Panera Bread Franchise Review
Panera Bread is graded based on our most recent research.
Franchise FactsPanera Bread Bakery-Cafes specialize in the retail sale of fresh bakery goods, sandwiches, soups, salads, and custom-roasted coffees.
How much does a Panera Bread franchise cost?Panera Bread has a franchise fee of up to $35,000, with a total initial investment range of $1,059,915 to $3,606,025.
- Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000
- Total Investment: $1,059,915 to $3,606,025
- Working Capital: $175,000 to $245,000
- Royalty Fee: 5.0%
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How much does a Panera Bread franchise make?As with any business, profits from a Panera Bread franchise depend on a variety of factors. Typically, profits are proportionate to the size of investment. Demand for your products, labor costs, commercial lease rates and a number of other variables also play a huge role in your bottom line. For system-specific data, unlock this franchise.
How many franchise locations do they have?As of the 2016 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 1112 franchised Panera Bread locations in the USA.
Are there any Panera Bread franchise opportunities near me?Based on 2016 FDD data, Panera Bread has franchise locations in 39 states. The largest region is the South with 399 franchise locations.
This franchise is expanding into new markets and might be available near you. One of our franchise experts will have detailed knowledge about this brand. Unlock to learn more and connect with our experts.
Last Reviewed: 2016
Panera Bread Franchise Stats
$1,059,915 - $3,606,025
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Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?Yes, they have an initial training program of 891 hours. This includes 96 hours of classroom training and 795 hours of on-the-job training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.