Bambu

The Bambu franchise is a Vietnamese-inspired business that sells Chè dessert drinks, crisp boba milk teas, signature Vietnamese coffees, real fruit smoothies and exotic juices. The brand was founded in 2008 by four Vietnamese sisters named Anh, Kelly, Jenny and Julie. Since its founding, there are more than 70 Bambu shops located in 22 states across the U.S. and in Canada  The sisters still manage their four shops in Northern California and Illinois. To incentivize veteran ownership, the Vietnamese-inspired brand offers qualified military personnel with a 15% discount off the initial franchise fee. As a franchisee, you benefit from a commercial kitchen that gives you the ability to prepare 20 house made ingredients.

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Bambu Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

There are many international cuisine options in the U.S. One of those options is Vietnamese. An authentic Vietnamese franchise to consider is Bambu. The Bambu franchise is a Vietnamese-inspired business that sells Chè dessert drinks, crisp boba milk teas, signature Vietnamese coffees, real fruit smoothies and exotic juices. The brand was founded in 2008 by four Vietnamese sisters named Anh, Kelly, Jenny and Julie. They still operate their four locations. The brand's motto is to make drinks “just the way" that customers like it. Customers can appreciate Bambu's gluten-free and dairy-free Chè options. It is also known for its quick and friendly service. Since the brand believes that franchises should keep their profits, there are little to no royalty fees. The royalty fee isn't based on your revenue, which creates a more trusting relationship between franchisor and franchisee. Franchise partners benefit from the Vietnamese-inspired franchise's intellectual property including the brand, proprietary recipes, and unique processes. You will also be provided with great support and training. 
In terms of support and training, franchisees are provided with grand opening and site selection assistance as well as an initial training program that will explains eveyhting you need to know about the franchise. This includes sales, hiring, marketing and advertising, and more. The support and training is ongoing. o incentive veteran ownership, the Vietnamese-inspired brand offered qualified military personnel with a 15% discount off the initial franchise fee. As a franchisee, you benefit from a commercial kitchen that gives you the ability to prepare 20 house made ingredients.

Company Details

Headquarters: Denver, CO
First franchise: 2009
Founded: 2014
B2B: No
Absentee: No
Home-based/mobile: No
Exclusive territory: Yes
Canada: Yes
International: Yes 

 

Support and Training Offered By Bambu

In terms of support and training, franchisees are provided with grand opening and site selection assistance as well as an initial training program that will explains eveyhting you need to know about the franchise. This includes sales, hiring, marketing and advertising, and more. The support and training is ongoing.  

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Bambu Franchise.

What does a Bambu Franchise Cost?

Bambu franchise fees for 2022:

Veteran Incentives: 15% off franchise fee
Initial Franchise Fee: $39,000
Cash Requirement: $50,000 - $100,000
Royalty Fee: $750/mo.
Initial Investment: $144,000 - $297,500
Third-party financing: Yes

Is Bambu a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Bambu 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 Bambu a Home Based franchise?

No. Bambu is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Bambu Franchise Owners Make?

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

Does Bambu Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Bambu franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Bambu Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Bambu franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Bambu Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Bambu franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Coffee, Miscellaneous & Unique, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

50-100 UNITS

Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

Passive Franchise

No

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

Yes

International Franchise Opportunities

Yes

Bambu Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Bambu franchises for sale. We may have Bambu franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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