Q: How long does the franchisee approval process
A: Depending on a number of variables,
including site availability, the process of becoming a franchisee
can take three to six months.
Q: What is the length of the franchise
A: The initial term of a typical Pollo
Campero® franchise agreement is 20 years.
Q: Where can I find
information on the franchisor's financial statements (i.e., copy of
the Franchise Agreement, list of fees, royalties, initial franchise
A: These items are all included in the
Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).
Q: What is the franchise
A: $40,000 for a single restaurant.
Q: What is the franchise ongoing royalty
A: The franchising royalty is 5% of gross
Q: What are your advertising
A: 5% of gross sales.
Q: How much profit can I expect to
A: Our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)
discusses sales ranges and various operating costs you can
anticipate as a Pollo Campero® franchisee. Your particular success
will be based on a number of variables including location,
operating expenses, retail sales mix, sales margins, occupancy
costs, financing costs, and other factors.
Q: Does Pollo Campero® offer financing as
part of the franchising process?
A: At this time, we do not. You may pursue
financing options through third parties.
Q: How much will it cost to develop a
Pollo Campero Restaurant?
A: Your initial investment for a new Store
depends upon the type of unit you commit to develop, as well as:
(1) the number of Stores you acquire; (2) their size; (3) their
configuration; (4) their location; (5) who develops the real estate
for and/or constructs them; and (6) the amount and terms of
financing. The initial funds required must be estimated since most
costs are not within our control and may change at frequent
intervals. These figures are estimates only and we cannot and do
not guarantee that your costs will fall within the stated ranges of
$312,421 to $1,652,500, not including real estate.
Q: Do I need to work in my stores on
a daily basis?
A: No. However, each restaurant must have a
full-time operating partner. We're talking about a qualified
General Manager who has passed our certification requirements on
the premises at all times. You should, in addition, be prepared to
manage and control your business on a daily basis.
Q: I live outside the U.S. and am
interested in bringing Pollo Campero to my country. Are there
A: We are exploring growth opportunities
outside the United States. For international inquiries, click