We want life to really be a vacation for our franchisees. Here is our process to find out if Maui Tacos is right for you!

Step 1 – Fill out our online Questionnaire.

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This will tell us a little bit about you. We can then contact you and answer any preliminary questions you may have. In order to qualify for a franchise, you and your partners will need a combined net worth of $500,000, and liquid assets of $250,000. You also need to either have restaurant experience or be prepared to bring on an experienced operating partner.

Step 2 – Fill out our Application.

For your convenience, our application is provided online. If you prefer, you may download the form, then complete and return it to us by fax at (914)576-7669. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call us at (800)820-5039 and we will be happy to help.

Step 3 – Review and Discussion.

Upon receipt of your application we will contact you to discuss our franchise opportunity in greater depth.

Step 4 – Visit, See and Sample.

We encourage you to visit us at a restaurant for a personal interview. You’ll meet with one of our management team, learn about our operating system and sample our delicious MAUI TACOS cuisine!

Step 5 – Read through our Offering Circular.

At or before our first meeting, you will receive our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). This document explains our opportunity in depth and should be reviewed carefully by you to clarify business terms and conditions. This will lead to further discussion.

Step 6 – Sign the Area Development Agreement.

Along the way we will both need to determine mutual compatibility. Assuming we are right for each other, you will be awarded the right to open a Maui Tacos restaurant. If you are qualified you may sign an Area Development Agreement to develop multiple Maui Tacos restaurants in your own protected territory.

Step 7 – You are off and surfing (or running if you prefer)!

You are now ready to find a great location in which to build and open your first Maui Tacos!
If you qualify as a franchisee prospect, we will provide the electronic form of our franchise disclosure document to you in PDF format, sent by email to the address you provide us. You will need to have Adobe Reader software installed on your computer to open and view the PDF document and a printer to print at least one Receipt page. If you request it, we will furnish you with our franchise disclosure document in paper form. We will provide the paper form of our franchise disclosure document to you in person if you visit our offices, or we will mail or courier the document to you at our cost.

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We’ve take the best flavors of Mexico…and fused them with Aloha

Internationally acclaimed celebrity chef and restaurateur Mark Ellman opened the first Maui Tacos 23 years ago on the Island of Maui in 1993. The store opened with rave reviews worldwide and was followed by several more locations opening across the Pacific. Thanks to our trademark salsas and award winning chef-driven menu, Maui Tacos and has risen to celebrity status.

Featured on Food Network shows shows like Emeril Lagasse’s and being ranked as one of the top 20 tacos in the United States by ZAGAT has helped MAUI TACOS create a huge buzz and massive following across the globe.

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