Where the locals eat.
A Truly Unique Franchise Opportunity
People have always said, “breakfast is the most important meal” – at The VILLAGE, we‘re not just flipping eggs, we are redefining breakfast. Owning a VILLAGE franchise gives you the opportunity to operate your own business, live a lifestyle filled with working alongside amazing employees serving fresh, locally sourced, and authentic breakfast and lunch to a market that is seeking out a high quality and unique alternative.
Why The VILLAGE?
- Fresh and locally sourced ingredients to produce healthy, unique breakfast and lunch items
- Unique, modern brand positioning and design
- Lifestyle: work with great employees, have a few laughs, redefine the breakfast industry, and end the day knowing you had an impact.
- Training: onsite in the restaurant and built in support for the future
- Site selection and lease negotiation
- Equity for your future
- Coordinated marketing programs, with an established social media presence
- System wide supply agreements
- Extensive franchisor support
It all begins in the restaurant. Part 1 of the VILLAGE training program includes Franchisees spending 4 weeks working in a certified VILLAGE restaurant where they will cover all aspects of daily operations for both front and back end of house:
- Kitchen management: supply orders, operations
Part two of the VILLAGE training program will include learning the business side of owning a VILLAGE franchise.
- Bookkeeping, cash controls, payroll, , employee scheduling, inventory, cost controls (food & labour), hiring, and training.
- Business analysis, month-end and year-end administration
On-site Opening Assistance
The VILLAGE team is full of individuals with the expertise to analyze potential sites looking at traffic, parking, accessibility, demographics, and surrounding businesses. Once a site is secured, the VILLAGE team will take care of the design of the restaurant, and any renovations that might be necessary for interior design, kitchen planning, equipment, and permits to get your VILLAGE restaurant up and running.
Marketing and Promotional Tools
The VILLAGE team will provide you with materials and tools that you will need for local marketing initiatives, while being a part of regional advertising and branding campaigns. You will have the opportunity to sit down with the VILLAGE team to discuss social media and branding.
Operational Reviews and Business Coaching
The VILLAGE team will have regular reviews to analyze performance, and from there set future goals to continue to grow the business. We are here to support every Villager.
The total start-up cost for your VILLAGE restaurant will be somewhere in the range provided in the information below. You will require unencumbered investment capital of $70,000 – $100,000 and should be able to borrow the remaining amount.
|Estimated – Low||Estimated – High|
|Furniture, Fixtures & Signage||$26,000||$32,000|
|Opening Inventory & Supplies||7,500||$10,000|
|Training (Franchisee costs for travel, accommodation)||–||$5,000|
|Total Start-Up Costs||$192500||$290000|
Please note: The total start-up costs for a VILLAGE restaurant varies by location and is largely dependent on the size and current condition of the premises, contractor and equipment pricing also varies by region. These above estimates are simply a guideline.
Frequently Asked Questions
WHAT IS THE ROYALTY FEE?
The royalty fee is 6% of sales payable to The Village Franchising on a weekly basis.
HOW MUCH IS THE MARKETING FUND CONTRIBUTION?
The marketing fund contribution is 2% of sales payable to The Village Franchising on a weekly basis.
CAN I OPEN A VILLAGE FRANCHISE WITH A PARTNER?
WHAT IS THE AVERAGE SIZE OF A VILLAGE RESTAURANT?
The average VILLAGE is about 1,200 – 1,500 square feet.
IS PREVIOUS RESTAURANT EXPERIENCE REQUIRED?
No, while previous restaurant experience is an asset, it is not mandatory. We will be teaching you everything there is to know about the restaurant business and how The Village works. The most important thing is to come ready, have an open mind, and be willing to learn.
DO I HAVE TO FIND MY OWN LOCATION?
No, The Village team will work to identify suitable locations. Once a location has been confirmed, The Village team will assist with securing the premises and negotiating the lease for you.
WHAT IS THE LENGTH OF THE FRANCHISE AGREEMENT?
The Village franchise agreements are for a period of 10 years, and able to renew for an additional 10 years.
Please tell us about yourself and we’ll be in touch.