The franchise fee for your first and second Samurai Sam’s franchise traditional locations is $30,000 per location.
The franchise fee for the third location, and any after that, is $17,500. Non-traditional locations (limited menu) offer a lower franchise fee. They encourage their franchisees to become multiple-unit owners.
The franchisee is responsible for all of the build-out costs including, but not limited to: architectural renovation of the location, equipment and smallwares, professional fees and travel to training location/facility, inventory etc. The costs associated with each location will vary.
The franchise royalty fee is 6% of sales per month or $400/week, whichever is greater. The advertising fee is .5 % of sales per month (non-Phoenix metro area stores). More free information.