Steak n Shake


Franchise Fee: $40,000
Royalty: 5.5%
Total Investment: $1,375,000 – $2,221,000
Founded: 1934
Franchised: 1939
Can Be Home Based: No
VetFran Member: No
SBA Approved: Yes

Steak n Shake is a full service, casual dining restaurant serving a core menu of its famous Steakburgers, thin ‘n crispy French Fries and old fashioned hand-dipped Milk Shakes. Menu variety includes sandwiches, such as the Turkey Melt and the Grilled Chicken Breast, as well as chilli, home style soups, fresh salads, a variety of desserts and breakfast. All of the food is prepared to the guest’s order and served by friendly, well-trained associates. Steak n Shake restaurants feature full-service dining areas, counter service and drive-thru windows. Restaurants are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Today, this 79 year-old classic American brand has reenergized its franchising program and is seeking single and multi-unit developers to expand from a network of more than 500 QSR locations, currently operating in 22 states.

The company is actively seeking single and multi-unit operators, continually adding new stores across the United States as well as internationally. Desirable territories in the West, Upper Midwest, South and Northeast are available for development.

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