy accessibility into location, with a preference of two curb cuts at a signalized corner
    • Traffic count of at least 30,000 VPD
    • Superior strategic positioning of the site for the trade area
    • Strong retail synergy within ½ mile of the location
    • Late night activity drivers within one mile of the site
    • Ability to achieve Hooters brand signage and exterior elements

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