Franchising

Thank you for your interest in the Potato Corner brand. With 1100+ locations worldwide, Potato Corner has firmly established itself as “The Worlds Best Flavored French Fries.”

WHY POTATO CORNER?

Our concept is simple. Take the world’s most eaten food, add our signature spice blends and the result is a product that after one bite will change the way you think about French Fries forever.

Potato Corner originated in The Philippines in 1992 as a cart business. It has since expanded to countries all over the world including; Australia, South East Asia, Kuwait, Panama, and The United States. In 2010, Potato Corner was brought to The U.S., opening its first location in Southern California. Since that time, Potato Corner has expanded throughout the country from New York to Texas to Washington and many more. And we’re continuing to grow every day!

When you join Potato Corner as a franchisee, you get support from a team of Franchise Business professionals, operations personnel, and corporate support staff. Our team gives our franchisees all the training, expertise, tools, and advice to help their businesses thrive.

EXPLORE FRANCHISE INFORMATION

Our Franchising Process

Step by Step Overview:


  1. Inquiry (Click Here To View Form)
  2. Application and Qualification
  3. Franchise Disclosure Document
  4. Interview at Corporate Office in Los Angeles and Site Tour
  5. Business Plan and Site Selection Survey: Candidate to complete and submit business plan and site selection surveys to Franchise Team (You will be provided with the templates)
  6. Background on Candidate: background & credit check, submit business entity information, provide proof of funds, etc.
  7. Approval by Potato Corner USA; to be based off satisfactory completion of all prior steps criteria
  8. Draw up and Execute Agreements
  9. Site Development; lease negotiations, construction, training, etc.
  10. Grand Opening of first location





FAQ

Do I need previous restaurant experience?


While we do prefer that candidates have prior experience, it is not a requirement. What we do require are franchisees who will be hands on in developing their business, as well as active in the daily operations of their locations. We want franchisees who are motivated to grow Potato Corner’s presence in their geographic area. You must also be willing to follow our proven system of standards and guidelines, as well as exemplify and promote the highest levels of customer service.




What franchising opportunities do you offer?


Our franchise system is based on a multi-unit operator model. We do look for any franchisee joining Potato Corner to commit to opening multiple locations. The total number of locations required will be determined, at our sole discretion. It will be based off the geographic territory you are interested in and the number of locations that area could support. Single location opportunities are also available and will be evaluated on a case by case basis.




What is the typical investment cost for each location?


While costs are variable based on numerous circumstances, the typical cost for each location is about $225,000




What is your Franchising Fee?


$30,000-35,000 per location, depending on whether you sign an exclusive or non-exclusive agreement




What is the average size of a Potato Corner location?


Typically between 250-1000 sq ft, depending if it is a kiosk or inline




What type of training do I receive?


Prior to opening, you will be required to attend a two-week intensive training at our corporate store locations in Los Angeles where you will learn full FOH and BOH procedures. Additionally, once you are set for your Grand Opening, we will come train you and your General Manager onsite.




What are the ongoing fees?


Royalty Fee: 6% of gross sales, monthly Marketing Fee: 1-2% of gross sales, monthly




Do you offer any financing?


No, we do not.




How much money can I make? Or what are the sales at other Potato Corner locations?


We cannot disclose any sales data, nor will we make any sales or profitability predictions on any location. Much of your success will be based on how well you operate your Potato Corner and how closely you follow our policies and procedures. As you are making a substantial financial investment, you should perform any financial projections as a part of the business plan you will be required to submit to us.




I’m interested, how do I proceed?


Great, we’d love to hear from you! Fill out our initial inquiry form here. A member of our Franchising Department will contact you soon.





Franchise Brochure

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Additional Information

Please Note:


Potato Corner is focusing on locations in enclosed malls, airports, outlets, train stations, and other high-traffic alternative locations. If you have an additional location of interest, you will be asked to provide additional information when contacted by our Franchising Department.




Franchise Disclosure


This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only.Currently, the following states regulate the offer and sale of franchises: California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin. If you are a resident of one of these states, we will not offer you a franchise unless, or until, we have complied with applicable pre-sale registration and disclosure requirements in your jurisdiction.




For The State of New York


This advertisement is not an offering. An offering can be made only by a prospectus filed with the Department of Law of the State of New York. Such filing does not constitute approval by the Department of Law.IN MINNESOTA: Minnesota Registration Number F-5127.





FRANCHISE INQUIRY FORM

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