California Tortilla


What is the initial investment required for a CalTort franchise?

The initial cost of a California Tortilla franchise ranges from $397,200 to $695,800, which pays for the build-out and certain start-up expenses.

What are the requirements to acquire a franchise?

We require a minimum of $250,00 in liquid assets and a net worth of $1 million. Restaurant experience is preferred, but not required.

What is the initial franchise fee?

The initial franchise fee is $30,000.

What is the franchise royalty?

There is a 5% ongoing royalty. California Tortilla also requires an advertising fee of 2% for system wide marketing strategies and materials, and an additional 0.5% is required to be spent by the franchisee for local marketing efforts.

Is financing available?

Yes, financing is available to qualified borrowers through third party lenders.

What is the average square footage of a CalTort franchise?

California Tortilla restaurants are generally 2,000-2,500 square feet. The urban model runs a little smaller at roughly 1,800 square feet.

What is the term of the franchise agreement?

The initial term of your California Tortilla franchise agreement is ten years, with a subsequent successor option of 10 years.

I’m interested, how do I get started?

Click here to fill out a form to receive more information. You are also welcome to call us anytime, 301-545-0035.

Initial Investment

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