Energy Kitchen Franchise

Last Updated on July 25, 2012 by DeanR

Energy Kitchen Franchise

Energy Kitchen is a franchise for a fast food restaurant serving healthy meals. It was founded in 1999 and started franchising in 2004. The concept is built on serving fast, great tasting, and healthy food.

They make sure than none of their products has more than 500 calories. Everything is just either baked, steamed, or grilled and never fried. They have made it less guilty to eat burgers, wraps, salads, sandwiches, low calorie beverages and smoothies. They try to keep things convenient and nutritious. Their meals are created lean and that will keep you still energized. They say that they pioneered the healthy fast casual dining category. They are transparent in letting people know how their food is cooked and they are labelled with calorie nutritional information and calorie counts.

What is on the menu at Energy Kitchen?

For burgers, they have the ostrich burger (276 calories), sirloin steakhouse burger (393 calories), buffalo chicken burger (385 calories), energy burger (486 calories), bison burger (399 calories), barbecue turkey burger (486 calories), and chicken burger (380 calories).  For snacks, they have luna bar (180 calories), protein brownie (242 calories), kasha bar (170 calories), pirates booty (130 calories), kind bar (210 calories), soy crisps (140 or 120 calories), smart puffs (180 calories), and clif bar (250 calories). For breakfast, they have the energy breakfast sandwich (315 calories), turkey egg wrap (399 calories), whole grain muffin (237 calories), jump start wrap (246 calories), kitchen pancakes (328 calories), veggie egg wrap (315 calories), oatmeal (239 calories), bison egg wrap (466 calories), and chicken egg wrap (414 calories). For wraps, they have California wrap (371 calories), Italian chicken (407 calories), Thai chicken (433 calories), BBQ chipotle chicken (477 calories), chicken club (427 calories), kitchen wrap (454 calories), bison cheese steak (475 calories), veggie tuna (296 calories), chicken fajita (413 calories), and tex mex bison (481 calories). For entrees, they have turkey meatloaf (311 calories), chicken marinara (370 calories), chicken breast (265 calories), and grilled salmon (273 calories). For salads, they have seared tuna (276 calories) and Mediterranean salad (261 calories). For the sides, they have baked homestyle potatoes (136 calories), sautéed mushrooms, peppers, and onions (58 calories), and black bean and mango salad (224 calories). For smoothies, they have protein punch (189 calories), vaccinator (183 calories), and peanut better (362 calories). Othe beverages are available with zero calories like hint, crystal light, and vitamin water zero. These products may vary depending on the location,

Costs and requirements on running an Energy Kitchen franchise

You need to have a net worth of $400,000 and a total liquid asset of at least $75,000. Expect to be investing about $290,000 to $649,000. The Energy Kitchen franchise fee is $30,000 with an on-going royalty fee of 5%. This is for a renewable 10 year term agreement. You will need about 10 employees to run one location. They allow multi-unit ownership but they do not allow absentee ownership.

What is included in the franchise package?

There will be six weeks training at the headquarters. You will be receiving newsletters, access to the internet, and assistance at the grand opening. You will also be attending meetings and expecting occasional field evaluations. For marketing support, there will be co-op advertising and ad slicks.

Energy Kitchen Contact Details

You may reach them at:

Address: 1089 2nd Ave. New York, New York 10002

Phone: (212)687-4100

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