Investment Information

What it takes to own one of the fastest-growing cafe, bakery, and coffee shop franchises


Papparoti Franchise Costs & Investment Information

The total investment necessary to begin the operation of a franchise is between $287,000 to $387,500 with a $40,000 initial franchise fee and a minimum $100,000 liquid capital available for investment. Here you’ll find information on the various costs associated with our franchise opportunity.

Single Unit Franchise

Type of Expense Low Estimate High Estimate
Initial Franchise Fee $40,000 $40,000
Grand Opening Advertising $4,000 $8,000
Lease Deposit and First Month’s Rent, Utilities $10,000 $30,000
Leasehold Improvements $65,000 $85,000
Furniture and Fixtures $20,000 $25,000
Kitchen Equipment $60,000 $80,000
Exterior Signage $5,000 $8,000
Licenses/Permits $1,000 $3,000
Technology/ POS System $4,000 $5,000
Legal/Accounting $1,000 $2,500
Insurance $2,000 $3,500
Training $0 $2,500
Supplies, Initial Food and Inventory $30,000 $35,000
Additional Working Capital $45,000 $60,000
Total Estimated Investment $287,000 $387,500

Multi-Unit franchises & area developers

In addition to the initial investment described above for each individual franchise cafe & bakery that an area developer owns and operates, the developer will incur the following estimated initial investment expenses.

Type of Expense Low Estimate High Estimate
Area Developer Fee ** $80,000 $120,000
Additional Franchise Fee Balance Per Location ** $20,000 $80,000
Legal, Accounting and Other Miscellaneous Pre-opening Expenses $1,000 $5,000
Marketing and Advertising $5,000 $10,000
Total Estimated Investment Additional Investment* $106,000 $235,000

*Based on an area development schedule for two to five franchises.

**With the execution of the Area Development Agreement, you must pay an Area Development Fee that will be 100% of the initial franchise fee for the first Cafe & Bakery to be developed (i.e. $60,000), plus a deposit equal to 50% of the Reduced Franchise Fee of $40,000 (i.e. $20,000) for each additional Cafe & Bakery location to be developed under the Area Development Agreement.

What We Look For In Franchisees

Our recipie for sweet success

If you are a passionate entrepreneur with a desire to grow and challenge yourself, PappaRoti is the brand for you. We value energy and enthusiasm and look for people who love developing new skills and pushing themselves.

PappaRoti is looking for franchisees to own and operate new retail locations of its cafe, bakery, and coffee shops in the United States. We look forward to learning more about you, your goals, and your experience, which will help us better understand if a PappaRoti franchise is right for you.