Potbelly Sandwich Works FDD – Franchise Information, Costs and Fees
Type of Business
The franchise is to operate a Shop under the “POTBELLY SANDWICH WORKS” trademark that sells sandwiches, soups, salads, shakes, desserts, and other food and beverage products.
Potbelly Franchising, LLC is an Illinois limited liability company formed in August 2009. Their principal business address is 111 North Canal Street, Suite 850, Chicago, Illinois 60606. They have offered Potbelly Shop franchises since September 2009.
The total investment necessary to begin operation of each Potbelly Shop franchise is $594,050 to $888,950 for a non-Drive Thru location and $665,150 to $941,950 for a Drive Thru location. This includes $52,250 to $80,250 that must be paid to the franchisor or affiliate. If you want development rights, you must pay the franchisor a development fee equal to $40,000 (the initial franchise fee for the first Shop) plus a $20,000 deposit for each additional Shop.