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Initial Investment

LOW: $166,400
HIGH: $440,000

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Company Profile



Franchising Since

1989 (27 Years)

Corporate Address

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


Scott Ballard

About PJ's Coffee of New Orleans

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.


Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$166,400 - $440,000

Net-worth Requirement


Liquid Cash Requirement


Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$10,000 - $25,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee


Ad Royalty Fee


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

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Additional Training: 3 weeks total

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Grand Opening
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

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Updated: July 29th, 2013

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