Right now, the Farm-To-Table restaurant concept is hotter than a Farmer’s Burger® right off the grill. We should know, we’ve been serving farm fresh food made to order for over 30 years. Today, Farmer Boys® is uniquely positioned to take advantage of this trend now and into the future. Join us. Americans are waiting to sink their teeth into Farmer Boys farm fresh food.
Since our first restaurant opened its doors in 1981, Farmer Boys has steadily grown in both geographic reach and customer popularity. From our start as a chain of eight family owned restaurants, we have built a franchise operation that today includes 77 Farmer Boys restaurants in locations across eleven California counties and in Nevada.
At Farmer Boys, we are deeply committed to supporting our franchisees because we care about our reputation and your success. We’ll help you find the right location, teach you our time-honored techniques and provide ongoing assistance to help you grow your business.
What time of day is Farmer Boys open for business?
Our typical hours are 6AM – 10PM, 11PM on weekends, but hours may be extended for particular trade areas.
How much time do I need to spend in my restaurant?
We expect our franchisees to operate a high quality restaurant. The time needed will depend on your teams operational experience.
How much money do I need to get started?
The initial investment is approximately $45,000. Land, construction, fees and equipment are approximately $1,316,500 – $2,167,500.
What do I need to qualify financially?
A solid credit report and a minimum of $300,000 liquid cash and the ability to finance the non-cash portion of the investment.
How long does the training process take?
Our initial training program is a 12 weeks and takes place in Riverside, CA. Plus on-going training and support programs following your opening and throughout the year.
What are the best locations for new restaurants?
We will help you analyze the demographics, traffic flow and site characteristics. We look for sites that will serve the surrounding neighborhoods and employees. We prefer to be part of retail shopping centers or industrial/office parks.
Who designs and builds the store?
There are standard architectural plans and décor packages. We will provide architect and construction resources who are familiar with our requirements. We will also assist you during the construction process.
Expert training from the Experts: The Farmer Boys team is here to teach you, train you and guide you. We’ll provide comprehensive part and full time training, covering both the business and food preparation aspects of running a Farmer Boys restaurant. Then we’ll work with you and your employees to prepare for your restaurant’s grand opening.
Ongoing Consultation: A consultant will make periodic visits to your location to assist you with any questions, operational concerns and ideas you might have. To keep you up-to-date on industry and franchise issues, we conduct seminars, meetings, special training events and monthly franchisee conference calls.
Advertising and Marketing: As part of the Farmer Boys team, you will benefit from targeted advertising campaigns and promotions. We’ll also help you with local store marketing by providing strategy and materials when appropriate.
Savings and Convenience: With Farmer Boys you will enjoy volume discounts from key equipment and food suppliers. As a group, we can buy better products at optimum prices. Most of the time, these savings will offset a significant portion of your franchise royalty fee. Plus, you’ll never have to spend valuable time haggling over the best price.
Research and Development: Farmer Boys Food, Inc. will continue to research irresistible new menu items and other ways to enhance sales, as well as improving operational procedures.
On-call Assistance: We are always a phone call away, ready to help you with issues great and small.
“I have been a franchisee with Farmer Boys since 2007. I started with one store in Escondido and am now working on my fifth restaurant. Farmer Boys is very dedicated to their franchisees. They work as hard for us as they do for the company restaurants. Their commitment to fresh quality food starts at the farm and continues with satisfied customers. Farmer Boys is a family restaurant and the company treats us like family.”
Joseph Sadek – Proud Farmer Boys Franchisee
“I’ve been a Farmer Boys franchisee since 2003. I now have 2 locations in Las Vegas and two in Southern California, with a 3rd opening soon. It’s an honor to be a part of a growing company. Farmer Boys takes great pride investing in their franchisees, food quality, training and employees. I love the unity that this company displays which contributes to our success!”
Sam Fangary – Proud Farmer Boys Franchisee
If you are interested in joining the Farmer Boys family we invite you to learn more about who we are and how we do business by filling out the form!
Farmer Boy's is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: Utah, Oregon, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, California, Arizona.
Interested parties should have at least $200,000 in liquid capital to invest.Request Information