Shingle Inn Cafes Franchise


Shingle Inn offers aspiring franchisees with a passion for hospitality the opportunity to own an exceptional boutique cafe and be part of a network that has been delighting generations of customers since 1936.

The Shingle Inn experience starts the moment customers enter our cafes. Luxurious high-back chairs, warm rich colours and decorative lamps together with our signature range of decadent cakes, coffee and delicious menu choices has helped us establish a renowned boutique cafe brand that is well-known for its exceptional customer service. Supported by our proven business system, these elements provide a strong foundation for your success.

Our menu is regularly updated to ensure we are delighting our customers with an exceptional dining experience. Our products are baked and delivered daily to each cafe to ensure freshness and continuity and most importantly, allowing you to concentrate on creating memorable customer experiences in-store.

If you share our passion for exceptional customer experiences, join the Shingle Inn family and embrace the tradition that has become part of the quintessential Shingle Inn Cafe experience - it's the reason a special occasion shared at a Shingle Inn Cafe is carried through from one generation to the next.Shingle Inn currently operates across Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, ACT and Western Australia with expansion plans for New Zealand.Shingle Inn is unsurpassed in today's cafe culture for a number of reasons:
1. Brand
Our iconic brand has a unique identity within the cafe market.
2. Systems and support
Our long history and reputable store network is evidence of our established support and systems
3. Products
Our superior quality products and delicious coffee made by expertly trained baristas is unrivalled.
4. Family culture
Our ongoing commitment to exceeding customers expectations in-store extends to the relationships we like to cultivate with all our stakeholders.

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How much does it cost to open a Shingle Inn Cafes Franchise?

The investment required to open a Shingle Inn Cafes Franchise is between $250,001-$450,000.

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    5 years

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When did the first Shingle Inn Cafes open? 1975
When did Shingle Inn Cafes start Franchising? 2009

International: Australia, New Zealand

6 week pre-opening franchisee training program.

The initial weeks will consist of meeting key personnel and undertaking training across all facets of the business, including business management, customer service and sales, health and safety, and marketing. Training will also include planning your opening marketing promotions with the help of our experienced marketing team.

Following this you'll undertake a minimum of four weeks training in-store. In this environment you will gain essential experience in the hands-on operation of a Shingle Inn cafe. In-store training provides you with a comprehensive insight into all facets of the business, including product knowledge, customer service skills, food and beverage preparation, store presentation, as well as in-store systems and training. You will also complete our Barista Training Program during this time.

The average cafe has two full time Supervisors, up to 3 casual barista's (working different times), and 2 casual Kitchen Specialists. Further to this approximately 7 wait (table) staff, all casual , in a mix of seniors and juniors. Normally you would establish a pool of 10 to 12 casual wait staff to choose from for any given shift.

Business Experience:
Previous experience in operating a cafe is an advantage, but not a necessity in owning a Shingle Inn Cafe. Our experienced personnel will provide comprehensive training in cafe management, ordering, rostering, customer service and marketing during our six week pre-opening training program. You will also receive ongoing support and regular visits from your assigned Area Manager.

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Shingle Inn Cafes 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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Shingle Inn Cafes

Shingle Inn Cafes

Shingle Inn Cafes
PO Box 7067
East Brisbane, Australia
Q 4169


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