Checkers & Rally’s Franchise

Checkers & Rally’s drive-thru restaurants specialize in hamburgers, hot dogs, french fries and milkshakes. 

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Checkers & Rally’s Franchise Opportunity

Checkers & Rally’s franchisees achieve their goals faster with a strong return on investment, innovative technology and competitive growth incentives.

Because of their metrics-driven management style, Checkers & Rally’s improves profitability by developing efficiencies across the business model. They will also go where other brands can not, due to their small footprint, and plenty of whitespace available.

Checkers & Rally’s has over 35 years of experience, as the originator of the double drive-thru, with a strong national presence and as such, they create initiatives that support both the franchise community as well as corporate restaurants.

  • Top 200 Franchise 2022 Franchisee Satisfaction Award by Franchise Business Review
  • Entrepreneur Top 500 ranked
  • Franchise Update Franchise innovation award 2022
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Checkers & Rally’s Owner Satisfaction Report

Franchise Business Review has worked with over 1,100 franchise systems. We independently contact all open and active franchisees and invite them to participate in our satisfaction survey. Only the brands that exceed our satisfaction benchmark are displayed on our website. Communication between the franchisor and franchisees is crucial to know what changes are coming, and how to manage your business. The Checkers & Rally’s team received high marks on keeping the franchisees informed about what matters most. Checkers & Rally’s conducted their franchise review in September 2022, and collected feedback from 66% of the active franchisees (108).

Highlights include:

  • 86% of franchisees enjoy operating their business.
  • 89% of franchisees are likely to invest in Checkers & Rally’s all over again.
  • When compared to other Food & Beverage brands, Checkers & Rally’s franchisees rate the “operational procedures & systems” +9% higher.
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Checkers & Rally's
Franchise Owner Satisfaction Report
Review completed: September 2022
0-49 Below average
50-69 Average
70-100 Best
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Not all franchise systems share their results publicly. Checkers & Rally’s does. Download the franchisee satisfaction report on Checkers & Rally’s for free.

Franchising with Checkers & Rally’s

Business Model

Checkers and Rally’s is a double drive-thru restaurant featuring menu offerings of hamburgers, hot dogs, award winning fries as well as other menu items.

Key Benefits

Checkers & Rally’s has got your back when it comes to a strong return on investment, technology and innovations, and competitive franchise growth incentives.

Marketing Support

After opening, franchisees are assigned a Field Marketing Manager for local restaurant marketing support. They also have access to the centralized delivery support team that offers franchisees a single point of contact for their delivery (eCommerce) business.

Training Programs
  •  Prior to opening, each franchisee is assigned a Real Estate Manager and a Construction Manager to help source sites and build the best restaurant
  • 4 Weeks of personalized in restaurant and field comprehensive franchise training by the Learning & People Development team
  • After opening, franchisees are assigned a Franchise Business Consultant for dedicated support
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Checkers & Rally’s Awards from Franchise Business Review

2023 Top Franchise
FBR Hall of Fame
2022 Most Profitable
2022 Top Food
2022 Rock Star
2022 Top Recession-Proof
2022 Top 200
2021 Most Profitable
2021 Best Culture
2021 Rockstar
2021 Recession Proof
2021 Top Food
2021 Top
2020 Top Profitable
2020 Top Food
2020 FBR Top
2019 FBR Top
2019 FBR Rockstar
2019 FBR Food

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Checkers & Rally’s Reviews & Testimonials

  • Senior Management is the best at Checkers. They listen and provide the best support.

    Ali, Multi-Unit Owner, Medium Market (100,000 - 249,999 population) and Major Metro (500,00+ population)

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  • There is great financial opportunity in the long term.

    Anonymous, Multi-Unit Owner, Major Metro (500,000+ population)

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  • The fact that things are always made aware to the franchisee every step of the way is truly remarkable.

    Anonymous, Multi-Unit Owner, Medium Market (100,000 - 249,999 population)

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Checkers & Rally’s drive-thru restaurants specialize in hamburgers, hot dogs, french fries and milkshakes. 

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  • Min. Cash Required: $250,000
  • Net Worth Required: $750,000
  • Total Startup Investment: $790,797 - $2,368,316
  • Franchising Since: 1989
  • Franchise Units: 568

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