Frequently Asked Questions

You must have a minimum net worth of $1.5 million with a minimum liquidity of $600,000. In addition, you must have three years of restaurant operating experience.

The estimated initial cost to build a Shula Burger franchises restaurant is $480,850 – $914,750 per location.

This cost is inclusive of the initial franchise fee.

The franchise fee is $35,000 for a traditional Shula Burger location and $40,000 if your Shula Burger will be located within a non-traditional venue.

Non-traditional venues typically consist of locations such as stadiums, ballparks, malls, casinos, etc. Shula Burger’s definition is detailed more thoroughly in our FDD.

Shula Burger traditionally enters into territory agreements with its franchisees. The number of stores allotted in a territory is determined by factors such as location and population density. This determination is part of the consultation process.

A protected territory will be provided to each traditional Shula Burger location. The radius of this protected territory will be based on the area’s current population and projected growth in the market.

Yes, our Corporate Team will guide you every step of the way! We are available to assist you with site selection, construction build-out, and up to 16 days of specialized training for Management and Staff *. We also provide 5 days of on-site grand opening assistance*. Additionally, we will provide you with grand opening and continued marketing support.

*Fees may apply, please refer to FDD for complete details

Yes. Shula Burger has a preferred vendor program that covers all aspects of opening and operating your restaurant(s).

Your first restaurant will generally open within twelve months of signing your franchise agreement. Most variance in timing is due to securing a location.

As with any business, the amount of money you could make is dependent upon many factors, including the location of your Shula Burger restaurant, the amount of effort and time you invest into your business, and your ability to employ and develop customer-focused staff who will satisfy your customers’ needs.


This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only. No Shula Burger franchises will be sold to any resident of any state until the offering has been exempted from the requirements of, or duly registered in and declared effective by, such state and the required FDD (if any) has been delivered to the prospective franchisee before the sale in compliance with applicable law. Currently, the following states in the United States regulate the offer and sale of franchises: California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. If you reside in one of these states, or even if you reside elsewhere, you may have certain rights under applicable franchise laws or regulations.