A Business You'll Love

As we rise, you shine.

Auntie Anne’s® is looking for people with a passion for business, matched by their desire to deliver the highest-quality customer service and hospitality. Candidates should have:

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Business Experience
(Restaurant Experience Preferred)
Money
$100K+ Liquid Capital
$300K Net Worth
People
People Skills
Connected to the Community
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Philanthropic Values

ESTIMATED INITIAL INVESTMENT: AUNTIE ANNE’S® STORE

TYPE OF EXPENDITURE LOW HIGH
Initial Franchise Fee $35,500
Construction & Build Out Costs $27,000 $194,000
Permitting $2,000 $4,000
Equipment Package $21,000 $47,000
Millwork $5,000 $24,000
Furnituree $0 $2,500
Menu Board, Graphics & Interior Signage $250 $12,000
Exterior Signage $1,500 $6,500
Computer System $6,000 $24,000
Smallwares $1,000 $4,500
Architect/Engineering $2,000 $12,000
Rent $2,000 $10,000
Grand Opening Marketing $1,000 $5,000
Legal & Accounting Fees $5,000 $10,000
Insurance $2,000 $10,000
Misc. Opening Costs $13,000 $25,000
Security Deposits $0 $15,000
Travel & Living Expenses during Training $1,000 $7,500
Opening Inventory $3,300 $4,000
Additional Funds (3 months) $15,000 $51,000
Total $143,550 $503,500

*See Item 7 of our April 2021 Franchise Disclosure Document for more details about these estimates. Your actual investment and expenditures may vary considerably from the estimates shown, depending on many factors.

Here are the steps to becoming a Franchise Owner.

Our Franchise Leadership Team will guide you through the process from initial investment to your grand opening. Then, we will continue to provide expert advice and support to you on a regular basis.

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Introduction / Exploration

Discussions with Franchise Development Team and review of the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).

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Application

Complete the application and review the FDD.

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Focus Day

Visit the Support Center in Lancaster or Atlanta. Meet the Brand Team and learn in detail about FOCUS Brands® support.

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Franchise Agreement

After a visit to the support center and approval of the application, FOCUS Development Team will send the Franchise Agreement for review and execution.

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Site Selection & Construction

With help from the FOCUS Real Estate Team, you will secure the final deal terms, LOI or lease for an approved location.

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Training

Visit Lancaster or Atlanta for operations and leadership training. The Training Team will also visit your bakery leading up to the opening date.

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Open Your Store!

Coordinate grand opening event, employee training, and location outreach.

The unit level economics are there. 
The numbers prove this concept out. -Luis San Miguel, Owner of 40 Location
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