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Swiss Chalet

Always so Good for so Little

Franchise Fee: $60K

Startup Capital Required: $600K-$750K

Investment Required: $1.3M-$1.8M

Available Territories: Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Prince Edward Island

Training : 8 weeks

Franchise Units Canada: 213

Corporate Units Canada: 9

In Business Since : 1954

Franchising Since: 1969

CFA Member Since: 1993

Swiss Chalet is famous for our four-Core menu items, which include our Rotisserie Chicken, slow roasted to tender juicy perfection for 90 minutes; our fresh-cut fries, hand-cut daily; our signature Chalet sauce, and smoky BBQ ribs, marinated for 24 hours and grilled-to-order since 1954.
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Swiss Chalet is famous for our four-Core menu items, which include our Rotisserie Chicken, slow roasted to tender juicy perfection for 90 minutes; our fresh-cut fries, hand-cut daily; our signature Chalet sauce, and smoky BBQ ribs, marinated for 24 hours and grilled-to-order since 1954.

Swiss Chalet is owned by CARA Operations Limited, Canada's most historic and largest full service restaurant company. CARA owns some of Canada's favourite restaurant concepts including Milestones, East Side Mario’s, Casey’s, Montana’s, Bier Markt, Kelsey's, Fionn MacCool’s, Harvey's, and of course Swiss Chalet. With over 840 locations across Canada, and system wide sales in excess of $1.7 billion CARA is truly one of Canada's most successful full service restaurant companies.

CARA’s size and scale provide a competitive advantage to Swiss Chalet Franchisees as it relates to: purchasing, real estate, construction, marketing, training, and information technology. Leveraging these services provides Swiss Chalet Franchisees with superior added value and support to help increase the bottom line.