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Sarku Japan Franchise Information

Business Established: 1987
Franchising Since: 1987
Franchised Units: 79
Company Owned Units: 162
Start-up Cost: $125,000 to $598,500
Total Investment: $292,300 to $598,500

Offering Financial Assistance
Financing is via third-party lenders.

Special Incentives
VetFran Participant
International Opportunity

VetFran Incentive
We offer a 20% reduction off of our initial franchise fee.



Sarku Japan is the largest and most successful Japanese quick-service restaurant (QSR) in the United States. Sarku Japan operates in food courts in regional shopping centers; and is currently expanding into strategic street level locations with our Sarku Japan Teriyaki & Sushi Express brand (SJTSE). SJTSE serves not only our world famous teriyaki menu, but a delicious sushi offering as well. Single-unit and Area Developer opportunities are available.

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Jim Spence
Vice President
Shirley Kut
Franchise Development
7650 Birchmount Road
L3R 6B9
(800) 668-3858
(905) 946-5694
(312) 909-0007
(905) 474-1939

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Comprehensive training and mentoring is provided via classroom-style and in-store sessions. You will benefit from our turnkey business model, developed from over 25 years of operational experience. To ensure your continued success, we offer ongoing business consultations and support, even after the grand opening. Sarku Japan embraces the philosophy of KAIZEN - "Continuous Improvement" to maintain a business environment which develops and encourages a family of talented and dedicated franchisees.

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Restaurant experience is helpful, however it is not a requirement. We search for candidates with strong leadership, passion for customer service, and transferrable management skills in an entrepreneurial environment. You must also meet our capital requirements.

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