La Madeleine FDD – Franchise Information, Costs and Fees
Type of Business
The franchisor offers franchises for traditional, market and drive-thru LA MADELEINE® restaurants specializing in the sale of fresh bakery goods, French-themed entrées, sandwiches, soups, salads, pastries, gourmet coffees, wine, and privately-labeled retail items such as soups, salad dressings and gourmet coffees.
La Madeleine Franchising Company, Inc. is a Delaware corporation incorporated on September 19, 2011. Their principal place of business is at 12201 Merit Drive, Suite 900, Dallas, Texas 75251. They began offering LA MADELEINE® franchises in October 2011.
The total investment necessary to begin operation of a LA MADELEINE® franchise is as follows:
- Bakery Café: $1,042,858 to $3,053,595 (excluding real estate and landlord allowances). This includes $42,860 that must be paid to the franchisor or its affiliates.
- Express Café: $369,677 to $754,822 (excluding real estate and landlord allowances). This includes between $20,000 and $42,860 that must be paid to the franchisor or their affiliates.
- The total investment necessary to begin operation of an existing Café under their refranchising program will be the purchase price you negotiate with them for the existing Café you acquire, plus estimated remodeling costs of $200,000 and the cost of real estate and landlord allowances. All of this amount except the remodeling cost must be paid to the franchisor and their affiliates.
- New franchisees of Cafés, and purchasers of company-owned Cafés under the refranchising program, may sign a Development Agreement, under which you must develop and operate at least 2 Cafés. Thetotal investment for the Development Agreement ranges from $60,000 for 2 outlets to $315,000 for 20 outlets. All of this amount is payable to the franchisor.