PJ's Coffee of New Orleans
Coffee, tea, pastries, sandwiches, salads

PJ's Coffee of New Orleans
Coffee, tea, pastries, sandwiches, salads

About
Founded

1978

Franchising Since

1989 (30 Years)

Corporate Address

180 New Camellia Blvd., #100
Covington, LA 70433

CEO

Peter Boylan, President

Parent Company

Ballard Brands

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$188,275 - $578,000

Net-worth Requirement

$300,000 - $750,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000 - $250,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$25,000 - $35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

PJ's Coffee of New Orleans has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

20% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

80 hours

Classroom Training:

40 hours

Number of Employees Required to Run:

8 - 12

Bio
When Phyllis Jordan first opened PJ's Coffee & Tea in New Orleans, the outlet functioned strictly as a retail store that sold coffee, tea and related equipment. When the concept didn't catch on, Jordan decided to change direction, abandoning the retail idea in favor of a café that would serve coffee, tea, soups, sandwiches, salads and pastries.

Located near Tulane University, the new café appealed to nearby students. Since then, PJ's Coffee locations have sprung up on other college campuses nationwide, as well as in airports, stadiums and retail centers.

Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $188,275 High - $578,000
Units
+7.7%+6 UNITS (1 Year) +16.7%+12 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: August 27th, 2019