Baya Bar

The Baya Bar franchise is a health-focused brand that sells acai, pitaya, coconut, and kale bowls as well as smoothies. The brand was founded by Bill Loesch, who wanted to build a business that helps people better understand what they are putting into their bodies. Baya Bar does that by offering healthy food options to communities in a fun and positive environment. Its acai bowls are 100% organic, and the brand has expanded to over 20 franchise locations across three states. From the start, franchisees are given support and training. In addition to a 3–4-day initial training program, the franchisor will help you with site selection, your grand opening, and bookkeeping and accounting tools.  

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Baya Bar Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


In today's world, people are health conscious and care about what they put into their bodies. If you're looking to invest in a franchise that allows you to help others be aware of what they put in their bodies, consider the Baya Bar franchise. The brand was established in 2016 Bill Loesch, who believes in the importance of food transparency and bringing Baya Bar to communities across the country through franchising. He wants to empower business owners to become their own bosses, especially if they're tired of the 9-5 grind. Customers can't get enough of the brand's acai, pitaya, coconut, and kale bowls as well as smoothies. As a franchisee, you can expect a $30,000 franchise fee. Qualified candidates need $200,000 in cash and a net worth of at least $400,000. Multiple steams of revenue include online orders and catering. Since its founding, Baya Bar has expanded to 21 franchise and 3 corporate locations in 3 states. Franchisees are supported from the beginning. In terms of site selection, the brand's in-house real estate agent will assist you with securing a great location. Corporate training includes a 3-4 day program where you'll learn everything you need to know about running the business properly. The training will be provided in three steps. 
To reinforce your training, you'll spend a week in an existing Baya Bar location. When your location opens, the franchisor will support you for the first week. Additionally, franchisees benefit from having access to its Enterprise QuickBooks as well as its in-house book keepers. Franchise locations are open in Nevada, New York and Louisiana. 

Company Details

Headquarters: Staten Island, NY 
Founded: 2016
First Franchise: 2018
Canada: No
International: No 
Absentee: No 
Exclusive territory: Yes
Home-based/mobile: No
Franchsie locations: 22
Corporate locations: 3

Support and Training Offered By Baya Bar

In addition to a 3–4-day initial training program, the franchisor will help you with site selection, your grand opening, and bookkeeping and accounting tools. During the initial training program, you'll be provided with the tools and information that you need to run the franchise properly. 

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Baya Bar Franchise.

What does a Baya Bar Franchise Cost?

Baya Bar franchise fees for 2024:

Franchise Fee: $30,000
Veteran Incentives: 20% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee: 5%
Cash Requirement: $200,000
Net worth Requirement: $400,000
Initial Investment: $160,990 - $340,476

Is Baya Bar a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Baya Bar 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 Baya Bar a Home Based franchise?

No. Baya Bar is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Baya Bar Franchise Owners Make?

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

Does Baya Bar Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Baya Bar franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Baya Bar Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Baya Bar franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Baya Bar Looking for International franchisees?

No. Baya Bar franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Baya Bar's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

20-50 UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




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International Franchise Opportunities


Baya Bar Franchises for Sale

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