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.
First Unit Franchised: 2012
Franchised Units: 85+
Company Owned Units: 7
States Registered In: CA, IN, IL, MD, MI, NY, VA, WI
Canada Franchises: No
International Franchises: No
Cash Investment: $75,000
Total Investment: $84,350-$361,000
Minimum Net Worth: $250,000
Franchise Fee: Single: $45,000 3 pk: $99,000 5 pk: $150,000
Average Number of Employees: 2-3
Item 19: Yes
Visa Candidates: Yes
Passive Ownership: Yes
Home Based: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: No
Veteran Discount: Yes – 20% VetFran Discount
Support and Training
Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
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.
Other Info: No On-Site Baking: We handle all baking and preparation in our Le Macaron French Pastries® Confectionary kitchens. By delivering all pastries fresh* to each location, we effectively eliminate on-site production; making the operational aspect of running a Le Macaron French Pastries® franchise that much easier! *Apart of the Macaron process is freezing the product. Product arrives by trucks still frozen.
Multiple Business Models: We offer cafés, kiosks, and carts to ensure there is a version of Le Macaron French Pastries® for everyone! By combining and utilizing multiple models, there is an amazing opportunity for Franchise Owners to have numerous options to expand and scale their business and take advantage of cross-marketing and multiple revenue streams.
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