The Original Pancake House Franchise

Restaurant serving breakfast and lunch

The Original Pancake House FDD

The Original Pancake House was founded in Portland,
Oregon in
1953 by Les Highet and Erma Hueneke. Drawing upon
their many years of experience in the culinary field, and their
extensive working
knowledge of authentic national and ethnic pancake
recipes they were able to offer without compromise their unique and
original menu
which has gained national acclaim. The Original
Pancake House
is a second and third generation family business, which
takes great
pride in maintaining the high standards that make
our food so outstanding. We now have over one hundred franchises from
coast to
coast, which have won local and national acclaim.
Our recipes demand only the very finest of ingredients, such as 93 score
pure 36% whipping cream, fresh grade AA eggs, hard
wheat unbleached flour, and our own recipe sourdough starter. Our
batters and
sauces are made fresh in each restaurant’s kitchen.

Our signature items include the Apple Pancake, a
single large pancake smothered with sautéed apples and cinnamon sugar
baked to perfection, to create a deliciously rich cinnamon sugar glaze.

The total investment necessary to begin operation of a The Original
Pancake House®
restaurant franchise is $372,500 to $966,250. This
includes $60,303 to $60,606 that must be paid to the franchisor or an
If you sign an option agreement with the franchisor to
develop additional The Original Pancake House® restaurants, the
franchisor will not charge you an additional fee, but they may require
you to sign at least two franchise agreements at the same time that you
sign the option agreement, in which case, you will pay to the franchisor
$60,000 as the initial franchise fee under each franchise agreement you
sign at the time you sign the option agreement. The minimum number of
franchise agreements you must sign to acquire rights under an option
agreement will depend on the size of your market, but will not be less
than two franchise agreements.

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How much does it cost to open a The Original Pancake House Franchise?

The investment required to open a The Original Pancake House Franchise is between $372,500-$966,250. There is an initial franchise fee of $60,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the The Original Pancake House name.

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When did the first The Original Pancake House open? 1953
When did The Original Pancake House start Franchising? 1991

United States: Nationwide

Canada: Nationwide

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at The Original Pancake House 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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The Original Pancake House

8601 S.W. 24th Avenue
Portland, OR


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