The Chick-fil-A® franchise is based in Atlanta, Georgia and has over 1,900 locations in 42 states in the U.S.

What Does a Chick-fil-A Franchise Cost?

To buy a franchise with Chick-fil-A, you'll need to have at least $10,000 in liquid capital. Franchisees can expect to make a total investment of $130,975 - $1,044,200. They also offer financing. *


Financial requirements for this franchise:
Liquid Capital:$10,000
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Total Investment:$130,975 - $1,044,200
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Franchisor Details

Facts about this Franchise:
Total Units:1900
Business Type:Franchise
Home Office: Atlanta, GA
Year Founded:1967
Franchising Since:1987

About the Chick-fil-A® Franchise

Founded by Truett Cathy in Hapeville, Georgia in 1946, Chick-fil-A has expanded to become the largest chicken fast food franchise in the U.S. with over 1900 locations in 42 states. Based in Atlanta, GA, the franchise is still family owned and privately held. Each year thousands of entrepreneurs apply for a Chick-fil-A franchise but only a handful will actually receive the opportunity.

Training & Support

Chick-fil-A offers franchise opportunities for an initial investment of $10,000. Franchisees, who are called Operators, are given exclusive rights to operate a Chick-fil-A franchise after successfully completing the training program. Additional franchise support and training is also made available.

Ideal Candidate

Chick-fil-A Operators should be looking for a full-time business opportunity and have a proven leadership track record. Ideal candidates will be successful at managing their personal finances and should be interested in growing a business while having no other active business ventures.

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Last Updated 1/12/16
The above information has been compiled from the franchisor’s 2015 FDD.

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Chick-fil-A is currently accepting inquiries from the following states:
* This information may have changed since first published. We recommend that you always verify fees, investment amounts, and offers with the business opportunity directly prior to making a decision to invest.