Franchise FAQs

Why own a Fat Patty’s franchise?

If you are looking for a dynamic and unique franchise opportunity, Fat Patty’s may be just what you are looking for. With a family, community and sports focus, our high-volume restaurant business model provides a great opportunity to own a great restaurant while also having a positive impact on the community. We look forward to sharing more with you about our exciting opportunity.

Our Franchise Provides

  • High revenue locations
  • Business model that appeals to three dayparts
  • Burgers, sandwiches, wings and a whole lot more
  • Affordable consumer price point
  • Full-service bar that increases average ticket and drives late-night business
  • Community-focused brand that attracts a broad clientele
  • Restaurant conversion focus keeps startup costs down
  • Attractive revenue-to-start-up ratios

Is there training? Do you provide support?

Fat Patty’s provides an extensive training and support program to help you every step of the way. It all starts with at least three weeks of training at our corporate locations for your general manager, back-of-the-house manager and one other key employee. This initial training occurs approximately 60 days prior to your restaurant opening and teaches your key management staff what they need to run your restaurant.

When you open your restaurant, we also provide two trainers to assist you at your location for the first week. Training continues after your opening with your personal Franchise Business Advisor who works with you step by step on an ongoing basis.

How much money can I make?

The Federal Trade Commission regulates what Fat Patty’s is allowed to disclose to potential franchisees. As you proceed through the process of purchasing your Fat Patty’s restaurant, you will receive the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) that details more about the business opportunity and your expected startup expenses as well as some financial information related to our franchise. We also provide an Earnings Claim that provides you financial information related to our affiliate locations.

How much will I need to invest?

The estimated initial investments to establish a Fat Patty’s franchise is from $627,533 to $1,048,500. This includes a franchise fee of $40,000 as well as your first three month’s rent, restaurant furnishings and equipment, location build out, small wares, plate ware, inventory, point of sale system, grand opening marketing, permits and working capital to open your business.

Do you offer financing?

Fat Patty’s does not offer any direct financing but we can recommend some third-party financing options for you. If you have a retirement fund, we can also recommend some great programs that allow you to borrow against your retirement fund without paying penalties or taxes.

What do I need to own a Fat Patty’s franchise?

  • Working capital of $750,000 with good credit
  • Solid business experience sales and business experience required
  • Knowledge of the trade area where the store will be located
  • Passion for service


Would you like to learn more?

Simply, complete the Request for Consideration Form. Upon receiving the form, we will contact you. Also, feel free to contact our franchise department at franchising@fatpattysonline.com.