Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii

The Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii franchise offers Hawaiian coffee and other international coffees with a kick. The coffee business was established in 1989 in Hawaii with the goal of sharing coffee from Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molakai, and 100% Kona coffees from Hawaii. The first Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii location was opened in Salt Lake City in 1995. In addition to coffee, the brand's menu also includes blended drinks, teas, food, and merchandise. Since it began offering franchise locations, Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii has expanded to across the U.S. and Japan. The brand underwent a rebrand after being bought out by Royal Aloha Coffee, LLC in 2019.

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Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

There's nothing quite like starting the day with a cup of coffee. Americans drink billions of cups annually. A coffee franchisor to consider is Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii. The brand was born in 1989 in Hawaii with the goal of spreading Hawaii coffee and other international coffees with a kick. The Bad Ass Hawaiian Coffee franchise is committed to sharing the warm hospitality of the Aloha Spirit with a store atmosphere that allows customers to relax and enjoy themselves. In addition to coffee, the coffee brand's menu includes expresso drinks, signature lattes, cold brew, and food options. The brand underwent a rebrand after being bought out by Royal Aloha Coffee, LLC in 2019. In 2020, new branding, packaging, and store designs were rolled out. The brand's attention-catching name is based on the legend of the donkeys of Kona, Hawaii, that would carry coffee beans down mountains. The natives called these donkeys the bad ass ones. Similar to the animal, the coffee brand can be stubborn but in a productive. The brand is very concerned about its sourcing, roasting and serving quality Hawaiian coffee and doing so with the Aloha Spirit. 
The ideal candidate is passionate about the brand and serving a great product. As a franchisee, you can expect an initial investment that ranges between $401,500 - $778,000, which includes a franchisee fee of $35,000. Qualified candidates have a net worth requirement of $600,000 and at least $150,000 in liquid assets. Royalties are 6%. You will also be provided with great support and training every step of the way.

Company Details

Headquarters: Centennial, CO
Canada: No
International: Yes
Founded: 1995
First franchise: 1998
Exclusive territory: Yes
Absentee: Yes
Home-based/mobile: No
B2B: No

Support and Training Offered By Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii

In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program takes place approximately 4-5 weeks prior to your store opening in a certified training store. This program is broken down into classroom and hands-on in-store learning sessions. During this time, you'll be taught about business management, coffee education, drink and food preparation, and more. The support and training are ongoing. 

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii Franchise.

What does a Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii Franchise Cost?

Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii franchise fees for 2022:

Initial investment: $401,500 - $778,000
Royality fee: 5%
Initial franchise fee: $35,000
Cash: $150,000
Net worth: $600,000
Financing: Yes
Veterans' incentive: Yes; $10,000 off initial franchise fee

Is Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii a Home Based franchise?

No. Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii franchisees make. Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Coffee

Number of Units Open

20-50 UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Passive Franchise

No

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

Yes

Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii Franchises for Sale

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