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Opportunity

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Low cost of entry relative to other food franchise concepts

Sandella's Flatbread is a fast casual concept offering an unparalleled franchise opportunity.

Sandella's Flatbread Café is expanding quickly across the United States, operating over 125 Sandella's Flatbread units across the country. We are experiencing rapid growth via multi-unit franchising and area development, with over 350 new units in development across the United States and in the United Arab Emirates.

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As we enjoy our growth, we are seeking additional development agents and multi-unit franchisees with a passion for success to join our team.

Additional information on franchising opportunities with Sandella's Flatbread Café can be found in our Franchise Information Overview (link to download brochure), including details on franchise fees, initial investment, franchise support and more.

Franchise Programs

Sandella's Flatbread Café offers two franchise programs:

  • Multi-Unit Franchisee: Build and manage a multi-unit restaurant company
  • Area Development Agent (Master Franchise)

Franchise Fast Facts

  • Founded in 1994 - 14 years of operating excellence!
  • Headquarters: West Redding, CT
  • Number of open units: 125+ Nationwide
  • Segment: Quick-Service / Fast Casual
  • Square Feet: 500-700 non-traditional and 1,000 - 1,500 sq ft traditional
  • Franchise Fee: $25,000 per store
  • Start Up Costs: $147,400 to $225,250

The Sandella's Flatbread Café Advantage:

Our Menu

  • Our Proprietary, Brick Oven Flatbread is Baked Fresh, All Natural, No Transfat, 0 Grams of Fat, and 195 Calories.
  • Sandella's is not "health food", it is great tasting food that is also healthy.
  • We serve delicious, made to order Wraps, Panini's, Quesadillas, Grilled Flatbread, Chopped Salads and Rice Bowls.

Our Systems

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Low cost of entry relative to other food franchise concepts

  • No grills, fryers, hoods or venting - overall ease of operations
  • Easy food prep - no cooking from scratch
  • All items prepared in 4 steps or less: Bread - sauce - protein - toppings
  • Efficient purchasing and labor systems
  • Simple Construction / Build Out

The Opportunity

  • Master franchise opportunities available in prime markets worldwide
  • Low cost of entry relative to other food franchise concepts
  • Proven concept in 125+ locations, 350 new stores in development
  • Strong niche positioning
  • Touch multiple segments: sandwich, pizza, salad, Mexican, café
  • Bakery-café is fastest growing segment:

    "According to Darren Tristano, vice president of the Chicago-based research firm, Technomic, sales at the top bakery-cafes in the country have been soaring, and show no signs of slowing down. 'The bakery-cafe industry grew at a rate of 13.3 percent in 2006 compared to the entire foodservice industry, which grew at a rate of 6 percent,' Tristano says."

2007 Top Movers & Shakers List #44 - Fast Casual Magazine [PDF - 2MB]
#252 on Restaurants & Institutions Top 400 Chains List
'Future 50' List - Restaurant Business 2006

To learn more about becoming a franchisee, give us a call at at (508) 459-7854 or drop us an email.