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FAQ

Ready to learn more about the Bojangles’ franchise experience? We have answers to our most frequently asked questions below. If we haven’t answered your questions here, feel free to contact us for more information.

How do I apply to become a Bojangles’ Franchisee?

You can start the process by completing the Request Information link on this page or feel free to contact our franchise development department at 1-800-366-9921.

What are the general requirements for a potential Bojangles' Franchisee?

Bojangles’ is actively seeking highly qualified individuals to become Franchisees. Previous restaurant experience is preferred and recommended, but not mandatory. We will take into consideration prior business experience, financial qualifications, motivation and a track record of personal success as important factors in our evaluation process. Because we want our Franchisees to succeed, we offer and require all Franchise operators and managers to complete a comprehensive training program.

What are the financial requirements for a Bojangles’ Franchisee?

Prospective Franchisees will need a collective net worth greater than $1,000,000, and liquid assets greater than $500,000.

What are the fees?

The franchise fee is $25,000 for each restaurant. Royalty fees are 4% of sales in the domestic United States. Marketing Development Fund fees are 1% of sales and a minimum of 3% additional marketing support required per location.

What markets are available for new restaurants?

Please visit our Key Markets tab to see current growth areas highlighted in yellow.

How much training is required?

Bojangles’ proven training program has been imperative in helping us become one of the premier quick service chicken franchises. Because we are absolutely fanatical about our food and the people who love our food, we require that a minimum of five of your operating managers successfully complete 6 weeks of training prior to opening your first two restaurants.

Can I open more than one location?

Yes! Bojangles’ is actively seeking both single unit operators as well as prospective Franchisees with the experience and financial resources to be a multi-unit operator.

Are there different types of Bojangles’ stores?

Bojangles’ has developed approved building plans for a franchisee for freestanding “traditional” restaurants. Bojangles’ does possess some flexibility to work with you to develop a custom design to fit “non-traditional” or “express” venues. All such plans must receive final approval from Bojangles’ prior to beginning construction.

Do you offer site selection services?

Bojangles’ offers consultation and assistance with site selection. You will need to retain the services of a local real estate professional to help identify quality sites, at which point we will assist you in choosing the site(s) we could recommend and would approve through a committee.

Does Bojangles' offer financing?

At this time, Bojangles’ does not offer direct financing for Franchisees. You must have the financial capacity to develop a Bojangles’ restaurant. However, we do maintain relationships with third-party lenders and developers whom we can connect you to.