Johnny Rockets

Johnny Rockets

is seeking candidates for expansion.

How do I buy a Johnny Rockets Franchise?

Total Investment$539,525 - $975,575
Cash Required$200,000
Business TypeFranchise
Target Market National

Johnny Rockets is an international restaurant chain that offers the food, fun and friendliness of classic, timeless, feel-good Americana. It's the place to go for friendly service, flavorful food, uplifting music and relaxed, casual fun. With annual sales in excess of $300 million, Johnny Rockets is a time-tested brand with an extraordinarily high awareness level, a loyal customer base and a broad demographic appeal. Johnny Rockets offers a myriad of options, based on venue and area. Come see why Johnny Rockets is an international superstar with outstanding brand recognition and partner with the best.

Open Johnny Rockets in any of these available states: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY.


All-American Franchising

Johnny Rockets is an international restaurant chain that offers the food, fun and friendliness of classic, timeless, feel-good Americana. Every Johnny Rockets restaurant serves simple, great-tasting food from a menu of all-American favorites, including juicy 1/3-pound hamburgers, crispy American Fries, classic sandwiches and rich, delicious hand-dipped shakes and malts. It's the place to go for friendly service, flavorful food, uplifting music and relaxed, casual fun.

Why Johnny Rockets?

Johnny Rockets is an international superstar with outstanding brand recognition.

  • More than 1 Billion positive printed news impressions and over 6,500 news articles in print publications, in 2010.
  • Approximately 800 television news segments, in 2010
  • Over 100,000 U.S. Facebook fans with daily posts and a synchronized corporate Twitter page.
  • Contact with more than 5,000 relevant Bloggers, around the world.
  • Active international Social Media pages on Ning, Orkut, Migente and Badoo.
  • More than 7,000 customer-posted videos posted to YouTube


Johnny Rockets offers a myriad of options, based on venue and area.

Footprint & Design
Our business model is successful in a variety of footprints in a wide range of venues, ranging from 700-2,500 square feet.

  • Venues in which Johnny Rockets restaurants thrive include Airports, Amusement Parks, Aquariums, Bowling Alleys, Casinos, Campuses, Cruise Ships, Downtowns, Harbors, Lifestyle Centers, Malls, Military Bases, Museums, Resorts, Sports Stadiums, Strip Centers, Theme Parks and Tourist Areas.
  • Our Franchise Partners are innovative and implement new ways to present Johnny Rockets to their guests, including Bicycle Delivery, Mobile Kitchens, Combined Restaurant Concepts, Sports Lounges and others.

Corporate Support

To assist the growth of your business, Johnny Rockets offers the following development support:

  • Owner-sponsored domestic Financial Assistance to qualified U.S. Franchisees
  • Intensive market research for key demographic areas and exclusive development rights in many of them
  • Access to experts in the fields of real estate, architecture, design and equipment
  • Assistance in reducing build-out costs
  • Enhanced image options with variable color combinations, furniture designs and graphics packages


Prior to opening, Johnny Rockets assures brand cohesiveness by providing the following support:

  • Management Training - 4 weeks at a Certified US Training Restaurant
  • Setup Support - Purchasing assistance to establish supply lines, publicity established with local media, marketing assistance
  • Opening Support - 3-member training crew on-site for 10 days
  • Ongoing Support - On-site visits, accessibility of all Field teams and Corporate personnel

Ideal Candidate

We are seeking groups or individuals with the capacity to develop multiple sites within specific territories. Our Area Development Agreement allows for the development of a minimum of three restaurants. The initial franchise fee is $49,000 for the first store and $45,000 multiplied by the number of units to be developed for stores 2 -5. Any stores agreed upon in excess of 5 stores (example: store 6 and 7) will have a franchise fee of $40,000 per store opened. Half of this total amount is due upon the signing of the Area Development Agreement as a non-refundable fee.

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Johnny Rockets franchisee, please fill out the short form below. We look forward to hearing from you!

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