Opening Costs

Initial Franchise Fee Amount Method of Payment When Due To Whom Payment is to be Made
Initial Franchise $25,000 – $30,000 Lump sum At signing of Franchise Agreement (and, if applicable, upon obtaining financing) Us
Real Estate/Rent $2,000 – $6,000 per month As incurred As incurred Landlord
Security Deposits $2,000 – $6,000 Lump sum Prior to opening Landlord
Leasehold Improvements $50,000 – $150,000 Lump sum Prior to opening Contractors
Architect $3,000 – $8,000 Lump sum Prior to opening Approved Supplier
Kitchen Designer $1,500 – $2,500 Lump sum Prior to opening Approved Supplier
Equipment and Fixtures $92,000 – $114,000 Lump sum Prior to opening Approved Supplier
Point of Sale System (including equipment) $18,000 Lump sum Prior to opening H&G Business Systems (an affiliate of D.P. Dough Franchising)
Opening Inventory $10,000 – $17,500 Lump sum Prior to opening, grand opening, and first week of business Approved Supplier
Start Up Print Package $1,600 – $3,600 Lump sum Prior to opening Approved Supplier
Local Advertising & Grand Opening $3,275 – $5,250 Lump sum Prior to opening Various Media & Advertising
Insurance $3,000 – $5,000 Lump sum Prior to opening Insurance Company
Signs $6,150 – $8,000 Lump sum Prior to opening Local Sign Installer, Local Print Company, Approved Neon Supplier
Employee Training Labor $1,500 – $3,000 As incurred Prior to opening Employees
Travel and Living Expenses During Training $1,000 – $2,500 As incurred Prior to opening Motels, Restaurants, Air Travel, etc.
Professional Support (Attorneys and Accountants) $1,000 – $5,000 As incurred Prior to opening Attorneys & Accountants
Additional Funds for 3 Months Operating Expenses $20,000 – $40,000 As incurred As incurred Employees, Vendors, Utilities, etc.
Travel Costs for Real Estate Consultant at Your Market $1,500 Lump sum Prior to opening Our approved Real Estate Consultant or D.P. Dough Franchising
TOTAL $241,025 – $427,350


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