Development Criteria

Steps to Franchising

  1. CEC Entertainment Application Form
  2. Application Review
  3. Introductory Telephone conversation- Our franchise recruitment team will contact you for an initial phone call. During this call, we will discuss your application and provide guidance regarding business strategy, site selection, and store specific information
  4. Schedule a Discovery Day visit- This will be hosted in our Corporate headquarters in Dallas, TX
  5. Sign LOI : Letter of Intent will be signed to capture the broad terms of the deal for the Development agreement
  6. Develop detailed business plan and strategy for market for alignment with Chuck E. Cheese
  7. Signing of Development agreement for your region.
  8. Welcome to the Chuck E. Cheese franchise family- Initiate market mapping and real estate search process

Development Criteria

To maintain our brand’s reputation, we ask that potential franchise owners meet the following:

 Must be a resident of country to be developed and have knowledge of operating businesses including local regulations, real estate, and local cultures

 A passion for the brand, commitment and a drive to succeed

 Strong Leadership skills

 Strong business and financial acumen

 Good interpersonal and administrative skills

 An entrepreneurial mindset

 Capital to grow

Our minimum financial requirements are that potential franchise partners have a minumum of $800,000 in liquid assets that they can invest into each Chuck E. Cheese they develop

1-5 stores: requires $800,000- $ 4M in liquid assets to be invested

6-10 stores: requires $4- $8M in liquid assets to be invested

11+ stores: requires $8.8M in liquid assets to be invested

Available Markets


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