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PJ's Coffee of New Orleans
Specialty coffee, teas, salads, sandwiches & pastries

About
Founded

1978

Franchising Since

1989 (29 Years)

Corporate Address

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

CEO

Scott Ballard

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$166,400 - $440,000

Net-worth Requirement

$300,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$10,000 - $25,000

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, 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

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Additional Training:

3 weeks total

Absentee Ownership Allowed
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 - $166,400 High - $440,000
Units

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: July 29th, 2013