Franchise Criteria

Smashburger is seeking multi-unit development partners.
To be considered, individuals must meet the following.

Please select the criteria that you meet

Demonstrates enthusiasm, drive and passion, and a proven record of success in the restaurant industry.

Ability to obtain a liquor license
(where applicable).

Multi-unit restaurant management experience as an owner and / or operator, real estate & trade area experience in development territory.

Local market knowledge and willingness to build a dedicated team for Smashburger.

$1.5 million in net worth
(individual or partnership).*

$500K in liquid assets
(individual or partnership).*

Steps to owning your own smashburger

Complete and submit an online inquiry form.
Telephone discussion with the Smashburger franchise team.
Complete and submit a franchise application.
Receive and review the Franchise Disclosure Document.
Preliminary approval on territory and development.
Schedule and attend a Discovery Day in Denver.
Final approval and franchise awarded.