At Baja Fresh, we’ve worked hard to make the process of opening a Mexican restaurant franchise with us as simple as possible. With nearly 30 years in business, we’ve streamlined the process so that our franchisees can get their doors open quickly and confidently. Here’s a sneak peek at a few key steps in the process of opening a Mexican restaurant franchise with Baja Fresh. Of course, there’s even more that we didn’t have time to list here, so contact us today to learn the rest.
Step 1: Contact Us
Reach out to us by phone or by using our contact form! We’ll set up a time to talk so that we can get to know you and your goals. We’ll also take the opportunity to let you know more about our brand and what we’re looking for in potential franchisees. You’ll also have the chance to learn more about the financial qualifications required to open a Baja Fresh Mexican restaurant franchise. We’ll make sure you meet our financial prerequisites in this stage as well. If it seems like we’re a good match, we’ll continue further with the process.
Step 2: Decide Which Concept is Right for You
Whether you’re looking for a full-sized traditional restaurant or a smaller, streamlined express location, Baja Fresh has the flexibility you’re looking for. There are key differences between these concepts, and each has distinct benefits. We’ll review concept options with you, as well as what you’ll need to invest. Once you’ve decided on what type of store you’d like to open, we’ll sign our franchise agreement.
Step 3: Sign Franchise Agreement
Once you’ve officially become a franchisee, you can begin working toward opening your restaurant! You’ll have at least two weeks to review our franchise disclosure document (FDD) which will give you all the information you need about fees, royalties, support resources, and more. Once you’ve read and signed the franchise agreement, you’re officially part of our brand!
Step 4: Find a Location
Our experts will help you through many of the important stages of opening your Baja Fresh Mexican restaurant franchise. One of the most significant steps is finding a location! We have years of experience helping our customers find just the right spot for their restaurant. With our knowledge and real estate connections, finding your ideal location will be easier than ever.
Step 5: Complete Your Training
You’ll work with our experts to complete your training by working hands-on in a real Baja Fresh restaurant, as well as on-site at your own location. We’ll teach you everything you need to know from how to prepare food to completing bookkeeping so that you’re confident once your restaurant opens its doors. We’ll also provide you with key marketing support to generate buzz in your community about your new restaurant! With our help, your grand opening will be a day to remember.
Step 6: Run Your Business!
At this point, you should have the skills and resources you need to keep your Baja Fresh Mexican restaurant franchise running as smoothly as possible. Of course, our support doesn’t end once you open your doors. We’re here to provide you with ongoing support as you grow your business, helping you make the most of your investment.
These are just a few of the key steps in the process of opening a Baja Fresh Mexican restaurant franchise. Our years of experience have helped us make this process as simple as possible, and we love delighting new franchisees by working hand-in-hand with them as they learn how to operate their new business. Contact us today to take the first step!