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Atlanta Bread Company


Atlanta Bread Company is a national bakery brand that serves a variety of sandwiches and salads, soups, bagels, breakfast sandwiches, breads, pastries and desserts. Of course, Atlanta Bread Company is mostly about bread, and it serves a wide variety of delicious types of breads, including sourdough, whole grain, honey wheat, croissants, Asiago assortments, and creative concoctions like tomato onion focaccia and sun-dried tomato rosemary focaccia.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
Net worth required
$629,700 - $806,300
Franchise fee
Units in operation


Atlanta Bread Company franchisees become part of an established national brand and will benefit greatly from the success built before them. New franchisees will also have a network of support to rely on for advice and counseling. Experienced managers will assist franchisees in site selection and other real estate matters, and construction of new sites. Franchisees also participate in a comprehensive training curriculum. Ongoing support after franchise locations are up and running include assistance with operations of the bakery café, marketing to help grow and sustain the business, and maintaining quality.

Atlanta Bread Company Franchise Opportunities – History

Atlanta Bread Company began in 1993 as a small sandwich café in Sandy Springs, a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia. The concept grew quickly as the café succeeded in its aim of satisfying appetites with fresh, quality food in a casual, friendly setting. Atlanta Bread Company began offering franchises in 1995. By 1997, the company had more than 33 locations and by the end of 2003 that number had tripled, spreading to more than 24 states nationwide.

Atlanta Bread Company Franchise Cost / Initial Investment / Atlanta Bread

Company Franchise Income

The initial franchise fee for Atlanta Bread Company is $40,000. The total investment to open and operate an Atlanta Bread Company franchise ranges from $629,700 to $806,300. A 5% royalty fee on gross receipts is paid to the company.

Atlanta Bread Company Business Opportunities: Other Information

Atlanta Bread Company has received numerous accolades over its history, including being ranked in the Top 100 of Fast Casual’s Movers & Shakers in 2011. Atlanta Bread was rated among the Top 5 for healthiest options in 2010. And Atlanta Bread Salad was rated for Best Restaurant Lunches on

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