There's nothing quite like a freshly baked cookie. An emerging franchise business to satisfy your sweet tooth is The Urban Cookie. The brand is a scratch cookie bakery that bakes and serves cookies with fresh ingredients, chocolates, nuts, and toppings. Its motto is to "spread joy, share cookies." The Urban Cookie was established in 2021 by Deon Moore, who spent a decade owning various business including Cake Crumbs Bakery, The Crumb Cafe, The Denver Cupcake Truck, The Denver Pie Truck, & The Denver Pastry Truck. After working a very dull office role, sitting behind a computer for eight hours a day - she knew it was time to open her own cookie bakery. The Urban Cookie was introduced in October 2020, and Moore started creating ecipes and began constructing the Colfax Avenue shop. The brand celebrated its grand opening and began sharing it delectable cookies with the community. After a great response from the community, franchise opportunities became available in the Spring of 2022. Franchisees benefit form a simple business model and great support and training.
In terms of support and training, franchisees can expect an initial training program that provides them with the tools that they need to make their businesses thrive. The program, called The Urban Cookie University, is broken down into classroom and on-the-job training. You'll lean about hiring, marketing and advertising, food prep and more. Support and training are ongoing. The initial investment ranges between $154,600 to $581,300, including a $35,000 one-time initial franchise fee. Veteran franchise ownership is incentivized with a 10% discount on the initial franchise fee.