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Wetzel's Pretzels

Franchise

Wetzel's Pretzels is a Pasadena, California-based chain of fast-food restaurants. The first Wetzel's Pretzels location opened in 1994 at the South Bay Galleria, in Redondo Beach, California. Today, Wetzel's Pretzels has over 175 locations in the United States (including Puerto Rico), Australia, Canada, Dominican. The chain sells pretzels, pretzel dogs, and other food products. Wetzel's Pretzels is a company filled with unconventional thinkers. Which is why people all over the world go through their day craving crazy concoctions like Jalapeno Cheese Dogs, Frozen Wild Cherry Lemonade and Sinful Cinnamon Pretzels. Currently, there is even a Wetzel's Pretzels in the Downtown Disney area in Disneyland. Wetzel's Pretzels is currently owned by private equity firm Levine Leichtman Capital Partners.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
$50,000
Net worth required
$200,000
Investment
$156,300 - $369,950
Franchise fee
$35,000
Units in operation
225

Overview

$50,000 is required in available capital if you want to become a franchisee. New Wetzel's Pretzels franchisees need to have at least a $200,000 net worth. $156,300 is the minimum that Wetzel's Pretzels expects its owners will need to invest in a new location. The most you would expect to invest in a Wetzel's Pretzels location is $369,950. The franchise fee to open a Wetzel's Pretzels unit is $35,000. There is currently a total of 225 units in operation.

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