Erik's DeliCafe Franchise

Sandwich shop and bakery

After receiving his bachelor's degree in business and marketing, Erik Johnson tried his hand at accounting, security, food service and real estate before purchasing a 600-square-foot store in Scotts Valley, California, back in 1973. With help from his family, Johnson founded Erik's Deli Cafe, a quick-service and catering restaurant that served sandwiches, salads, soups and baked goods.

Johnson expanded his chain throughout Northern California before selling the first franchise in 1986.

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How much does it cost to open a Erik's DeliCafe Franchise?

The investment required to open a Erik's DeliCafe Franchise is between $303,500-$521,600. There is an initial franchise fee of $35,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Erik's DeliCafe name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years

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When did the first Erik's DeliCafe open? 1973
When did Erik's DeliCafe start Franchising? 1986

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2001 19 0 0 5
2000 18 0 0 6
1999 18 0 0 6
1998 17 0 0 6
1997 17 0 0 6

United States: California,

Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No No
Startup Costs No No
Equipment No No
Inventory No No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Newsletter, Meetings, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations

Co-op advertising, Ad slicks

78% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 16

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • Industry experience
  • General business experience

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Erik's DeliCafe Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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    Erik's DeliCafe

    Erik's DeliCafe

    Erik's DeliCafe Franchises Inc.
    1550 The Alameda Suite 330
    Santa Cruz, CA


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