Steps To Becoming A Franchisee

The process toward becoming a Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers franchisee begins with an initial email or phone call from you to inform us of your interest and desired location(s).  Once we've had the opportunity to familiarize ourselves with each other, we will take the appropriate steps to bring your interest to fruition.  The following is a general overview of the on-ramp process:

  1. Complete the Request for Franchise Disclosure Document form and return to Freddy's.
  2. Complete and submit the Franchise Application for our review.
  3. Review the Franchise Disclosure Document, (FDD), making note of the items you need clarified.
  4. Perform your due diligence as consistent with any investment opportunity.
  5. Secure Freddy's approval for meeting the franchise qualifications to include a Discovery Day visit to Wichita to meet with Freddy's principals and department heads.
  6. Negotiate your desired territory and sign a Development Agreement.
  7. Execute the documents consistent with the License Agreement.
  8. Secure Freddy's approval on site location (Download Freddy's Real Estate brochure here).
  9. Commence construction on your first Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers store.
  10. Begin initial management training