Cafe Fondue Franchise

Fondue-specialty restaurant


Café Fondue was founded by Jae and Glenn Ford, in Merrillville, IN in 1997. Jae who had lived in Europe for over 12 years, had a passion to enable those who have had fondue while in Europe, to once again remember the ambience and taste experience here at home. She also believed that others would appreciate fondue as it was meant to be served and enjoyed. Since opening in 1997 Café Fondue has expanded it menu to over 36 selections, and we are continuing to evaluate new additions to our menu.

Café Fondue offer’s a unique dining experience in which our guests, can relax and enjoy the European atmosphere, friendly service and an unforgettable taste experience. At Café Fondue quality service and customer satisfaction are our primary objectives.

We encourage any potential franchisee to come and experience Café Fondue. You won't be disappointed. Contact us today to setup your visit.

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How much does it cost to open a Cafe Fondue Franchise?

The estimated investment required to open a Cafe Fondue Franchise is between $136,000-$307,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $35,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Cafe Fondue name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
    $136,000-$307,000
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
    $35,000
  • Royalty Fee:
    4%
  • Advertising Fee:
  • Term of Agreement:
    Varies
  • Renewal Fee:
    $2.5K



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When did the first Cafe Fondue open? 1996
When did Cafe Fondue start Franchising? 2003

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
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2004 0 0 0 1
2003 0 0 0 1
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2001 N/A N/A N/A 1
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2005 0
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2003 0
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Year Canada
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
2002 N/A
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Year International
2005 0
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Year Corporate
2005 1
2004 1
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Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee Yes No
Startup Costs No No
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Support
Newsletter, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives

Marketing
Co-op advertising

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed.

Business Experience:

  • General business experience

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Cafe Fondue 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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    Cafe Fondue

    Cafe Fondue

    Cafe Fondue Franchise Systems Inc.
    281 W. 80th Pl.
    Merrillville, IN
    46410

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