The Flame Broiler

  • The Flame Broiler, Inc.
1538 E. Warner Ave., # E
Santa Ana, CA 92705
  • (714) 424-0223
  • (714) 424-0225 (Fax)

The Flame Broiler restaurant serves simple, delicious, healthful, Korean style fast food all without dairy, trans-fat, frying, skin, HFCS, or added MSG.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1996

Franchising Since: 1999

Operating Units

Franchised Units 179 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 179 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 179 100.0% In 5 States
Canada 0 0.0% In 0 Provinces
International 0 0.0% In 0 Foreign Countries
Total 179 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators 34
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators 89

North American Unit Density

Density Units
California 172
Florida 3
Arizona 2

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member No
Franchisee Association? Yes, is a member
Size of Corporate Staff 8
Site Selection
Lease Negotiation Assistance Yes
Financial Assistance No

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising No
National Advertising No
Regional Advertising Yes
Local Advertising No

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing Included
Central Purchasing Included
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training Included
Initial Store Opening Included
Inventory Control Included
Franchisee Newsletter Included
Regional or National Meetings Included
800 Telephone Hotline N/A


(no data available)
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Financial Requirements


Minimum Net Worth N/A
Cash Investment N/A
Total Investment $241.7-408.5K
Average Total Investment $325K


Initial Franchise Fee $10-25K
Average Franchise Fee $18K
On-Going Royalty 5%
Average Royalty N/A
Advertising Fee 3%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees N/A
Average Number of Part-Time Employees N/A
Space Needs (in square feet) 1,200+
Preferred Site Types Free Standing Building
Other Site Types Allowed End Cap
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? No
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth N/A
General Business Experience N/A
Specific Industry Experience N/A
Formal Education N/A
Psychological Profile N/A
Personal Interviews N/A
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 10
Term of Renewal Period 10
Passive Ownership? Allowed
Area Development
Yes, for 0 years
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 22
Canada No
Overseas Yes, UAE (Dubai)
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