1What does the estimated initial investment cover?
Your initial investment fee covers things such as equipment, technology, marketing, training, and many others. A full list of these items and associated costs can be found in Item 7 of our FDD.
2Does Pancheros offer financing?
No, but Pancheros is SBA-approved and is registered with the Franchise Registry.
3What if I don’t already have a location?
No problem. We have an experienced real estate department to help you find a great franchising location.
4Do I need previous restaurant or franchising experience to become a franchisee?
Previous restaurant and/or franchise experience is preferred, along with knowledge of local real estate in the market you plan to develop.
5Does Pancheros offer single and multi-unit restaurant franchise opportunities?
We are most interested in someone who has the ability to open 3+ restaurants in a single market.
6Where are the Pancheros restaurants generally located?
Pancheros restaurants are generally located in the endcaps of strip centers, in highly visible locations with a mixture of daytime and retail population. Typically 2,200 - 2,400 sq ft.
7Will I receive guidance on purchasing equipment and supplies?
Yes, we guide you through purchasing equipment and supplies for your restaurant.
8Will I receive assistance with my grand opening?
Of course! Pancheros franchising staff will assist you to make sure your restaurant is ready to go at opening. We will also help you put together a grand opening marketing plan customized to your market.
9What does your training program involve?
New franchisees go through a classroom training at our corporate offices. After classroom training, onsite training at a restaurant takes place to give you first-hand experience operating a Pancheros.
10How do I get started?
To get started you complete this form and we will schedule a phone call to introduce ourselves, get to know you, and fill in all of the details.

Franchising FAQs and Date Timeline

Let's Talk Reach out to us to learn about this opportunity
Let's Meet Attend a Discovery Day
The Agreement We'll execute a final agreement and get you building better burritos
Get Started Complete an application
Approval You're part of the Pancheros family now

At Pancheros we pride ourselves on the ability to make a better burrito that out-burritos the competition. Our customers know the difference, and our franchisees benefit from the difference. Download your free copy of Burrito Gossip to learn what makes Pancheros different, and what makes Pancheros a great franchise opportunity.


Gary Matusiak, Vice President of Franchise Development
319-545-6565 | franchising@pancheros.com