How Much Does it Cost?

Owning an iconic chicken QSR franchise is more affordable than you might think

Pollo Campero has spent the past 18 years building more than 70 restaurants in the United States. In the process, we’ve learned exactly what a Pollo Campero franchise should cost to build out, which locations have the best potential for long-term growth, and how to appeal beyond our core base of customers to a far larger audience. We’ve also simplified our business model to keep ongoing costs low, streamlined daily operations and created a large support staff to help with everything from site selection, marketing, training, product development, and ongoing coaching to ensure that our restaurants have the resources they need to thrive.

Now, as we begin franchising efforts in earnest, our experience in opening restaurants is a tremendous advantage to entrepreneurs joining the Pollo Campero franchise family.

“What makes us special is we’ve formulated our business model to be engineered toward profitability and lasting growth,” says Sam Wong, Director of Franchising with Pollo Campero. “Coming to the United States 18 years ago, we’ve spent a significant amount of time learning what it takes for a restaurant to become successful, and we’ve adjusted our operations to reflect what we’ve learned. We now focus heavily on site selection, and after streamlining our business model and reinvesting in the franchise support center, we’re now in a great position to help franchisees capitalize on the tremendous demand for new Pollo Campero locations.”

What Do You Get For Your Franchise Fee?

Pollo Campero is a family-owned business, and because of this, we’ve developed a comprehensive support platform that treats every member of our organization – including our franchise owners – like family.

This is how we’ll support you:

  • Ongoing training, coaching and business development
  • Personalized consulting to help you improve operations
  • Real-estate support, including site review and build-out
  • Marketing support
  • Research & development
  • Supply chain support to help keep food costs as low as possible
  • And more!

“We have a very strong franchise support network dedicated to help our franchisees thrive in business,” says Fernando Perez, Director of Operations with Pollo Campero. “On the operations side, we have Franchise Business Consultants, who act as experts to guide our franchise owners on how to improve margins, how to comply with standards, how to implement new processes, services and products. They’re always available to help our franchisees. We also have a support center here in our corporate office, which provides help with marketing, quality assurance, supply chain, and more. We’re very focused on serving our franchisees because we believe that this is the key to success. If our franchisees are happy, their customers will be happy and our brand will continue to grow.”

What is the Total Cost to Open a Pollo Campero Franchise

The initial investment costs for a Pollo Campero franchise ranges from $788,500 – $1,898,000 per restaurant, making us one of the most affordable opportunities in the booming chicken QSR segment.

  • Initial Investment: $788,500 – $1,898,000*
  • Franchise fee: $40,000
  • Ongoing Royalty: 5%
  • Ongoing Marketing: 5%
  • Net Worth Requirement: $1,500,000**
  • Liquid Cash Requirement: $500,000

**minimum 3 store agreement

MAKE LIFE MORE FLAVORFUL BY OWNING A POLLO CAMPERO FRANCHISE

Take the first step by filling out an inquiry form on this site and a member of our team will reach out to you to begin a conversation. We can’t wait to see if your dreams can be realized by owning a Pollo Campero franchise!

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