Kolache Factory

The Kolache Factory franchise is a Texas-based kolaches, pastries, and coffee business. Founded in 1982 by Jerri and John Banks and franchising since 2000, the brand has expanded to dozens of locations across the U.S. The ideal franchise owner is passionate about customer service and serving the community. The brand's kolaches are made fresh everyday, delighting happy customers who come to the store. Although it’s products hearken back to a simpler time, the quick serve restaurant stays on the cutting edge by investing in the latest technology to support its operators and serve its customers with convenience and efficiency – while never sacrificing the taste and values the business was built on.  

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Kolache Factory

Kolache Factory Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024

Background

When franchising is brought up, fast-food comes to mind for good reason. A quick service restaurant franchise to consider is Kolache Factory. The brand's kolaches are made fresh everyday, and customers appreciate that no products are made frozen. Its dough makes it stand out from the competition. Kolache Factory was established in 1982 by John Banks and his wife, Jerri, who took over the business after the original owners left. The couple kept the name of the business the same because it cost $900 to change. Since its inception, the brand has expanded to dozens of locations across the country and is actively looking for candidates to bring the business to their communities. Since it was considered to be a breakfast restaurant, Banks moved the location across the street to the "morning side." With that simple location change, business doubled overnight.
The brand's products are unique because basically anything can go into them. Brisket is a popular option to include in the bread, and customers appreciate that they can grab the product and enjoy it from anywhere. A fun way that Kolache Factory fosters healthy competition between franchise owners is the Kolache Olympics, and customers submit recipes on the brand's website. Exercises like this keep the brand creative and on its toes. The Texas-based franchise believes that its future is limitless. Ideal franchise owners are passionate about customer service and giving back to the community. Since you'll be provided with support and training, you don't need prior experience and training to be successful. 

Company Details

Headquarters: Katy, TX 77494
Canada: No
International: No
Absentee: No
B2B: No
Exclusive territory:  Yes
Founded: 1982
First franchise: 2000
Mobile/home-based: No 

Support and Training Offered By Kolache Factory

In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that's broken down into classroom and on-the-job training. During that time, you will learn everything you need to know about running the business. This includes marketing and advertising, hiring, food prep, and more. The franchisor will be there during grand opening and assist with social media. The support and training are ongoing. 

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Kolache Factory Franchise.

What does a Kolache Factory Franchise Cost?

Kolache Factory franchise fees for 2024:

Initial Investment: $641,900 - $937,400
Net Worth Requirement: $500,000
Cash Requirement: $150,000
Initial Franchise Fee: $44,900
Royality fee: 6%

Is Kolache Factory a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Kolache Factory 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 Kolache Factory a Home Based franchise?

No. Kolache Factory is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Kolache Factory Franchise Owners Make?

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

Does Kolache Factory Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. Kolache Factory franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Is Kolache Factory Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Kolache Factory franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Kolache Factory Looking for International franchisees?

No. Kolache Factory franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Kolache Factory's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

50-100 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

No

Kolache Factory Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Kolache Factory franchises for sale. We may have Kolache Factory 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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