2019 Costs & Fees

Liquid Capital Required:$50,000
Net Worth Required:$350,000
Total Investment:$415,273 - $596,455
Franchise Fee:$35,000

Franchisor Details

Total Units:108
Year Founded:1986
Franchising Since:2001

Delicious, Nutritious Salads From Saladworks!

Saladworks, the nation’s leading entrée salad destination, serves people nature’s best, one salad at a time. America’s original fast-casual salad concept, Saladworks first opened its doors in 1986 and launched its first franchised location in 2001.

Today, consumers can visit Saladworks in nearly 100 different locations in thirteen states and two countries. At Saladworks, all salads are made to order, one at a time, from a wide variety of the freshest vegetables, fruits, proteins and delicious dressings. Saladworks guests can create their own salad, or enjoy one of many signature and seasonal salads, together with a selection of freshly-made sandwiches and soups.

Brief Business History

  • 1986 Saladworks opens in Cherry Hill Mall, NJ
  • 2001 Saladworks begins to franchise
  • 2015 Saladworks acquired by Centre Lane Capital Partners
  • 2015 Saladworks launches "Saladworks Rewards" loyalty program & app
  • 2016 Saladworks rebrands and celebrates 30th anniversary
  • 2017 Saladworks rolls out mandatory reimage program and technology platform

Recent Awards

Saladworks has been recognized with many awards and rankings over the years, including:

  • 2017 Named by Entrepreneur as one of the Top Food Franchises
  • 2017 Ranked by in its annual list as one of the Top 100 Movers and Shakers
  • 2017 Ranked by Franchise Times as one of the Top 200 Franchises

Let's Work Together!

When you join Saladworks, you’ll be working with knowledgeable professionals who are widely experienced in all areas of the restaurant industry. Our support system is what sets us apart from the others. We will assist you with choosing a location and designing your store. We’ll also help you with lease negotiations and approve all final lease agreements.

We’ll teach you everything you need to know about the elements of our business, but there are a few things we'd like you to bring to the table. The most important attributes you should possess are strong organizational and people skills, a good work ethic, enthusiasm and a willingness to adhere to our proven standards. Any prior experience in food service, retail or business management is also helpful but not necessary.

If you think Saladworks could be a good fit for you,
we'd like to hear from you today!


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