How to Start a Minute Burger Franchise

They say the inspiration of burgers came from Hamburg, Germany but ironically, this particular beef sandwich - the hamburger is America’s favorite food. Whatever the history is and whoever invented this tasty sandwich, one thing is for sure, it has become so famous and is probably one of the world’s favorite snack . In fact, today for the record seventy - five (75) hamburgers per second are being prepared, sold and eaten.  Hence, this is how the entire planet loved and adored this beef patty sandwich. Even the Filipinos were not spared of this burger popularity.  Almost all restaurants, canteens, snack bars offers this menu to complete the choices of their short snack orders.  Interestingly, even the franchising world was hooked with this food idea.

Today, it is with no doubt that investing in the burger business is one of the most interesting and exciting ventures you will ever engage into.  Not only that the industry is very competitive (as big fast food chain also offers this snack treat), it will also help hone entrepreneurial skills as well as marketing skills of an interested franchisee.  So read the information below as you might be the next Minute Burger partner.

The Minute Burger Story

There was a time in the Philippine market that fast food was booming.  It was also during this time that burgers are selling like hotcakes for a to-go meal.  Thus, the spurt of burger joints across the country in prime locations are also increasing.  With this thought, Minute Burger also decided to venture and try their luck in the hamburger business.  Starting on their own small neighborhood in the streets and alleys of Metro Manila, Minute Burger’s concept to go “mobile” became an instant hit.  Their home-made style burgers were delicious.  From their first mobile outlet in a gasoline station in Pasig City, it now has grown into a household name in the hamburger market.  Currently, Minute Burger is considered to be a parent company and is a Food Service Division of Leslie Corporation, a recognized food manufacturing company in the Philippines known for its product brand like Clover Chips.

As far as burger kiosks is concerned, Minute Burger is by far one of the oldest hamburger kiosks that offer affordable and great tasting burgers in the country.  From its first store that opened in 1982, Minute Burger to date has more than 350 stores worldwide and is continuously growing.  They are in existence for more than 30 years in the industry.  Its products include variety of burgers and sandwiches at very affordable prices.  You have the classic Minute Burger, cheese dog, cheese burger, double minute burger, chicken time with cheese, chicken time, chick n dog and of course with their classic buy 1 take 1 promo.

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Minute Burger Franchise Details

Investment Cost and Franchise Fees

  • If interested to own a Minute Burger Franchise, the franchisee is required to get at least three (3) stores and a maximum of five (5) stores.  The company believes that with this number, this is where profitability comes in.
  • The franchise package for two (2) stores is P360,000.00.  This amount covers the initial investment for the two (2) stores.  The two (2) stores should be opened in the first two months and in six months time, the third store should be made available.
  • The breakdown of the fees are as follows: P150,000 for refundable stock bond and P210,000 for non-refundable fees.  This fee is also inclusive of the use of the brand, full use of MB system, franchise fees, license to operate.  However, construction cost, equipment and working capital are not included in the franchise package

The Franchise Application Steps

  1. Interested franchisees first step is to attend the Minute Burger orientation programs named as Minute Burger (MB) 101 and (MB) 102.
  2. If you think you have the qualification to become a franchisee, you need to process and submit the necessary requirements and documents
  3. After which, the applicant should undergo a series of interviews
  4. When the application is approved, payment of fees and funds are done next
  5. When everything is completed, the franchisee is now ready to open for business

Advantages of the Minute Burger Franchise

  • Has an established brand image, a recognizable, stable and profitable franchise business for almost 30 years
  • Affordable and quality products
  • Innovative and efficient franchise system
  • Network of 180 franchisees
  • Availability of online and offline support system

Disadvantages of the Minute Burger Franchise

  • Multi-store franchise is required
  • Location is very crucial, identifying a good location may take time

Minute Burger Franchise Contact Information

For a more detailed information on the Minute Burger franchising you may call (toll-free) (02) 776 7740 and you may log on to this website: www.minuteburger.com.

You may email @ info@minuteburger.com; customerservice@minuteburger.com

Or follow Minute Burger with the following social media sites:

  • facebook.com/minuteburger
  • Follow us on Twitter
  • twitter.com/minuteburge

You may also visit Minute Burger head office at: 4 Dama de Noche St.  UPS 4, Paranaque City Philippines and look for Kat Tolentino @ +632 776 7740




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