Nature's Table Cafe

At a Glance

Products & Services: Wraps, sandwiches, salads, soups, smoothies, frozen treats

Number of Locations: 71

Total Investment: $56.2K - $372.1K

Founded: 1977

Began Franchising: 1987

About Nature's Table Cafe

Dick and Barb Larsen opened the first Nature's Table Cafe in Orlando, Florida, in 1977. In 1987, they began franchising, focusing on opening locations in malls and office buildings. The Nature's Table Cafe menu features wraps, paninis, sandwiches, salads, rice bowls, soups, breakfast items and smoothies.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2011 69 0 0 2
2010 76 0 0 2
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $56,200 - $372,100
Franchise Fee: $30,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $350,000
Liquid Cash Available: $200,000
6% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 4 - 6. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed..
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Accounts Receivable

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Training store in Maitland, FL : 3 weeks.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Grand opening, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Lease Negotiation

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #476 (2012), #268 (2011),

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