Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine 2013 Buyer's Guide - Page 35

MULTI-UNIT Buyer’s Guide FOOD Rankings & Awards #1 in Family Restaurants Category, Entrepreneur Franchise 500 OPPORTUNITY Top 100 Chains in Food Service Sales in Nation’s Restaurant News There has never been a better time to join Denny’s! Our New & Emerging Markets program offers incentives for opening multiple restaurants in the U.S., and we have recently secured a lending source to benefit both new and existing franchisees. We are focused on helping our franchise system grow and provide aggressive, longterm franchise development programs backed by industryleading support systems. If you’re an experienced retail/ restaurant multi-unit developer with an interest to add a growth brand, check us out at dennysfranchising.com. Top 50 Franchises for Minorities, USA Today Description SITE LOCATION Assistance Denny’s provides an experienced team of professionals to guide you through the development process. Our standard prototype can be built from the ground up or converted from existing space in a wide range of settings, including freestanding or multiuse retail sites, travel centers, hotels and casinos. Top 25 Franchises for Hispanics, Poder Magazine Bond’s Top 100 Franchises Fast Franchise Facts Franchising Since: founded 1953, franchising since 1963 Multi-Unit Franchisee Operating Units: 82% Total Franchise Operating Units: 1524 Company Operating Units: 164 Capital Investment: $700,000 – 2.4 million Franchise Fee (per unit): $40,000 Royalty Fee (per unit): 4% Advertising fee (per unit): 3% - 4% Earnings Claims: Yes Build-Out Options: vFree Standing, Travel Centers and Conversions Available Territories: All U.S., call for details Contact Demographics Doug Wong Director of Global Franchise Recruitment (864) 597-8705 DWong@dennys.com dennysfranchising.com Desirable demographics would be near quality retail, near hotels and tourist attractions, colleges, or major highways. Minimum permanent population of 40,000 with a minimum traffic count of 30,000 vehicles per day on primary artery. Qualifications Denny’s is seeking franchise partners who understand the restaurant business. Our recruiting process is designed to help you understand the Denny’s opportunity and identify ideal markets where you can grow with the Denny’s brand. Minimum financial requirements are $350,000 liquid capital to invest and $1 million net worth. Operator must have restaurant operating experience. MULTI-UNIT BUYER’S GUIDE 2013 30