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Franchise Opportunities
Taco Fresco is an affordable franchise system with an
overall investment that is low by industry standards.

Initial Franchise Fee:
Fee includes:
Search and evaluation of site location
Management training program
Staff training
Taco Fresco Operations Manual
$22,500 $22,500
Architect $5000 $10,000

Accounting & Legal

$5000 $10,000
Signage: $4000 $10,000
  • Exterior Sign
  • Awning
  • Window Decals
  • Menu Boards
Equipment $15,000 $30,000
Tables & Chairs $5000 $8000
Leasehold Improvements: $60,000 $125,000
  • Flooring
  • Plumbing
  • Electric
  • Millwork
  • Drywall/Ceiling
Opening Costs $12,000 $20,000
Working Capital
  • 2 Month's Rent
$8000 $16,000
  • Total
$136,500 $251,500
Royalties: Franchisee royalties are 4% of adjusted gross sales.

Frequently Asked Questions?

How do you contact us?
Please contact Anthony Gambino, Franchising Director, at 708-243-7094 or by e-mail at tacofresco2000@aol.com.com

What type of capital is necessary to open a Taco Fresco?
A typical Taco Fresco can be opened for $150,000 - $250,000.
What fees are associated with opening a Taco Fresco?
There is an initial franchise fee of $22,500. Monthly royalties are 4% of gross sales.
What steps are involved in the franchising process?
  1. After due diligence, choose Taco Fresco
  2. Fill out the franchise data sheet
  3. Read and sign our franchise circular
  4. Sign the franchise agreement
  5. Find a location and negotiate a lease
  6. Choose an architect
  7. Choose a general contractor
  8. Build your restaurant
  9. Pay the $22,500 franchise fee
  10. Conduct hiring and training
  11. Open for business

What’s included in the franchise fee?
  1. Use of the Taco Fresco brand, trademarks, and logos
  2. Assistance in locating and evaluating a site
  3. Assistance in negotiating a lease
  4. Assistance in construction
  5. Comprehensive management training program, on and off-site
  6. Assistance in hiring and training of staff
  7. Taco Fresco Operations and Procedures Manual
  8. Continuing support

How long does it take to open a Taco Fresco?
Not including the time spent finding a location, typically 6-9 months to open.

Does Taco Fresco have any priority growth areas?
Taco Fresco’s main objective is steady growth in the Chicagoland area, with an emphasis in the surrounding suburbs.

Are area development plans available?
Yes. We are open to granting exclusive area development plans to franchisees with the means and desire to open multiple Taco Frescos.

What is the size of a typical Taco Fresco?
Depending on location a single unit typically ranges from 1500-2500
square feet.