Great Steak Own a Store


1. Franchise Overview
2. Facts on Ownership
3. Investment Requirements
4. Becoming a Franchisee

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The following table contains the financial requirements for owning your own traditional Great Steak franchise*:

Initial Investment Costs

  Low High
Initial Franchise Fee $14,000** $30,000
Travel & Living Expenses While Training $2,500 $5,000
Rent / Security Deposit (first 3 months) $12,000 $30,000
Architectural & Project Management $5,000 $15,000
Leasehold Improvements $40,000 $225,000
Exterior & Interior Signage and Menu Panels $5,000 $55,000
Equipment & Furniture $40,000


Computer Hardware/Software, POS System $10,000 $20,000
Initial Inventory (Food & Paper) $2,500 $7,000
Grand Opening  $5,000 $10,000
Business Insurance Premiums $1,000 $5,000
Miscellaneous Opening Costs $4,750 $17,200
Additional Funds / Working Capital (3 Months) $5,000 $15,000
PCI Compliance $150 $1,300
Depository Account $3,000 $3,000
Location Review Fee $1,250 $1,250
 TOTALS* $151,150 $559,750

* More detailed initial investment information for traditional and non-traditional Great Steak franchises is available in the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).

**Includes discount for eligible military.

Additional Facts and Figures

  • Recommended capital - $320,000 net worth and $75,000 - $150,000 liquid, non-financed funds
  • Royalty fee - greater of 6% of total weekly sales or $400/week for traditional locations
  • Advertising fee - 2% of gross sales
  • Term - shorter of 10 years or the term of your lease, followed by single 10 year renewal options


Inside The Great Steak & Potato

"Great Steak is a franchise that has provided continued support and the necessary tools to promote excellent team work and strong relationships, which have helped me run an effective business during my first year."

- Cindy Kang, CA

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