Becoming a Franchisee

Join the thriving Corner Bakery Cafe brand that’s committed to delivering craveable food to our raving fans. Here you’ll find more information on franchise opportunities.

Getting Started: Franchise selection criteria

We have franchise and expansion opportunities in high-profile markets across the United States. Here’s what we’re looking for in our franchisees:

  • $3 million net worth
  • $1.5 million liquidity (non-borrowed cash availability)
  • Interest in developing multiple cafes in a market or combination of markets
  • Relevant multi-unit restaurant/retail experience in market to be developed
  • Demonstrated real estate expertise in market
  • Existing infrastructure in place
  • Strong cultural fit
  • History of community involvement
  • Appreciation of great food
  • Best-in-class operators within your current system
  • Employer of choice within your current system

Available Territories

Download a PDF to see areas currently available for Corner Bakery Cafe franchise opportunities.

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Next Steps


  • 1 Initial Interview Potential franchisee and Corner Bakery Cafe start the conversation
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    2 Submit Application Potential franchisee submits application to Corner Bakery Cafe
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    3 Receive Franchise Disclosure Document Corner Bakery Cafe provides a Franchise Disclosure Document to potential franchisee

  • 4 Personal Meeting, Tour and Interview Potential franchisee meets the Corner Bakery Cafe team
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    5 Discovery Day Prospects, if qualified, are invited to come to Dallas to meet the executive team and learn more about the brand through a series of presentations
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    6 Submit Business Plan Potential franchisee submits formal business plan to Corner Bakery Cafe

  • 7 Receive Approval on Business Plan Corner Bakery Cafe reviews and approves the business plan
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    8 Begin Development Franchisee and Corner Bakery Cafe teams begin the development process
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    9 Grand Opening of First Cafe Celebration and launch of franchisee’s first Corner Bakery Cafe

  • 1 Initial Interview Potential franchisee and Corner Bakery Cafe start the conversation

  • 2 Submit Application Potential franchisee submits application to Corner Bakery Cafe

  • 3 Receive Franchise Disclosure Document Corner Bakery Cafe provides a Franchise Disclosure Document to potential franchisee

  • 4 Personal Meeting, Tour and Interview Potential franchisee meets the Corner Bakery Cafe team

  • 5 Discovery Day Prospects, if qualified, are invited to come to Dallas to meet the executive team and learn more about the brand through a series of presentations.

  • 6 Submit Business Plan Potential franchisee submits formal business plan to Corner Bakery Cafe

  • 7 Receive Approval on Business Plan Corner Bakery Cafe reviews and approves the business plan

  • 8 Begin Development Franchisee and Corner Bakery Cafe teams begin the development process

  • 9 Grand Opening of First Cafe Celebration and launch of franchisee’s first Corner Bakery Cafe

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