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Corner Bakery Cafe

2014 Franchise 500
#325
At a Glance

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

Number of Locations: 164

Total Investment: $854K - $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 54 0 0 110
2013 42 0 0 110
2012 32 0 0 108
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $854,000 - $2,375,000
Franchise Fee: $25,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: Term of agreement not renewable
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

Franchise Ranking History

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