Investment Profile

Dream Dinners owners are typically guests that were passionate about our product and mission to grow great kids in their community, but they also share some common traits that are important in achieving success:

  • High degree of personal integrity.
  • Desire to uphold the Dream Dinners mission.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, along with a serving heart.
  • Proven ability to lead, motivate and train others.
  • Provide outstanding customer service.
  • Active participant in your community.
  • Motivation to grow the business through relationship marketing.

Financial Overview*:

  • Initial investment ranges from $260,700 to $ 448,000
  • Franchise fee of $5,000 to $35,000
  • Minimum liquid assets of $150,000
  • Minimum net worth of $450,000

The initial investment may vary depending on numerous factors, including the condition of the premises, the amount of construction performed by the landlord and geographic areas to name a few.

The estimated initial franchise investment* of our meal assembly franchise breaks down as follows:

Type of Expenditure Amount
Initial Franchise Fee $5,000 – $35,000
Option Fee $15,000
Training Expenses $4,000 – $6,000
Local Architecture and Other Permits, Business Licenses $5,000 – $15,000
Grand Opening and Design Fee $10,000
Leasehold Improvements $70,000 – $140,000
Signage $11,000 – $21,000
Initial Inventory $9,000 – $12,000
Merchant Account System $200 – $500
Insurance $2,000 – $3,000
Equipment, Furniture and Fixtures $91,000 – $100,000
Office Computer Equipment and Supplies $10,500
Initial Advertising $8,000 – $10,000
Additional Funds (3 months) $35,000 – $70,000
Total Estimated Initial Investment $260,700 – $ 448,000

Next >

*These amounts are average estimates and change on an annual basis.