Noodles & Company Franchise


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* A typical Area Development Agreement requires the build out of 15-20 restaurants in 5-7 years. In certain markets, smaller territories and the criteria for such, will be considered on a case by case basis.

* SIGNIFICANT Business Experience -- successful ownership, minimum of 5 years multi-unit restaurant experience in a leadership role
* LIVE in the market to be developed -- be committed to personally devoting full-time, best efforts to day-to-day operations
* An ENTREPRENEURIAL Spirit -- strong desire to succeed in the restaurant business
* RESOURCES AND INFRASTRUCTURE to meet aggressive development schedule -- ability to develop and execute a business plan
* REAL ESTATE experience in the market to be developed
* PASSIONATE about Noodles & Company: Our food, our staff and our culture -- driven to provide an exceptional dining experience to our guests
* SHARED VALUES -- an insatiable learner who's enthusiastic, humble, friendly and driven; willing to become proficient in all asects of running a Noodles & Company restaurant
* Ability to meet the FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS -- net worth of $5,000,000; liquid cash or available assets $2,000,000

The total investment necessary to begin operation of a Noodles &
restaurant ranges from $684,000 to $870,000. This includes a
$35,000 franchise fee that must be paid to the franchisor, but does not
include the ongoing cost of buying or renting the business location.
The franchisor also requires a non-refundable development fee of $35,000
for the first Noodles & Company restaurant contemplated to be opened
by you and $10,000 for each additional Noodles & Company restaurant
you have agreed to open under an Area Development Agreement.

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How much does it cost to open a Noodles & Company Franchise?

The estimated investment required to open a Noodles & Company Franchise is between $684,000-$870,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $35,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Noodles & Company name.

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When did the first Noodles & Company open? 1995
When did Noodles & Company start Franchising? 1995

Business Experience:
TO BE CONSIDERED AS A CANDIDATE, you or your partnership must meet the following criteria: -Be Passionate about the Noodles & Company Brand -Understand and appreciate our food, team and culture -Driven to provide an exceptional dining experience to our guests -Embrace Shared Values -An insatiable learner who’s entrepreneurial, enthusiastic and driven to succeed -Willingness to Become Proficient in all Aspects of Running a Noodles & Company Restaurant -Possess Significant Business Experience -Successful business ownership or a history of business leadership -Demonstrated ability in developing and leading teams, managing operations and delivering financial results -Ability to develop and execute a multi-unit development and operational business plan -Live in and Understand the Market to be Developed -Personal understanding of the market to be developed -Commitment to devote full-time resources and the partnership’s best efforts to day-to-day operations -Possess Financial Resources Necessary to Capitalize Your Business For 3 to 5 restaurants Minimum liquid cash or available assets of $1,500,000; net worth $3,000,000 For 5 to 8 restaurants Minimum liquid cash or available assets of $2,500,000; net worth $4,000,000 For more than 8 restaurants Minimum liquid cash or available assets of $3,500,000; net worth $5,000,000 Ability to borrow funds or have access to additional capital to fund development

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Noodles & Company 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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Noodles & Company

Noodles & Company

520 Zang Street
Broomfield, CO


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