A Ripe-for-Growth Franchise Opportunity

Leading the Way in Mexican Fast-Casual

A fresh menu of craveable flavors makes QDOBA a top brand in the Mexican fast-casual market segment. With rapid growth in the fast-casual franchise category, our fresh, made-to-order menu and focus on convenience make us a top brand in the segment and a smart Mexican food franchise addition to your portfolio.
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The QDOBA Difference

Our fresh mix sets the table for Franchise Owners. No microwaves. No freezers. No can openers. From our tacos and burritos to our hand-smashed guac and queso, guests love our fresh flavors and customizable menu. We’re a category leader committed to serving our customers and driving revenue for our Franchise Owners through innovation and improvement.
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Our extensive menu was created by Chef Katy Velazquez, a James Beard Award winner and Emmy nominee.

Craveable Flavors

Guests love our fresh ingredients and made-to-order menu items. All-inclusive entrees come with hand-smashed guac and queso at no additional charge. And, our customizable menu makes QDOBA a healthy franchise option for those with special dietary needs or preferences (vegan, allergy conscious and more) and allows for more efficient inventory management.

Bold Growth Opportunities

QDOBA offers ample market availability across the country, in both traditional and nontraditional locations. We have over 25 years of experience and give extensive support and training to our Franchise Owners.

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Flexible Buildouts

Our prototypes mean we can fit a QDOBA into a space as small as 500 square feet and as large as 2,500 square feet; drive-thru option available. Franchise Owners can also take advantage of our second-generation conversion expertise.

Multiple Revenue Streams

Multiple ROI drivers (dine-in, curbside, carryout, delivery, catering and loyalty program) combine with four strong dayparts to create growth. Catering and off-premise business provide additional revenue opportunities without the overhead.

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Outstanding Training and Support

QDOBA’s franchise owner training program is designed to provide support throughout your journey with us.

Real Estate and Location

We’ll guide you through the site selection and construction process.

Training and Operations

We offer management and crew training, as well as location opening support and ongoing education.

Local Marketing

Our award-winning loyalty program, app-based ordering options, special offers and a franchise marketing consultant help promote your location.
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QDOBA Training System

Our mandatory training programs ensure that you and your staff are ready for opening day and beyond.

Executive Level

  • 1-week program
  • 28 weeks prior to open
  • Operations and Multi-Unit Overview

Director Level

  • 7-week program
  • 28 weeks prior to open
  • Unit Operations and District and Region Management Training

District Level

  • 7-week program
  • 12 weeks prior to open
  • Unit Operations and District Management Training

Restaurant Level

  • 7-week program
  • 12 weeks prior to open
  • Unit Operations Training

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