Schlotzsky's Restaurant

  • Schlotzsky's Franchise, LLC
  • BUNZ
5620 Glenridge Dr. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30342
  • (800) 846-2867 / (404) 255-3250
  • (404) 257-7073 (Fax)

Since 1971, Schlotzsky's has been the home of The Original toasted sandwich. The menu has evolved with customers' tastes to include the highest quality sandwiches, pizzas, salads, and soups available today. With approximately 365 locations worldwide, Schlotzsky's is the fast-casual choice for a quick, healthful, and fresh dining experience.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1971

Franchising Since: 1977

Operating Units

Franchised Units 323 89.5%
Company-Owned Units 38 10.5%
Total Operating Units 361 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 361 95.5% In 37 States
Canada 0 0.0% In 0 Provinces
International 17 4.5% In 6 Foreign Countries
Total 378 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators N/A
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators N/A

North American Unit Density

Density Units
Texas 171
Colorado 12
Arizona 11

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

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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 0
Site Selection
Lease Negotiation Assistance Yes
Financial Assistance No

Marketing Support

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

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing N/A
Central Purchasing N/A
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 Included


Austin, TX 3 Weeks
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Financial Requirements


Minimum Net Worth $2.2MM (3 store minimum)
Cash Investment $650K (3 store minimum)
Total Investment $503.8-787K
Average Total Investment $645K


Initial Franchise Fee $30K
Average Franchise Fee N/A
On-Going Royalty 6%
Average Royalty N/A
Advertising Fee 4%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 5
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 20
Space Needs (in square feet) 2,800 +/-
Preferred Site Types Strip Center, Regional Mall
Other Site Types Allowed Non-Traditional Venues
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? No
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 5
General Business Experience 5
Specific Industry Experience 4
Formal Education 3
Psychological Profile 3
Personal Interviews 5
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 20
Term of Renewal Period 10
Passive Ownership? Not Allowed
Area Development
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 144
USA Yes, All United States
Canada No
Overseas No
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