Franchising

Our Process

Thank you for your interest in the BURGER KING® brand! There are six (6) steps to becoming a BURGER KING® Franchisee.

 

BURGER KING® is continuously looking for multi-unit opportunities with partners who have extensive restaurant experience and are committed to providing an excellent guest experience.

 

The process begins when you complete and submit the online pre-qualification questionnaire.

1 CANDIDATE INQUIRY

• Candidate completes the on-line Questionnaire
• An email is sent to the candidate introducing the BURGER KING® franchising representative and inviting the candidate to fill out the franchise application and CPA opinion letter (to validate personal finances)
 
• Minimum Financial Requirements
• Net Worth - $3M
• Liquid Assets - $1M

2 DUE DILIGENCE & BACKGROUND CHECKS

• Candidate’s applications and finances are reviewed.
 
• Reference checks, background checks and net worth verification are completed.
 
• Candidate submits business plan for review and approval.

3 INITIAL FRANCHISE INTERVIEW

• Once completed application and CPA letter are received - candidate is contacted for a phone interview to discuss documents submitted, assess business and entrepreneurial drive and review opportunities.
 
• The franchising representative will determine if the minimum criteria is met and this is a good match for you and BURGER KING®. If so, recommend moving forward in the process.

4 FRANCHISING AND OPERATIONS INTERVIEW

• Two or more interviews are scheduled with the Head of Franchising and Operations Representatives at the BURGER KING® headquarters in Miami, Fl.
 
• If the candidate has a potential location, the site evaluation process begins during this phase.

5 FINAL APPROVAL AND DEPOSIT

• If all steps are completed successfully, candidate is given final approval. Site selection and development begin. Candidate receives a disclosure document, if applicable, and signs a franchise agreement.

6 IN RESTAURANT TRAINING

• Franchisee begins in restaurant training

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