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 $594,950 to $899,700 for a non-Drive Thru location and $666,050 to $955,200 for a Drive Thru location. This includes $55,150 to $83,000 that must be paid to the franchisor or affiliate. If you sign an area development agreement, you will also pay a development fee equal to $40,000 (the total payable for the initial franchise fee for the first Shop) plus a $20,000 deposit for each additional Shop.