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Michel's Baguette (Canada)

Michel's Baguette (Canada) Franchise

Michel’s Bakery Café is a café chain found throughout Canada. The main draw is the beverages, both hot (coffee, cappuccino, latte, espresso, and hot chocolate) and cold (smoothies, juices, soft drinks, and bottled water). In addition to drinks, Michel’s Bakery Café also has a sizeable selection of foods. With a menu that includes breads and pastries, sandwiches, soups and salads, and breakfast items, Michel’s Bakery Café is sure to satisfy its customers’ cravings.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
Net worth required
$400,000 - $650,000
Franchise fee
Units in operation


Michel’s Bakery Café encourages parties who are interested in franchising the business to contact the corporate headquarters to discuss the particulars. A franchicurvcsing application form is available on Michel’s Bakery Café’s website to facilitate contact.

Michel’s Bakery Cafe Franchise Opportunities - History

Michael Bregman founded Michel’s Baguette in Toronto in 1980. In 2001, Timothy’s Coffees of the World, Inc. bought Michel’s Baguette, operating it under its original name for eight years until Bruegger’s Enterprises, Inc. acquired the brand and renamed it Michel’s Bakery Café.

Michel’s Bakery Cafe Franchise Cost / Initial Investment / Michel’s Bakery

Cafe Franchise Income

To open a Michel’s Bakery Café franchise, interested parties are expected to have at least $200,000 available in liquid assets. In total, however, the initial investment for the business can cost between $400,000 and $650,000.

Michel’s Bakery Cafe Business Opportunities: Other Information

Michel’s Bakery Café has three sibling brands. The first brand is mmmuffins, a Toronto brand that specializes in muffins made fresh daily, but also serves up other baked goods like danishes, croissants, cookies, and cupcakes. Customers eat more than 3 million Mmmuffins’s muffins annually. Headquartered in Burlington, Vermont, the second brand is Bruegger’s Bagels. Bruegger’s Bagels operates 295 stores located in more than half of the states in the nation. The third brand is Timothy’s World Coffee, which serves fresh coffee that exclusively uses the world’s finest beans. The popular café chain has more than 100 locations in malls and on street corners throughout Canada.


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