Mochachos Mexican Chicken Fiesta Franchise Opportunities

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Mochachos Chicken Fiesta evolved out of a need in the market for Healthy, Fresh and Exotic foods. Mochachos is a household brand name and a dominant player in the franchise arena in Southern Africa and more recently internationally. Mochachos is the second largest flame grilled chicken franchise in Southern Africa and the largest Mexican franchise in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Finance Details

Initial fee: R172 000 ex VAT There is an initial franchise fee/joining fee that is a once off payment,  and is used for the design, plans, and drawing up of legal documentation, project management, training, menus and various other items.

The above-mentioned fee varies according to the territories in which the store opens.

Set-up cost: from R1.9 million ex VAT.

The investment required for a Mochachos franchise will vary, depending on the size and condition of the premises available for rental. Your sales representative will be able to give you a cost breakdown based on average store costing but an accurate assessment will only be available once our specialised in house development team has conducted a site inspection.

You must have unencumbered capital of at least 50% of the total setup cost in cash, which is to be applied toward the purchase and development of the franchise package. The balance of the franchise package cost can be financed through various lending programs of any bank or financial institution, subject to the fulfillment of their usual credit requirements.

Monthly royalty fee of 7% on your store’s gross sales or a minimum payment of whichever is the greater.

Monthly marketing fee of 2% on your store’s gross sales

What do you get for your investment?

Once you have been approved as a franchisee, signed the Franchise agreement and have paid the franchise joining fee, Mochachos will provide you with the following:

  • Assistance with the conclusion of a lease or rental agreement with the landlord.
  • Complete the design, the development, and the commissioning of the new store.
  • If you require additional funding, Mochachos is approved by the major financial institutions and will assist you in your application.
  • Before you open your restaurant, you are required to attend and complete the Mochachos training program. Training is conducted in a company certified training store/Head office. The Franchisee is responsible for all costs incurred including travel and lodging of the management, staff and training team.
  • The assistance of our Operations Staff with the opening of your store.
  • The Operations Staff will advise you on the recruitment and selection of staff and provide general assistance and guidance to you in the running of your store.
  • The use of all Mochachos Operation Manuals which contain recipes, operating procedures, equipment and maintenance guidelines, record keeping systems and general reference materials for guidance in the proper manner of operating a Mochachos store.
  • The right to use the Mochachos trademarks.

Mochachos operates a turnkey project. Each store is assigned a project manager who oversees and manages the project from start to handing over the keys to the franchisee

Mochachos is extremely selective with its site selection and sites will need to be approved by the franchisor. The Franchisor will visit your proposed site and a feasibility study will be conducted.

  • Gauteng
  • Eastern Cape
  • Western Cape
  • Mpumalanga
  • Limpopo
  • Kwa-Zulu Natal
  • Northern Cape
  • Free State
  • North West
  • Other (in Africa)
  • Australia

Initial training and support

The Mochachos training and support does not end with the opening of your store, in fact it is only the beginning of our journey together. For the opening of your store and for a period of at least three weeks thereafter, members of our highly skilled training team will assist you with settling into your new business as well as provide support and continue the on job training for your staff.

Ongoing training and support

You will continue to receive ongoing support and access to our training programmes and abundant wealth of knowledge and resources associated with an established franchise group for the duration of your franchise agreement.

Our group structure is set logistically to ensure Brand loyalty and motivate improved performance in all franchisee duties and obligations. The focus is on the sustainability and growth of the Mochachos brand.

Excellence Programme:

Our excellence performance programme ensures overall peak performance by all our franchisees in terms of:

  • Maximising consistency in product and service offering
  • Weighted measurements monitor franchisee performance
  • Focus on sales growth
  • Maximising sustainability and growth in profit margins
  • Maximising brand image and brand awareness
  • Maximising conformity and consistency to brand policies and procedures

Each application will be evaluated individually; however, the basic criteria are as follows:

  1. A belief in the Mochachos Brand
  2. A desire to be owner operators
  3. Entrepreneurial spirit
  4. A sound understanding of business principles
  5. A positive attitude and good people skills.
  6. A vision and enthusiasm for the long term growth of their business
  7. Motivated and diligent individuals with a passion to achieve their goals
  8. An extreme commitment to customer service
  9. Excellent communication skills
  10. Individuals that are motivated to succeed and thrive within our franchise system
  11. Intrinsic passion for the hospitality and service industry.
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For over 25 years, Mochachos supports an optimally evolved menu which offers flavoursome, lemon & herb as well as hot, spicy and zesty Mexican flame grilled chicken and Mexican meals.

The phenomenal growth of Mochachos Chicken Fiesta stores both locally and internationally has highlighted the immense popularity of Mexican foods. Mochachos supports an optimally evolved menu with a core delight in Mexican flavoured Flame Grilled Chicken combined with a special blend of dry herbs and spices, as well as a variety of traditional Mexican dishes such as Fajitas, Burritos, Enchiladas, Chimichangas and Quesadillas. We must not overlook to mention, the Mochachos chicken burgers which, for no less than twenty five years, are renowned for their oversized serving and piquant savour.

Mochachos Chicken Fiesta evolved out of a need in the market for Healthy, Fresh and Exotic foods. Mochachos is a household brand name and a dominant player in the franchise arena in Southern Africa and more recently internationally. Mochachos is the second largest flame grilled chicken franchise in Southern Africa and the largest Mexican franchise in Sub-Saharan Africa. From across the seas, international Mochachos has made its footprint in Australia. When you join Mochachos as a franchisee, you are joining an established and major player in the quick service restaurant industry. With decades of experience at your disposal, combined with our proven business model and operating system you have a recipe for success.

Mochachos is steadfast in maintaining its company’s competitive edge by incessantly adopting evolved strategies and practices that will continue to serve national and international changing consumer preferences and expectations.

Mochachos is affiliated to

  • FASA (Franchise Association of South Africa) since 1995 and
  • SANHA (South African Halaal Association) since 2004. SANHA holds a highly respected reputation amongst the Muslim community in South Africa due to its stringent HALAAL compliance regulations which are rigidly enforced on all its members.

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MTI (Maximum Total Investment)
R2,000,000 - R3,000,000
Western Cape
Eastern Cape
Northern Cape
Free State
Limpopo Province
North West
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