How to start KFC Franchise ?

KFC Franchise

Kentucky Fried Chicken is an American fast-food restaurant chain specialized in fried chicken, headquartered in Kentucky. KFC is the world’s second-largest restaurant chain after McDonald’s, with 23,105 locations globally in 150 countries and approximately one million employees and associates. Actually, KFC’s parent company is Yum! Brands, Inc. and it is one of the world’s largest restaurant companies in the system restaurants category.

How to start KFC Franchise

When you are interested in starting a food business or retail food business, one of the best options is KFC. KFC has been providing the franchise since 1952. KFC US(KFCLLC) is the franchisor. Franchisees operate a dine-in and carry out KFC outlet. It prepares and sells approved menu items, especially fried chicken. License to use KFC trademarks, service marks, trade names, commercial symbols the franchiser periodically authorizes, ie, KFC AND KENTUCKY FRIED CHICKEN marks and logos provided based on the franchise agreement. It also grants a franchise license to use business formats, procedures, methods, layout, standard and specifications the franchisor authorizes, only in connection with the operation of the outlet.

How to start KFC Franchise ?

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How to start KFC Franchise ? If you are planning a KFC franchise outlet in India, there is something to know-

The first thing is to know the amount of investment. The approximated investment needed to start a KFC franchise in India will be around 1 crore.

Next thing is that the franchisees may be an entity or a Control Person must attend the initial training program provided by KFCLLC on “How to operate an Outlet”. And they must complete the training program to the franchisor’s satisfaction. Under the franchisor’s guidance and direction, the other employees of franchisees also attend and complete the training programe.

Generally, franchisees will not get exclusive territory but as long as they are in compliance with the company’s Franchise Agreement, they will have a protected location. It should be smaller of a radius of 2.5 Km of the Franchise unit, or a location in which about 30,000 people reside around the shop, or, if it is a location in a metropolitan area then it should contain more than 100,000 people.

The time period of the initial franchise term is about 20 years. If the franchisee meets the company’s requirements, they have an option to renew their franchise under certain terms and conditions.

To start a KFC franchise unit,

A. You have to apply on their official website https://www.kfc.com/franchise-a-kfc.

  1. Go to the official KFC website
  2. You can see the “Contact Us” option at the right bottom of the page – click
  3. Select the Franchise option
  4. fill the application form and proceed further by entering and submitting other mandatory fields, such as –
    1. Name
    2. Contact number
    3. The amount that you can invest in
    4. Name of the owner/s of the property
    5. Contact details of the owner
    6. Address of potential KFC store
    7. Photographs of the location
    8. Details of parking space

B. You can also directly contact the concerned official to discuss your business proposal.