At Shaka, we believe in the powerful healing benefits of clean, nutritious foods. We have built a strong foundation as a family-owned Mindfully Crafted Hawaiian fast-casual eatery that believes in the importance of the quality, beauty, and taste in the food our customers eat. We use only the finest and freshest wholesome ingredients and we never believe in sacrificing the quality of our product for convenience. Our ingredients are responsibly sourced, nutrient dense, wild-caught, and hormone-free.
As an organization – we hold honesty paramount to all else. We don’t cut corners. We believe the strongest foundations are built on transparency and our values align with what we envision for ourselves and for our Franchise Partners.
Like the dishes we serve here at Shaka, we aim to be open and transparent with our customers and our franchise partners. No cut corners, no hidden secrets – just greats relationship and a great partnership.
Your success is meaningful to not only you, but to Shaka as a whole. Like the wholesome food served at our eateries, your partnership with us is not complete unless everyone is satisfied and thriving.
We’re gonna be honest with you – honesty is the best policy. That’s why we maintain a strong foundation of trust with our franchise partners. We always focus on the success of our franchise partners.
With a franchise-centric approach to business, Shaka is redefining the fast-casual restaurant category.
We cater to all dietary types, and our locations serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Our family-owned business boasts a five-year track record which includes the launch of two successful locations.
Shaka’s fresh, healthy, and relevant three day-part menu puts you in position to attract customers all day long. The Shaka “system” is proven and validated by our two successful locations in one square mile.
A menu with broad appeal and excellent guest reviews.
Proven business model with a 5 year track record of success.
Ability to build equity in your own business and create long term legacy income.
Site selection and construction guidance.
Superior Marketing Programs.
Full training & support from and an experienced award winning management team.
3rd Party Financing Available.
An initial franchise fee of $40,000 is required.
The royalty is 6% of gross sales.
An advertising expenditure of 1% is required.
Our liquid capital requirement is $100,000 in non-borrowed cash or marketable securities.
The term of the agreement is ten years with up to five renewal terms of five years each.
Your location could be anywhere from 700 sq ft square feet to 2,000 sq ft square feet.
As the franchisee, you will be responsible for finding and developing the franchise restaurant location. Shaka will support you by providing an expert third-party commercial broker to assist you with finding a location, as well as submitting your site package to the company for acceptance review.
Shaka works with you to ensure that you have the necessary permits and licenses needed to open and operate your franchise. It may vary by City and State. Shaka will guide you to the proper resources necessary to comply with local regulations.
To maintain consistency and quality of our brand, Shaka will provide you with a list of approved vendors and suppliers.
Yes! We always welcome multi-unit franchisees. Stores two and three are discounted. We also offer a veterans discount.
Prior experience owning a restaurant is not necessary, but we do require a minimum of three years of restaurant management experience with a proven track record of success, and solid financial acumen. You should also possess an authentic passion for quality food and legendary service. Engaging with your community, excellent communication skills, and demonstrating a hands-on attitude are all preferred qualities for acceptance into our franchise family.
Absolutely. As a member of our franchise family, you will receive all the latest operational updates and marketing guidance that Shaka develops on a continuous basis.
No, not directly. However, we will connect you with funding sources that work specifically with franchisees and have made thousands of loans for start-up entrepreneurs.
As a franchisee, you’ll benefit from a band that garners great customer reviews and a strong foundation with a loyal following. Don’t take our word for it, read what our guests are saying:
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