Cash Investment (Liquid): $75000
Minimum Investment: $84350
Maximum Investment: $361500
Minimum Net Worth: $250000
Franchise Fee: $45000
Average # of Employees:
Year Established: 2009
Year First Franchised: 2012
WHO ARE WE?
Family owned and operated; Le Macaron French Pastries is revolutionizing the retail bakery sector by offering the first and original, boutique-style French patisserie concept characterized by luxury and simplicity. They stand out as an upscale yet affordable retail experience centered around a French favorite, original and elegant, whose history is centuries old. Their exquisite product line is complete with handcrafted authentic French macarons, creamy French gelato, gourmet chocolates, handmade candies, artisanal European style coffees and in some locations wine and champagne. They continue to stay true to their philosophy of cultivating the French way of life by slowing down long enough to appreciate the quality of authenticity and enjoy life's little luxuries.
Le Macaron gives Franchise Owners an opportunity to start a unique, market-tested, niche bakery business of their dreams with no experience necessary. Their owners enjoy simple, streamlined operations with no on-site baking as all of their delicacies are made from the highest quality ingredients and crafted at their confectionary by their master French chefs. This means no expensive kitchen equipment, flexible footprint and minimal staffing requirements. Their initial investment is much lower compared to other concepts within their industry ,and they offer three different business models: cafe, kiosk, and a cart to ensure there is a model for every type of investor! With over 50 locations operating coast to coast, Le Macaron French Pastries invites communities natinowide to indulge in a simpler way of life.
First Time Entrepreneurs: While prior experience in the foodservice and retail industries would be extremely beneficial, it is not a requirement. Le Macaron French Pastries support team offers a variety of resources to benefit both seasoned and emerging owners.
No On-Site Baking: They handle all baking and preparation in their Le Macaron French Pastries Confectionary kitchens. By delivering all pastries fresh to each location, they effectively eliminate on-site production; making the operational aspect of running a Le Macaron French Pastries franchise that much easier!
Multiple Business Models: They offer cafes, kiosks, and carts to ensure there is a version of Le Macaron French Pastries for everyone! By combining and utilizing multiple models, there is an amazing opportunity for Franchise Owners to have numerous options to expand and scale their business and take advantage of cross-marketing and multiple revenue streams.
Flexible Footprint: Their cafes require a small footprint, 800-1,000 square feet, which means finding real estate can be quick and easy. In addition, kiosks and carts offer many different venue options.
Outstanding Unit Economics
Training: Franchise Owner 3 day training takes place at Le Macaron French Pasteries Corporate offices in Sarasota, FL and a minimum of 1 day at the franchisee's location prior to opening day. Their training covers store setup, inventory management and ordering, POS system, product knowledge, operations and customer service, quality control, human resources: employee training and hiring, marketing best-practices, accounting, reporting and more.
On-Going Support: There is a thread of enthusiasm that runs through the company that stem from the founders. Their executive management team is here to share their experiences and support franchisees through every step and beyone. They are dedicated to providing continual support in operations, HR, marketing, and accounting to ensure Franchise Owner success.
Field Support: Field support will be provided by their Field Operation Specialist
Owners with proven leadership skills that want to play an active role in their business
Entrepreneurs that are passionate about the quality in product, presentation and customer service - owners must be committed to uncompromising quality!
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