Fresh Coast

Fresh Coast is a coastally inspired health focused fast casual eatery. We were built on the ideal that eating healthy & eating something with flavor don't have to be mutually exclusive decisions, our menu offers unique, colorful & delicious options for everyone looking to make better eating decisions.

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Fresh Coast Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2023


Fresh Coast is a brand that offers the following:

BETTER CHOICES - Eclectic but simple menu including Vegan, Gluten-Free, Paleo and Keto

SIMPLE OPERATIONS - Streamlined operations with less complexities than full service restaurant concepts.

AHEAD OF THE CURVE - Our own branded mobile app and social media friendly food and decor keep us ahead of the technology curve.

BOOMING INDUSTRY - Fast Casual industry expected to hit $67BN by 2020! Health food currently a trillion dollar market!

MILLENNIAL FOUNDERS - In tune with trends in the market.

FLEXIBLE FOOTPRINT - Simple build-out, streamlined operations and unique store design.

LOW INVESTMENT - Fresh Coast is $196k to $450k compared to $500k - $1m for typical fast casual.

STRONG FINANCIALS - Strong unit economics! You'll love our Item 19.

Company Details

Established: 2017
First Unit Franchised:
Franchised Units:
Company Owned Units: 2
States Registered In:
Canada Franchises: Yes
International Franchises: No

Support and Training Offered By Fresh Coast

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: No
Co-Operative Advertising: No
Training: We offer 2 weeks of hands-on training at our flagship store in Newark, NJ. During this 2 weeks we'll also hold classroom training at our corporate offices in Newark.

Training Highlights:
  • Classroom & on the job training covering pre-opening procedures, advertising, accounting & record keeping, managing a Fresh Coast, preparation of menu items, standards and operations, customer service procedures, management procedures, inventory management & more. We will give franchisees 3 days to run one of our stores to get the full experience with the support of our franchise team before they open their own location
  • We offer design and build out guidance, site selection & development advice
  • Access to our approved suppliers and vendors
  • Comprehensive operations manual (400+ pages)
  • Periodic Site Visits & Monthly P&L reviews, operations calls & marketing calls
  • Ongoing marketing assistance
We are a young and emerging brand so franchisees will have direct access to founding team that have built the brand from the ground up.

2023 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Fresh Coast Franchise.

What does a Fresh Coast Franchise Cost?

Fresh Coast franchise fees for 2023:

Cash Investment: $75,000
Total Investment: $195,000 - $450,000
Minimum Net Worth: $500,000
Franchise Fee: $45,000
Royalty: 6%
Ad: 1%
Average Number of Employees: 7-10
Item 19: Yes
Visa Candidates: Yes
Passive Ownership: Yes
Home Based: No
B2B: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: No
Veteran Discount: No

Is Fresh Coast a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Fresh Coast is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is Fresh Coast a Home Based franchise?

No. Fresh Coast is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Fresh Coast Franchise Owners Make?

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

Is Fresh Coast a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. Fresh Coast is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does Fresh Coast Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. Fresh Coast franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Does Fresh Coast Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Fresh Coast franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Fresh Coast Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Fresh Coast franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Fresh Coast Looking for International franchisees?

No. Fresh Coast franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Fresh Coast's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants, Frozen Yogurt / Ice Cream, Health, Beauty & Nutrition, Retail, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Fresh Coast Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Fresh Coast franchises for sale. We may have Fresh Coast 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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