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Charleys Philly Steaks Once Again Ranks On The Franchise 500

Iconic Philly Cheesesteak Franchise Named to Prestigious List

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Charleys Philly Steaks, the world’s largest Philly cheesesteak franchise, was recently ranked high on Entrepreneur Magazine’s annual Franchise 500 list of the top franchise opportunities.

For 45 years, the Franchise 500 list has been the premier ranking of franchise opportunities. Entrepreneur Magazine researches hundreds of brands on the merits of growth, franchise support, brand recognition and more to determine which brands are worthy investments. Charleys’ position on the ranking, moving up several spots from last year, is a testament to our strength as a franchise opportunity.

Since our founding, Charleys Philly Steaks has served the No. 1 Cheesesteak and has grown to more than 750 locations in the United States and around the world. How did we do it? Our thriving cheesesteak franchise has won over millions of loyal fans by focusing on high-quality ingredients, exceptional customer service, and implementing a simple menu.

Why Franchise with Charleys

One of the biggest reasons why Charleys is such an attractive franchise opportunity is our brand’s impressive growth and performance. Charleys Philly Steaks was founded in the mid-1980s and has expanded to hundreds of locations across the majority of U.S. states and nearly twenty countries worldwide. We have consistently been ranked among the top franchise opportunities in the restaurant industry by respected publications like Entrepreneur Magazine year after year.

The food service industry as a whole continues to grow at a rapid pace, especially for the fast casual segment that Charleys operates in. By investing in a Charleys Philly Steaks franchise, you’re investing in an established national brand with affordable startup costs and high potential revenues. Our initial Franchise Fee of $24,500 is very reasonable compared to other major QSR brands. Charleys restaurants typically generate well over the national average in annual revenues, with some of the highest-performing locations far exceeding that. With simple operations and a streamlined menu, Charleys franchises can be highly rewarding businesses for the right owners who follow the proven system.

Become a Charleys Philly Steaks Franchise Owner

At the end of the day, being recognized as a top franchise opportunity year after year by Entrepreneur Magazine is a testament to the strength of the Charleys brand and business model. With simple operations, craveable food, and ongoing support for the life of your franchise, Charleys Philly Steaks franchise owners are set up to grow their business from day one. If you’re looking to become your own boss and tap into the thriving restaurant franchise industry, take a serious look at opening a Charleys Philly Steaks franchise.

Learn more about our business model, the cost to franchise, and how we support our franchise owners by visiting our research pages here. To start a conversation with our franchise team, we invite you to fill out our form here. Once we have your information, we’ll be in touch to set up an introductory call and answer any questions you may have. We look forward to hearing from you!