La Madeleine Franchise

French-inspired Restaurant

La Madeleine's serves handcrafted, crave-worthy country French-inspired dishes makes them a favorite with critics and guests alike. Their casual French home atmosphere and versatile menu makes them the perfect place for any meal or a special afternoon treat. La Madeleine guests are greeted with a friendly "bonjour" and an inviting ambiance where they can relax while enjoying time with friends and family. With a menu that satisfies cravings morning, noon, and night, it's no wonder guests keep coming back.

For experienced restaurateurs, la Madeleine presents an exciting, financially sound opportunity to share in a unique concept with great potential. At la Madeleine we pride ourselves on our handcrafted food and ambiance we share with our guests. But behind the scenes we work even harder to provide support to our franchisees to help them grow both their business and the la Madeleine brand.
We understand investing in the la Madeleine name and menu is just part of the equation for you. World-class operations and efficiencies are equally important and la Madeleine has those. Our commitment to you as a franchisee is to constantly work to find better, more efficient and more profitable ways to help you operate your la Madeleine franchise.

The total investment necessary to begin operation of a la Madeleine franchise is as follows:
  • Traditional Café: $1,249,362 to $3,088,747 (excluding real estate
    and landlord allowances). This includes $43,630 that must be paid to the
    franchisor or their affiliates.
  • Petite Café: $1,426,200 to $1,747,400. $390,983 to $1,718,012
    (excluding real estate and landlord allowances). This includes between
    $20,000 and $43,630 that must be paid to the franchisor or their
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How much does it cost to open a La Madeleine Franchise?

The investment required to open a La Madeleine Franchise is between $1,249,362-$3,088,747. There is an initial franchise fee of $40,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the La Madeleine name.

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    Term of agreement not renewable

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When did the first La Madeleine open? 1983
When did La Madeleine start Franchising? 2011

United States: Nationwide

International: Worldwide

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

• Ongoing field support
• Store opening assistance
• Continuous training
• Extensive six-week training program for Operations Directors, General Managers, and Managers
• Ongoing culinary development

On-The-Job Training: 416 hours
Classroom Training: 64 hours

Real Estate
• Market evaluation and planning
• Site selection assistance
• LOI and contract negotiation assistance
• In-house real estate resources
• Identifying and securing local representation
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security/Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform


• Grand opening assistance
• Store opening and PR resources
• Local marketing support
• Creative support for national promotional events
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social media
Email marketing
Loyalty program/app

Business Experience:
• Passionate about the la Madeleine brand and our food • $5 million net worth; liquid assets of $2.5 million • Dedicated to developing multiple restaurants in a given market • Excellent knowledge of the local retail real estate market • Resources to develop and operate at least three (3) bakery cafés in a given territory • Strong track record as a multi-unit restaurant operator • Cultural fit

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at La Madeleine 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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family restaurant, casual dining, great food
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