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Franchising

Franchise With Us

At Ruth’s Chris, our goal is to deliver the best steak house experience, period. The right franchise partners own that goal and preserve our brand with a commitment to mutual success.

THE RECIPE FOR SUCCESS

A Ruth’s Chris franchise owner has a passion for hospitality—in particular, the warm generosity and welcoming style perfected by our founder, Ruth Fertel. It’s a special dedication to creating an inviting atmosphere where memories are made, by guests and team members alike. We call it sizzle.

That passion is the foundation of our partnership. The Ruth’s Chris brand, its standards and practices paired with your expertise, investment and hard work make a winning combination. Together, we deliver the upscale steak house experience that keeps our customers coming back for more.

Franchise Partner Profile

At Ruth’s Chris, our goal is to deliver the best steak house experience, period. The right franchise partners own that goal and preserve our brand with a commitment to mutual success.

  • A proven track record of operating in hospitality systems
  • An infrastructure dedicated to the development of our brands
  • Cultural alignment with Ruth’s Chris Steak House

FRANCHISE CRITERIA

  • Multiple restaurant development plan
  • Liquidity and net worth of $1,000,000 per restaurant to be developed
  • Local knowledge and expertise in the areas of consumer preferences, real estate, government regulations, labor, and distribution issues
  • Access to adequate capital to develop entire development schedule

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION & PROCEDURES

  • Completed franchise application (for each proposed individual who will have a 10%+ interest)
  • Current personal financial statement
  • Prior 3 years’ tax returns or CPA audited financial statements (domestic only)
  • Credit, business and personal references
  • Balance sheet, P&L, cash flow statement per existing hospitality operation
  • Brochure or profile of current businesses to include a biography of each proposed principle

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Interested in partnering with Ruth’s Chris Steak House? Get in touch with our franchising team today.

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