Le Macaron

Le Macaron French Pastries is family owned and operated, and revolutionizing the retail bakery sector by offering an elegant French pâtisserie concept characterized by luxury and simplicity that cultivates the French way of life. We stand out as an upscale yet affordable retail experience centered around a French favorite, original and elegant, whose history is centuries old.

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Le Macaron Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

Le Macaron French Pastries® is family owned and operated, and revolutionizing the retail bakery sector by offering an elegant French pâtisserie concept characterized by luxury and simplicity that cultivates the French way of life. We stand out as an upscale yet affordable retail experience centered around a French favorite, original and elegant, whose history is centuries old. Our decadent product line is complete with handcrafted authentic French macarons, French gelato, gourmet chocolates, handmade candies and artisanal European style coffees. Essentially, our patisseries offer little luxuries that make people smile one bite at a time.

Le Macaron gives Franchise Owners an opportunity to start a unique, niche bakery business of their dreams with no experience necessary. Our owners enjoy simple, streamlined operations with no on-site baking as all of our delicacies are made from the highest quality ingredients and crafted at our confectionery by our master French chefs. This means no expensive kitchen equipment, flexible footprint and minimal staffing requirements. Our initial investment is much lower compared to other concepts within our industry, and we offer three different business models: cart, kiosk, and café to ensure there is a model for every type of investor! With close to 50 locations and counting, Le Macaron French Pastries® invites communities nationwide to indulge in a simpler way of life.
 

Company Details

Established: 2009
First Unit Franchised: 2012
Franchised Units: 60 open
Company Owned Units: 7
States Registered In: All except HI, MN, ND, NY, RI, SD, WA
Canada Franchises: No
International Franchises: No

Support and Training Offered By Le Macaron

Financial Assistance Provided: Third party 
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: No
Co-Operative Advertising: Yes
Training: Franchise Owner 3-day training takes place at Le Macaron French Pastries? Corporate offices in Sarasota, Florida and a minimum of 1 day at the franchisee's location before opening day. Our training covers store setup, inventory management and ordering, POS system, product knowledge, operations and customer service, quality control, human resources: employee training and hiring, marketing best-practices, accounting, reporting and more.

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Le Macaron Franchise.

What does a Le Macaron Franchise Cost?

Le Macaron franchise fees for 2022:

Cash Investment: $75,000
Total Investment: $64,180 - $403,560
Food Truck $112,50 - $146,560
Mobile Kiosk $84,730 - $124,060
Minimum Net Worth: $250,000
Franchise Fee: Single: $45,000 3 pk: $99,000
Royalty: 6% weekly
Ad: 1%
Average Number of Employees: 2-3
Item 19: Yes
Visa Candidates: Yes
Passive Ownership: Yes
Home Based: No
B2B: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: No
Veteran Discount: Yes - 20% 

Is Le Macaron a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Le Macaron 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 Le Macaron a Home Based franchise?

No. Le Macaron is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Le Macaron Franchise Owners Make?

This information is not available. Le Macaron does not offer an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document.

Is Le Macaron a Master Franchise Opportunity?

Yes. Le Macaron is a master franchise opportunity. A master franchisee is responsible to recruit, train and support franchisees in their territory.

Does Le Macaron Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Le Macaron franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Le Macaron Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Le Macaron franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Le Macaron Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Le Macaron franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Le Macaron Looking for International franchisees?

No. Le Macaron franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Retail, Food & Restaurants, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

50-100 UNITS

Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

Master Franchise

Yes

Passive Franchise

Yes

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

No

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

Yes

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

E2 Visa Franchise

Yes

Le Macaron Franchises for Sale

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