Corner Bakery Cafe

2015 Franchise 500
At a Glance

Products & Services: Breads, salads, sandwiches, soups, baked goods

Number of Locations: 167

Total Investment: $843K - $2.4M

Founded: 1991

Began Franchising: 2006

About Corner Bakery Cafe

Corner Bakery started out as a bread bakery in downtown Chicago in 1991, and gradually evolved into a fast-casual cafe serving sandwiches, paninis, soups, salads, breakfast and desserts. The brand began franchising in 2006.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 55 0 0 112
2013 42 0 0 110
2012 32 0 0 108
2011 18 0 0 101
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $843,000 - $2,378,000
Franchise Fee: $25,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: Term of agreement not renewable
Financing Type In-House Third Party
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Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #304 (2015), #325 (2014), #298 (2013),

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