Franchise California

Welcome to Gong Cha franchising California! Gong Cha is a successful international beverage franchise specializing in Tea, Coffee, and Juice. With 1,100+ stores across 20 countries worldwide as of 2015, we strive to continue the successful growth in the U.S. We believe in integrity and quality in running our business and we welcome qualified candidates to join us in maximizing value for our customers and franchise system. We are currently looking for qualified candidates to become Franchisees throughout California!


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Gong Cha CA Franchise FAQs

What is Gong Cha?
Gong Cha stands for “Royal Tea” in Chinese. It’s an international beverage franchise specializing in tea, coffee, and juice.

How large is Gong Cha?
860+ stores across 18 countries worldwide as of 2014.

How many company-owned stores does Gong Cha have in CA?
Eight stores as of August, 2016 with more coming!

What opportunities do you offer?
Area Developer (multi units) franchisee and/or single franchisee are available in Northern California. Area Developer (multi units) only in Southern California.

What is an Area Developer?
Area Developer is a franchisee who has exclusive rights to develop multiple stores within a territory by the agreed time period. The minimum requirement is 4 stores within 2 years.

How can I apply?
Please refer to “Gong Cha CA Franchise Flow” for detailed processes.

Is financing available?

What is my initial investment?
Approximately $220K to $450K

How much is the franchise fee and other fees?
Franchise fee = $30,000; Royalty fee = 6% sales; Marketing fee = 2% sales

Do I need restaurant experience?
Preferred, but not necessary. Need business/management experience.

Will there be training and support?
Yes. 10 days minimum training and opening support.

Is my territory available?
Please refer to “Territory Availability” for more details.

How long does the opening process take?
Minimum two months after signing franchise agreement if with known location.

Where do I order my supplies?
Order from Gong Cha CA Franchisor.

What is a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) and how do I obtain the document?
FDD discloses basic information about the business and will be provided after business proposal and interview processes.

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Disclaimer: Information made available through this web site regarding the Gong Cha franchise opportunity is for general information only and is not intended to be a franchise offer. Offers are made only after delivery of an effective Franchise Disclosure Document in compliance with applicable federal and state laws. None of the communications made through this web site should be construed as an offer to sell any Gong Cha franchises in, nor is any such communication directed to the residents of, any jurisdiction requiring registration of the franchise before it is offered and sold in that jurisdiction. No Gong Cha franchises will be sold to any resident of such jurisdiction until the offering has been exempted from the requirements of, or duly registered in and declared effective by, such jurisdiction and the required Franchise Disclosure Document has been delivered to the prospective franchisee before the sale in compliance with applicable law. 

Pre-Disclosure: Assuming you qualify as a Gong Cha prospective franchisee, we may provide you with a Franchise Disclosure Document in hard copy or electronic format. If the Franchise Disclosure Document is furnished electronically, it will be provided in a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. You must use the Adobe Acrobat program in order to open and view this type of electronic file.