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The table below applies to the total initial investment for a traditional Unit when you own or lease your land and building, and purchase or lease your signs, equipment, and improvements, using personal and/or borrowed funds.

Expenditures
Low Amount
High Amount
Payment Method
Initial Franchise Free Training
$40,000
$40,000
One Time Payment
Training Fee & Training Expenses
$82,000
$104,000
As Arranged
Real Estate - Rent for 3mo,
$20,000
$60,000
As Arranged
Improvements
$575,000
$1,250,000
Progress Payments
Interest During Construction
$25,000
$30,000
Progress Payments
Equipment & Seating
$490,000
$590,000
Financed or as Incurred
Signs & Decor
$53,000
$83,000
As Arranged
Site Plans & Engineering Drawings
$12,500
$18,500
As Arranged
Ideal Candidates

Ideal Candidates

It doesn’t take industry experience to open a franchise restaurant with Perkins. We work with franchisees from all walks of life! A few examples of our franchisees include Retail or Restaurant Managers who are looking to own their own business. Perkins allows these franchisees to leverage their experience into a new opportunity. Restaurant owners interested in converting their business to a franchise. It’s simple to adopt the Perkins business model, and there’s great potential to see increased revenue when you convert. Experienced investors who want to break into the restaurant industry. We work with you throughout the process of setting up one or more Perkins restaurants, and we welcome franchisees who are looking for a more hands-off role. First-time franchisees who are highly motivated and ready to go into business for themselves. The comprehensive training and support we have to offer helps franchisees break out of the nine-to-five cycle.

Feed Your Appetite to Grow

For local investors and multi-unit operating teams, Perkins provides traditional and nontraditional buildout options that can fit into any real estate space. From endcap, conversion and ground-up models to convenience stores and hotels, franchisees can bring the restaurant to diverse audiences.

Do You Have A Site In Mind

If you or someone you know own or represent a site/property you would like our real estate team to consider, click here to submit the site information directly to us.

Modern Prototypes

Perkins is flipping the script on traditional operations to embrace the future of family dining! Over the past twelve months, we've rolled out several initiatives to accelerate franchise development— thriving virtual concepts, innovative technology advancements and a new modern prototype are propelling us towards exponential growth.
In fact, our new modernized prototype secured our spot on FSR’s 13 Casual Restaurants with Major Franchise Plans list. Since kicking off our franchise growth initiative last year, we’ve shrunk our model to 4,100 square feet to leverage our growing takeout and delivery business.

Your Journey to Perkins Restaurant Ownership

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Initial Call & Franchise Information Guide

We’ll give you detailed information about what it takes to open a restaurant business and will determine if it seems like we’d be a good fit for your area.

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July 28, 2022

4 REASONS CUSTOMERS LOVE PERKINS DINNER FRANCHISES

While there’s no question Perkins is a dinner franchise, we are also quite famous for our breakfast menu. Customers can order anything off our menu at any time of day, which means breakfast for dinner is always a popular choice. It just so happens that this is welcoming news for our franchisees, as our breakfast items carry high-profit margins!

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May 24, 2022

HUDDLE HOUSE, PERKINS EXPERIENCE RECORD UNIT DEVELOPMENT

Celebrating a monumental end to its fiscal year (April 2022), Huddle House and Perkins Restaurant & Bakery expanded their footprints nationwide by collectively signing 32 franchise agreements. Seven existing franchisees are building on their current portfolios and driving Huddle House and Perkins’ expansion across nine states.

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May 14, 2022

MEET RUSSELL BERNER: FRANCHISEE OF 49 PERKINS RESTAURANTS

Russell Berner is vice president of restaurant operations and a partner with 80-unit franchisee JDK Management. He’s also a chef who graduated from The Culinary Institute of America. He says that connection to food and discipline helped prepare him for the corporate climb.

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© 2022 Perkins LLC. This does not constitute an offer to sell a franchise. The offer of a franchise can only be made through the delivery of a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). Certain states require that we register the FDD in those states. This communication is not directed by us to residents of any of those states. Moreover, we will not offer or sell franchises in those states until we have registered the franchise (or obtained an applicable exemption from registration) and delivered the FDD to the prospective franchisee in compliance with applicable law.

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