Between Rounds Bakery Sandwich Cafe

Between Rounds Bakery Sandwich Cafe

Bagels, baked goods, deli items, sandwiches
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$125K - $438K
Units as of 2020
4 20% over 3 years

Company Overview

When Jerry Puiia moved from New York to Connecticut he knew something wasn’t right--there were no bagel shops. With the help of his brother Joe, Puiia opened The Bagel Stop in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1990. When the company began franchising in 1992, its name changed to Between Rounds.

Between Rounds shops combine a bagel shop and a catering service with two of the most profitable sections in a supermarket--the deli and the bakery.

About Between Rounds Bakery Sandwich Cafe

Industry
Food
Founded
1990
Parent Company
Between Rounds Franchise Corp.
Leadership
Jerry Puiia, President

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1992 (29 years)
# of employees at HQ
3
# of Units
4 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
19A John Fitch Blvd., Rte. 5
South Windsor, CT 06074

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Between Rounds Bakery Sandwich Cafe franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$22,500 - $25,000
Initial Investment
$124,500 - $438,000
Net Worth Requirement
$100,000 - $500,000
Cash Requirement
$50,000 - $200,000
Veteran Incentives
50% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
Varies
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing
Between Rounds Bakery Sandwich Cafe offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee
Third Party Financing
Between Rounds Bakery Sandwich Cafe has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
108 hours
Classroom Training
10 hours
Additional Training
As needed
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
8
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021