Our true French macarons are the perfect delicacy, original and elegant; French gelato, French pastries, European style beverages and more! Franchise owners benefit from stream-lined operations, no on-site baking, multiple revenue streams with minimal staffing requirements.
Facts & Figures
Liquid capital required
Net worth required
$126,000 - $353,500
Units in operation
The FranchiseHelp Brief
What is it?
- French bakery concept offering specialty pastries
- Shops feature a patented macaron, sweet French dessert pastries in a variety of colors
- Le Macaron desserts are low calorie and gluten free
How does it make money?
- In store sales of specialty dessert products
- Catering special events, such as bridal or baby showers, reunions, birthday parties
- Sales of custom-made dessert packages
Who is it for?
- Franchisees who seek a simple retail store model
- Francophiles who appreciate elegant desserts and stylings
What would you do as a franchisee?
- Operate a simple, fashionably designed retail store
- Hire part-time employees as needed
- Marketing and promotion of your franchise
Simple, Elegant French Pastries. Authentic French Macarons. Industry leading Operations and Support.
Family owned and operated, Le Macaron French Pastries® is revolutionizing the retail bakery sector by offering a boutique-style French pâtisserie concept characterized by luxury and simplicity. We stand out as an upscale yet affordable retail experience centered around a French favorite, the macaron. Our exquisite product line is complete with handcrafted authentic French pastries, creamy French gelato, gourmet chocolates, handmade candies, artisanal European style coffees and in some locations wine and champagne.
Le Macaron gives Franchise Owners an opportunity to start a unique, market-tested, niche bakery business of their dreams with no experience necessary. Our owners enjoy simple, streamlined operations with no on-site baking as all of our delicacies are made from the highest quality ingredients and crafted at our confectionary by our master French chefs. This means no expensive kitchen equipment, flexible footprint and minimal staffing requirements. Our initial investment is much lower compared to other concepts within our industry, and we offer three different business models: café, kiosk, and cart to ensure there is a model for every type of investor!
With close to 50 locations and counting, Le Macaron French Pastries® invites communities nationwide to indulge in a simpler way of life.
Why Le Macaron?
- First-Time Entrepreneurs: While prior experience in the foodservice or retail industries would be extremely beneficial, it is not a requirement. Our Le Macaron French Pastries® support team offers a variety of resources to benefit both seasoned and emerging owners.
- No On-Site Baking: We handle all baking and preparation in our Le Macaron French Pastries® Confectionary kitchens. By delivering all pastries fresh* to each location, we effectively eliminate on-site production; making the operational aspect of running a Le Macaron French Pastries® franchise that much easier!
- Multiple Business Models: We offer cafés, kiosks, and carts to ensure there is a version of Le Macaron French Pastries® for everyone! By combining and utilizing multiple models, there is an amazing opportunity for Franchise Owners to have numerous options to expand and scale their business and take advantage of cross-marketing and multiple revenue streams.
- Flexible Footprint: Our cafés require a small footprint, 800-1,000 square feet, which means finding real estate can be quick and easy. In addition, kiosks and carts offer many different venue options.
- Outstanding Unit Economics: Our Item 19 shows average monthly gross sales of $32,484
- 2017 Entrepreneur Magazine - Ranked #415 on its 38th annual Top 500 Franchises
- 2017 Entrepreneur Magazine – Ranked #22 on its Top Best New Franchise Opportunities
- 2016 Entrepreneur Magazine – Ranked #56 on its Top Best New Franchise Opportunities
- 2016 Inc. Magazine - Ranked # 1476 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.
We are looking Franchise Owners that:
- Have a passion for the Le Macaron French Pastries® product and business model. You seek authenticity, quality and simplicity above all else.
- Have a desire to engage guests and a French level of passion for excellence in customer service.
- Have a strong sense of community.
- Have basic business knowledge and the willingness to learn.
- Have the ability to lead with a “team player” attitude.
If this sounds like you, we’d love to talk and determine if you might be an ideal Franchise Owner at Le Macaron French Pastries®.
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