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Steps to Ownership A Roadmap to Success with Our Coffee Franchise

So you’ve explored our website and believe you may be a great fit for our coffee shop franchise. That’s fantastic! So, what’s next? PJ’s Coffee has broken down the ownership process into five easy-to-follow steps. Your success is our success, so we make sure to provide you with everything you need to confidently run your own business from opening day and long beyond. Review our steps to ownership below and then take the first step today! We are so excited to learn more about you and start this journey together. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to our coffee franchise development team at (985) 718-1404.

Steps to Success with PJ’s

  1. Get Your Franchise Brochure

Complete the online inquiry form and download our Franchise Brochure to learn more about the PJ’s franchise opportunity.

  1. Connect with Us

Once you receive the brochure, a Franchise Development Coordinator will contact you within 24 hours to provide you with an overview of the evaluation process and discuss the next step.

  1. Introduction Call & Disclosure

You will have an introductory call with a Franchise Executive to learn more about the opportunity and go over any initial questions you may have. After the call, you will be provided with a copy of our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) for your review.

  1. Discovery Process

Review of the PJ’s FDD, your Franchise Executive will guide you through a series of agenda-specific calls to discuss, in detail, topics such as real estate, design and construction, training, ongoing support, marketing, products, and operations. As you are going through these calls, you may also want to connect with existing PJ’s owners to ask specific questions and learn about their experience as a franchisee.

  1. PJ's Join the Team Day

After the PJ’s discovery process and you are ready to become a franchisee, we will invite you to attend Join the Team Day. During Join the Team Day, you will tour the PJ’s Coffee Roasting Facility, visit PJ’s locations, and meet the teams that support our franchisees.

If the day results in a positive experience for both parties and you are approved as our newest franchisee, we will sign the franchise agreement and officially welcome you to the PJ’s Family.

Always by Your Side

Once you’ve signed the franchise agreement, the development process will begin and you will be on your way to being a proud coffee shop franchise owner! We support our franchisees throughout the opening process and beyond. Our Development team will aid in the store opening process, assisting with finance, real estate, design, construction. Our Marketing and Operations team will help you prepare for the launch of your business, assisting with grand opening marketing execution, training and pre-opening preparations.

Take the first step today toward fresh-brewed success. Reach out to us at (985) 718-1404.

Investment Tiers
  • Traditional Model

    A larger scaled PJ's with a full service menu offering located within a strip mall or free-standing building likely featuring a drive-thru.

    • Size: 550sqft - 1,850sqft
    • Initial Franchise Fee: $35K
    • Initial Investment: $200,775 - $584,000
  • Non-Traditional Model

    A smaller scaled PJ's possibly with a limited menu offering located within another business - College/University Campuses, Healthcare Facilities, Hotels, Government Facilities, Military Bases, Airports, Shopping Malls, Etc.

    • Size: 250sqft - 1,000sqft
    • Initial Franchise Fee: $25K
    • Initial Investment: $190,775 - $393,000
  • Multi-Unit Option Agreements

    PJ's offers opportunities to enter into a Multi-Unit Option Agreement to develop multiple PJ's over a specified development schedule in a designated market. The initial franchise fee for the first PJ’s location is $35,000. Subsequent PJ’s Units receive a reduced franchise fee. The fee for each PJ’s Unit numbered two or greater is $10,000.

  • Master Franchise Agreements

    PJ's offers opportunities to International Franchisees to enter into a Master Franchise Agreement to develop multiple PJ's over a specified development schedule in a designated country or countries.

    • Initial Master Franchise Fee: $250k minimum (Varies depending on size of country or countries)
    • Total Investment: Varies depending on the number of PJ's developed
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