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Bruegger's Bagels
Bagels, breads, sandwiches, soups, salads



Franchising Since

1993 (25 Years)

Corporate Address

159 Bank St.
Burlington, VT 05401-4420


Jim/Claude Vinz/Bergeron

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$389,600 - $591,600

Net-worth Requirement


Liquid Cash Requirement


Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000 - $30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee


Ad Royalty Fee


Financing Options

Bruegger's Bagels has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Grand Opening

Field Operations

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

Regional Advertising

Classroom Training:

40 hours

Additional Training:

On-the-job training in a corporate bakery

Absentee Ownership Allowed
In 1983, after two-and-a-half years working with a professional baker to perfect their bagel recipe, Nord Brue and Mike Dressell opened their first Bruegger's Bagels. In additional to bagels baked fresh throughout the day, Bruegger's menu offers breads, cream cheese, coffee, sandwiches, salads, soups and desserts.
Initial Investment: Low - $389,600 High - $591,600

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
Australia/New Zealand, Arizona, California, Canada, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Midwest, Northeast, Nevada, Rhode Island, South, Southeast, Southwest, Tennessee, Virginia, West, Western Europe
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: September 18th, 2014