Simply complete and submit the application, specifying which Kahala brand(s) you are interested in, and return it to us via email, fax or U.S. mail. Upon receipt and review, we will contact you.
Financial requirements vary from brand to brand. Please contact us directly or visit the brand's website for information on financial requirements for the brand(s) you are interested in.
Though we do not offer financing, we have a broad list of recommended lenders we can share with candidates.
With help from a member of our real estate team, an authorized broker or your designated regional representative, we provide assistance in finding and selecting a great location for your store. You may elect to hire Kahala to do all the foundational work including researching local market studies, identifying a location and negotiating the lease, but ultimately you will sign the lease for your store.
The term of your franchise agreement will vary from brand to brand. Please contact us directly or visit the brand's website for information.
The royalty fees vary by brand. Please contact us directly or visit the brand's website for information on the brand(s) you are interested in.
The advertising fees vary by brand. Please contact us directly or visit the brand's website for information on the brand(s) you are interested in.
We hesitate to give time frames due to the number of variables that exist. On average, it could take nine to 15 months from the time you begin your journey until the day you open your doors.
We offer a comprehensive training program that delivers all the tools you need to efficiently operate your restaurant. Prior to opening, you will receive in-store training that outlines the operational systems used in your restaurant. Additionally, you will be issued your operations manual and toolkit. Upon completion of your in-store training you will spend five days at the Kahala Training & Education Center (KTEC) in Scottsdale, Ariz. Topics covered at KTEC include coaching, customer service, training, business information, marketing, crisis management, profitability and more. To complete your formal training, your designated representative will provide on-site support for your grand opening to make sure that you have been given the proper tools for long-term success.
A brand president or vice president of operations is at the heart of each brand and they are equipped with a passionate team of sales, marketing and operations talent to support the brand and its franchisees.
You will also have a designated regional representative available to support you and answer questions along the way. They will be your day-to-day contact throughout the process of opening your store, and they will continue to support you as you grow your business. This representative is located in your region so they know you, your store and your business opportunities.
Yes. We encourage qualified franchisees to open multiple locations and explore unique co-branding opportunities with other Kahala brands where opportunities are available.
As indicated in our Franchise Disclosure Documents, we do not make any representations about a franchisee's future financial performance or the past financial performance of company-owned or franchised outlets. We also do not authorize our employees or representatives to make any such representations either orally or in writing. However, we agree it is a critical question for you to have answered. We invite you to speak with our current franchisees to learn about their sales numbers.