Path To Ownership
Chat with us! Explore the exciting opportunity The Sombrero franchise offers through an introductory phone call.
Complete our confidential questionnaire, and receive our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).
Visit us for a day of learning. Meet our leadership team and see first-hand what ownership at The Sombrero entails.
Final review with our leadership team. Qualified candidates will become approved to join Sombrero Tacoria.
Time to begin your official training, equipping you with the necessary tools to run your own Sombrero Tacoria franchise.
Start Up Investment
Per Our 2022 Franchise Disclosure Document
This chart outlines some key areas of the initial and ongoing investment. We help Sombrero Tacoria owners to open quickly. Learn more or Become Pre-qualified.
Initial Fees & Investment Terms
Notes On Investment
Franchise Training Program
As part of your pre-opening support, we provide on-boarding and training to prepare you for opening:
Join us for 2 weeks training in our Totowa, New Jersey restaurant. We cover our recipes, daily prep, managing volume, tracking orders for pick up or delivery, POS system, advertising, local marketing, and financial management of your business including inventory, overhead and cost controls.
We then provide onsite support for a soft opening at your Sombrero Tacoria as you prepare for a Grand Opening. As an owner, you have our ongoing guidance with new product development, marketing and coaching to become an integral part of your local community’s restaurant scene.
FAQ - FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What are the startup costs and what do they include?
Currently, the range of investment is from $407,910 to $680,433 which includes the $35,000 initial franchise fee. Other estimated costs include 3rd party professional advisory fees, insurance and 3-months of working capital. Visit our Funding Page to see if you are financially qualified. Get Started today to discover more.
How big of a lease space do I need for my restaurant?
Between 1,500 and 2,000 square feet with adequate parking and drive by traffic. We have specific site criteria which will help you evaluate real estate that would be a good fit for your Sombrero Tacoria. Get Started today to discover more.
How long does it take to open?
You should be able to open in as few as 6 to 9 months, it depends on how quickly you complete pre-opening steps and training. Get Started today to discover more.
Do I have to be an owner operator?
Yes, we want our owners to be actively involved. Some may hire a general manager to oversee back of house operations, while owners focus on front of house, marketing, and management. Get Started today to discover more.
Can I own more than one restaurant?
Yes. We believe some owners will operate multiple tacorias. We offer discounts on initial franchise fees for owners who commit up front to additional restaurants and 50% off subsequent initial Franchise Fees for franchise owners who want to expand after they develop their first restaurant. Get Started today to discover more.
How many employees are needed to operate the business?
Typically 4 to 6 employees per shift depending on how busy the restaurant is each day. Get Started today to discover more.
How much will the business make – what is the Rate Of Return (ROI)?
We will be able to share our Financial Performance Representation, called an Item 19 in our Franchise Disclosure Document which highlights affiliate performance and history. This can be a useful tool to help you evaluate the revenue potential for your Sombrero Tacoria business. Get Started today to discover more and request a copy of our FDD.
Sombrero has ambitious growth plans, a vision of nationwide expansion, and new locations in the pipeline. Take advantage of this remarkable opportunity to own a Sombrero Mexican restaurant franchise.
Contact us directly to talk about prime locations in your town, and how you can be a part of The Sombrero's exciting journey - opening restaurants across the United States!
Have Questions about available locations or territories? Contact us today.
Path To Ownership
Explore the detailed journey of becoming a proud owner of a Sombrero franchise!