Rank no.398 – The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc. – US
Products & Services: Fondue restaurant
Number of Locations: 138
Total Investment: $970.2K – 1.41M
Began Franchising: 1984
About The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc.
Since 1984, The Melting Pot franchises have opened nationwide, serving a variety of cheese and dessert fondues, salads and entrees including filet mignon, lobster tail, sirloin and breast of chicken, all prepared in different fondue cooking styles. No restaurant experience is required to become a franchisee.
Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing
Franchise Fee: $45,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 4.5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Net Worth: $700,000
Liquid Cash Available: $325,000 – $400,000
45% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
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