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Maras Cafe And Bakery Franchise Information
Maras Cafe And Bakery Franchise Start-Up Costs|
• Liquid Capital Required
• Total Capital Investment
$345,750 - $446,000
Mara's Café & Bakery is a winning concept, combining all the
key elements of a café, including a relaxing atmosphere and fresh
brewed coffee, along with the fresh baked goods of a fine bakery. We
also have a full menu that features everything from sandwiches,
quiches, soups and salads to pizzas, sliders and even a kids' menu full
of delicious dishes. Whether our customers want breakfast, lunch,
dinner or dessert, we offer something for everyone, for every time of
Roasting Great Coffee Daily
Mara's Café & Bakery was voted Best
Coffeehouse in New Jersey. We offer customers fresh brewed coffee
roasted on site daily in our state of the art equipment.
Baking Award Winning Ideas
Mara's has won numerous awards for its dessert offerings, including
Best Cheesecake in New Jersey. No other restaurant, café or bakery
offers quite the variety, quality and ambiance that can be found at a
Mara's Café & Bakery.
What do I get when I join the Mara's Café &
Bakery franchise system?
Franchise owners and their key management staff will receive at least
two weeks and up to three weeks of training, including both classroom
and on-the-job training. Your team will also receive five days of
onsite help at your own location around the time of your grand opening.
You will have access to all Mara's Café & Bakery trademarks,
recipes and supply chains, and our unique operational procedures. And,
we'll provide you with a copy of our confidential operations manual to
help you run your café properly.
What type of prior experience do I need to have?
We are seeking motivated owner-operators with solid restaurant
operating experience to join our system. In exchange, we will provide
the tools and training you need to run your own Mara's Café &
Bakery location. We do, of course, also expect that you have
the right amount of capital to invest in the franchise.
Target Market(s): Northern NJ/Central NJ
Start-Up Assistance: Our team will assist
you in site selection, and our complete store design and set-up process
will have your business operating as quickly and efficiently as
Supplier Assistance: You will receive
access to our proprietary food product lines and key suppliers.
Marketing Assistance: With the help of our
experienced promotional team, Mara's Café & Bakery could soon
be the hottest new location in your community.
What is the initial franchise fee?
The franchise fee for a single-unit franchise is $25,000. This fee
funds our pre-opening support of your operations; including site
selection assistance, initial training, and onsite help.
How much is the initial investment?
The estimated required investment for a single franchise unit ranges
between $345,750 - $446,000. As with any new business venture, it's
important that you have the capital needed to adequately fund your new
What is the term of the franchise agreement?
The initial term of your franchise agreement is ten years, with two
subsequent successor terms of five years each.
What ongoing fees are paid to Mara's Systems, LLC?
Franchisees will be required to pay royalties of 5% of gross revenues.
These fees allow us to fund our ongoing support services and the
continued development of recipes/products, procedures, marketing tools,
training programs, and systems upgrades.
What about marketing fees?
Mara's Systems, LLC will require that franchisees spend a minimum of 2%
of revenues on local marketing. Franchisees will also be expected to
contribute 1% of gross revenues into the system marketing fund. All
collected funds are used to develop marketing strategies to promote the
Mara's Café & Bakery brand and fund the creative costs to
develop local franchise marketing materials.
The Recipe Card for the Future is In Your Hands
Get ready for a fulfilling and rewarding career as a Mara's Café
& Bakery franchise owner and start planning for a future that
can only be described as deliciously amazing!
With our family-friendly concept and established business model, you
can become part of this incredible franchise program. But that's just
the icing on the cake! Thanks to our team of business and
foodservice experts, customized tools and support and our
well-established reputation for simply being the best – the prep work
has already been done for you. Take the final step and create
a life that is both sweet and satisfying by becoming a Mara's Café
& Bakery franchise owner today!