Burgers that Speak
for Themselves!

Prepare to be wowed by our bold flavors, generous portions, and the pure joy of a perfectly crafted burger.

Welcome to Gulf Coast Burger Co Franching!

Embark on a captivating journey where burgers are not merely a meal but an epicurean adventure. At Gulf Coast Burger Co. Franchising, we relish creating the most appetizing, memorable burgers that leave an indelible mark on your taste buds. Stepping into our world, you’ll be enveloped by the enticing fragrance of perfectly seared patties, the crackle of fresh ingredients gracing the grill, and an ambiance pulsating with the thrill of culinary artistry.

Our quest is straightforward yet profound: transforming your perception of the quintessential burger. We envision each bite as a culinary revelation, a harmonious ballet of taste sensations pirouetting across your tongue. Our artisanal chefs meticulously curate recipes using only premium ingredients. Each of our unique burgers is a culinary opus, lavishly garnished with a colorful array of toppings, savory sauces, and exquisite cheeses that capture the essence of the region it represents.

But our story doesn’t end with burgers! True to our Gulf Coast roots, our menu proudly boasts a delightful array of seafood selections, including Grouper, Shrimp baskets, and sandwiches. There’s no Gulf Coast without the taste of the sea!

In tribute to the resilience of those who faced Hurricane Michael, our Cat5 Milk Shakes are nothing short of a flavor storm. These irresistible concoctions will tantalize your taste buds and leave you craving more.

So come, step into our world at Gulf Coast Burger Co. Franchising – where burgers, seafood, and milkshakes form an unforgettable trinity. Welcome to a truly remarkable dining experience.



Research and Select a Franchise:

Conduct thorough research to find a franchise that aligns with your interests, goals, and financial capacity. Consider factors such as the franchise's reputation, business model, support system, and market potential.

Financial Resources:

Evaluate your financial situation to ensure you have the necessary funds to cover the franchise fees, initial investment, and working capital. Some franchises may require a specific net worth or minimum liquid assets.

Franchise Application:

Complete and submit a franchise application to the franchisor. This application often includes personal information, financial statements, business experience, and a business plan.

Franchise Agreement:

Review and sign the franchise agreement, a legal document that outlines the rights and obligations of both the franchisor and the franchisee. Ensure you understand the terms, fees, territory restrictions, and any other contractual obligations.

Available Markets

Limitless Potential!

Contact Us

Are you looking to venture into the world of franchising with a successful and renowned brand? Look no further than Gulf Coast Burgers Franchising! If you’re eager to learn more about the exciting franchise opportunities Gulf Coast Burgers offers, contacting us is the first step toward realizing your dream. Our dedicated team is ready to provide you with all the information you need to make an informed decision and embark on a journey to entrepreneurial success. Our knowledgeable representatives can assist you if you have questions about investment requirements, the support provided, or the benefits of joining the Gulf Coast Burgers family. Reach out to us today and explore the possibilities of becoming a part of our thriving franchise network.


Frequent questions

Franchisees pay us between $57,775 and $64,500 in initial fees that include an initial franchise fee of $40,000, a training fee of $10,000, and a security deposit of $5,000.  These fees do not include any of the initial costs typically associated with starting a restaurant.   

  1. Counter Service Location: A walk-up counter service restaurant that occupies 1,200 square feet or less, may or may not have food runners and will not provide restaurant seating but will be adjacent to common area seating.
  2. Digital Location: A fast casual restaurant that occupies between 1,200 and 4,500 square feet including table seating with contactless ordering through a QR code menu containing a geolocation marker for each table with delivery to table by food and beverage delivery robots employing our proprietary software programming. 
  3. Full Service Location: A fast casual restaurant that occupies more than 4,500 square feet, usually in a freestanding location adjacent to or part of a local or regional shopping center or tourist location, employing a full fleet of robot and human servers taking orders and delivering meals to customers seated in a large dining room.

If they can legally be sold at the location, alcoholic beverages will be sold at Digital Locations and Full Service Locations.

Franchisees pay us a monthly royalty fee of 6% of their gross revenue.  Franchisees are required to spend a minimum of 2% of their annual gross revenue on local advertising and marketing and at least $2,500 on an opening advertising and promotion campaign within 30 days after their Gulf Coast Burger Company™ store opens to the public.

We provide in person training at the GCB Academy for up to four managerial employees, an optional annual refresher course for managerial employees that have completed the GCB Academy program, periodic on-site training as we determine necessary, and ongoing online and phone support. Our franchisees receive access to our confidential and proprietary Operations Manual that includes best practices, methods, procedures, policies, guides, checklists, vendor information, food preparation instructions, techniques, tips, and various other tools and information used in the operation of a Gulf Coast Burger Company™ store.

  1. Complete the GCB Franchisee Application.
  2. Interview with GCB executives (typically done online).
  3. Pass credit and background checks.
  4. Receive Franchise Disclosure Document with all exhibits.
  5. After legally required 14 calendar day waiting period, sign the franchise agreement and deliver to us $40,000 initial franchise fee and $5,000 security deposit.

Most Gulf Coast Burger Company™ franchisees will open their franchise location for business between nine and 18 months after they sign a franchise agreement.

We do not grant exclusive territories, but as long as you are not in default in performance under your franchise agreement or any other agreement with us or any of our affiliates, we will give you a 30 day right of first refusal if we, any of our affiliates, or another franchisee wants to open a Gulf Coast Burger Company™ store within a five mile radius of your franchise location.

We expect to have five franchise stores opening every year for the next 5 years.

Gulf Coast Burger Company™ stores serve gourmet American-style favorites using quality ingredients and one-of-a-kind flavor combinations.   We offer our franchisees superior support and customer service and provide a fun-spirited atmosphere.

  1. Site Selection.
  2. As in any new business, upfront costs and training. 
  3. Identifying key employees.

Yes, after the credit and background checks are passed and before a franchise agreement is signed, we will provide prospective franchisees with the contact information for a store owner or manager.

Although we do not require franchisees to be present in and operate their Gulf Coast Burger Company™ stores every day, we do recommend franchisees be involved in the daily operations of the franchised business.  However, we understand some franchisees may have absentee owners or angel investors.  In that case, the Gulf Coast Burger Company™ store must be managed on a daily basis by a qualified food and beverage professional we have approved and has successfully completed our training program to our satisfaction.  Moreover, all franchisees must be present in and oversee operations of their Gulf Coast Burger Company™ stores at least one day of every calendar month for at least eight hours a day.

Neither this website nor the information contained on it constitutes the offer to sell or the sale of a franchise.  An offer to sell a Gulf Coast Burger Company™ franchise can only be made through the delivery and receipt of our Franchise Disclosure Document as required by the Federal Trade Commission Franchise Rule and the laws of various states in the United States.  Fourteen states prohibit the offer or sale of a franchise in the state unless the franchise offering has been registered with the state as required by the particular state law or is exempt.  Those states are California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin (“Registration States”).  Several other states require compliance with or exemption from the state’s business opportunity laws (“Other States”).  We do not and will not offer or sell a franchise to a resident of or for a location in a Registration State or an Other State until we have complied with the requirements of law of the Registration State or Other State.  We will not sell a franchise in any state or territory of the United States until we have complied with the pre-sale disclosure requirements of the Federal Trade Commission’s Franchise Rule.