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:
(Restaurant Experience Preferred)
$100K+ Liquid Capital
$300K Net Worth
Connected to the Community
ESTIMATED INITIAL INVESTMENT: AUNTIE ANNE’S® STORE
|TYPE OF EXPENDITURE||LOW||HIGH|
|Initial Franchise Fee||$30,000|
|Leasehold Improvements, Furniture & Fixtures||$90,000||$185,000|
|Equipment & Smallwares||$35,000||$45,000|
|Business Permits and Licenses||$175||$600|
|Grand Opening Advertising||$1,000||$5,000|
|Office Equipment and Supplies||$13,000||$25,000|
|Additional Funds (3 months)||$15,000||$51,000|
*See Item 7 of our April 2018 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.
Introduction / Exploration
Discussions with Franchise Development Team and review of the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).
Complete the application and review the FDD.
Visit the Support Center in Lancaster or Atlanta. Meet the Brand Team and learn in detail about FOCUS Brands® support.
After a visit to the support center and approval of the application, FOCUS Development Team will send the Franchise Agreement for review and execution.
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.
Visit Lancaster or Atlanta for operations and leadership training. The Training Team will also visit your bakery leading up to the opening date.
Open Your Store!
Coordinate grand opening event, employee training, and location outreach.