Nautical Bowls

We're one of the fastest-growing açai bowl concepts on the planet. Nautical Bowls is an affordable franchise, with only a 100K cash investment and an all-in cost ranging from $300 - 400K. Our business is easy to operate, needing only 1 manager and 12 to 15 part-time employees, this makes it easy to scale for our multi-unit franchise operators.

Great leadership, systems and processes, on three separate occasions our CEO (Peter Taunton) has created 3 separate brands and grew them collectively to over 6,000 locations spanning 28 countries in just over 15 years.

I promise you, you refer your clients to us and they will be thanking you!

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Nautical Bowls Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024

Background

Consumers are increasingly seeking out healthier eating options and Nautical Bowls has exactly what they're looking for: our açai bowls are organic, dairy-free, gluten- free and plant-based with no refined sugars. Our bowls are served up two minutes or less packed and are packed with superfoods containing essential vitamins and nutrients. It's a complete meal that satisfies hunger and designed for people who are living an active on the go lifestyle.

Nautical Bowls is a low-cost investment and a highly profitable business model. The typical cash requirement is $50K down and finance $150 - $200K. The total cost for this investment is less that 250K and that includes your franchise fee.

Unlike most franchises, we have systems and processes in every aspect of our franchise system from; real estate selection, lease negotiations, building plans, permit approval, build out, training and marketing. Each one of our franchisees has a dedicated franchise account manager to ensure our franchisee's start off on the right foot and ramp up their store quickly.

Company Details

Established: 2018
First Unit Franchised: 2020
Franchised Units: 189
Company Owned Units: 2

Support and Training Offered By Nautical Bowls

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Cooperative Advertising: No
Training:
Yes in great detail, offer four days of in-store and classroom training. By the time our franchisees leave training, they're experts on how to run their business and make acai bowls.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Nautical Bowls Franchise.

What does a Nautical Bowls Franchise Cost?

Nautical Bowls franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Investment: $100,000
Total Investment: $300,000-$400,000
Minimum Net Worth: $250,000
Franchise Fee: $39,500
Royalty: 6% (+2% goes to Marketing Fund)
Ad: 2%
Item 19: Yes
Average Number of Employees: 15
Visa Candidates: Yes
Passive Ownership: Yes
Home-Based: No
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes
Veteran Discount: Yes

Is Nautical Bowls a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Nautical Bowls 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 Nautical Bowls a Home Based franchise?

No. Nautical Bowls is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Nautical Bowls Franchise Owners Make?

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

Is Nautical Bowls a Master Franchise Opportunity?

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

Does Nautical Bowls Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Nautical Bowls franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Nautical Bowls Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Nautical Bowls franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Nautical Bowls Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Nautical Bowls franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Nautical Bowls Looking for International franchisees?

No. Nautical Bowls franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Nautical Bowls's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

20-50 UNITS

Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

Master Franchise

Yes

Passive Franchise

Yes

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

Yes

International Franchise Opportunities

No

E2 Visa Franchise

Yes

Nautical Bowls Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Nautical Bowls franchises for sale. We may have Nautical Bowls 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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