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Camilles Sidewalk Cafe Franchise Information
Camilles Sidewalk Cafe Franchise Start-Up Costs|
• Liquid Capital Required
• Yes, Via Third Party
Camille's Sidewalk Cafe celebrated its 10th anniversary during 2006, and has quickly become a leader in the fast-casual restaurant segment. The concept operates five day parts--breakfast, lunch, afternoon chill, dinner, and catering. The cafe's sunny interior evokes an outdoor "sidewalk cafe" dining feel. Superior food photography sets off the menu, whetting one's appetite for the star of the show--the food. Known for their gourmet wraps and sandwiches, Camille's also offers fresh salads, fruit smoothies and Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice, and a wide variety of desserts and baked goods, with a full coffee bar. Two of Camille's signature items are the Creamy Tuscan Tomato soup, served daily, and it's very own signature salsa.
The Camille's Sidewalk Cafe concept offers their patrons great food, better service, and an atmosphere where one can eat, relax, and enjoy. Camille's is a great fit for upscale lifestyle centers and metropolitan retail centers or office parks. The store footprint is approximately 1500 to 3000 square feet, with seating for 65 - 120 guests.
The Camille's Sidewalk Cafe franchising system is a step-by-step method for developing your own cafe. Whether you are a beginning developer or a seasoned restaurateur the support system will hold your hand from the beginning of site selection, through architecture and construction phases, to cafe management training and cafe Grand Opening. During each phase of the opening process the Camille's corporate staff assists you with each task's successful completion. You have daily contact with corporate through email support and phone support. The Camille's Management Training program is a twelve day comprehensive cafe management course, covering every aspect of cafe ownership and management.
Ongoing support focuses on communication with daily email communications from operations and marketing at the corporate headquarters, and 7 day a week phone support. Camille's Franchise System hosts an annual Marketing Conference and annual Franchisee Convention. The Camille's Franchise System philosophy views their franchisees as their customers--exceeding their expectations is a daily goal. By focusing on communication and committing to excellence Camille's Franchise System dedicates themselves to the success of their franchisees.
Q. How much will I need to invest?
A. The estimated cost of a Camille's Sidewalk Cafe will be between $223,500 and $589,500 and is variant upon location utilizing a kiosk of approximately 600 square feet for structure and seating, or an in-line of approximately 2,500 square feet.
Q. What does the franchise system include?
A. Owning and operating an assigned Camille's Sidewalk Cafe, use of the brand name, trademarks, recipes, operational systems and methods, and decor. Additionally, you will receive support in these specific areas:
Q. Who designs and builds my store?
- Facility planning on site location and architectural design
- Specifications for fixtures, equipment, and leasehold improvements
- Assistance in site selection and lease negotiation
- Corporate training for Owner/Operator and Director of Operations/General Managers
- Kitchen/ Back of the House Workflow design
- Ongoing support from members of the Training and Operations Team
- Ongoing updates for increasing profitability
- Products with high industry demand
- Efficiency in all systems
- Favorable national contracts with suppliers of goods and services
- Operating manuals, policies, procedures, and business management systems.
A. Camille's Franchise System will provide the franchisee with architectural assistance with drawings and specifications. Franchisee will negotiate with construction contractor and other construction suppliers, with assistance in supervision and management of the construction of the facility under the Camille's Sidewalk Cafe Construction Consulting Agreement.