Answers to common questions about the premier coffee shop and eatery franchise opportunity
How much does a Just Love Coffee & Eatery franchise cost?
The total investment estimate to begin operations on a new franchise location with Just Love Coffee & Eatery ranges between $230,000 to $354,000. The franchise fee for your first franchise with Just Love Coffee & Eatery is only $25,000.
For a more detailed look at cost and investment information, please visit the Initial Investments and Startup Costs page.
Why is Just Love Coffee & Eatery a great fit for veterans?
Veterans are uniquely qualified to franchise with Just Love Coffee & Eatery, as they have a proven ability to follow systems, procedures and processes necessary to make any venture successful. Because our business model is easy to run and easy to scale, requiring no previous restaurant or coffee shop experience, Just Love Coffee & Eatery is a perfect fit for honorably discharged veterans who aspire to turn their dreams of entrepreneurship into reality.
What are the financial requirements to qualify for franchising with Just Love Coffee & Eatery?
To franchise with Just Love Coffee & Eatery, you will need to have the required liquid capital of $75,000 to open your own new business.
Will you help me secure financing?
We do not offer direct financing. However, we work with a number of third-party financial institutions that may be able to help you with financing.
Is there a continuing royalty fee?
Yes. The continuing royalty fee is 5% plus 1% to a national marketing fund.
What experience do I need?
While you do not need experience in either the restaurant industry or in a coffee shop setting to franchise with Just Love Coffee & Eatery, we recommend that you have a proven track record of leadership experience, confidence in your ability to manage people, an entrepreneurial spirit and the drive to follow our proven business model as you bring the premier coffee shop and eatery franchise experience to your community.
How do I hire qualified baristas to work in my store?
We will provide training and ongoing guidance to help you source the best baristas for your business.
I’ve never built a store before. How does this work?
Our management team will guide you through all phases of the site selection, Letter of Intent negotiation, construction, training, grand opening and ongoing processes for marketing and operations.
How large of a space do I need for a Just Love Coffee & Eatery?
Just Love Coffee & Eatery franchise locations have a small footprint, averaging around 1800 square feet. This makes securing the perfect location for your franchise easier, shortens your build-out time, allows you to keep your coffee shop looking spiffy and hip, and get your business up and running without delay.
How many employees do I need?
For the launch of your new Just Love Coffee & Eatery franchise, we recommend that you employ a minimal staff of eight to ten people, whom you will extensively train to maintain the quality of services, as well as to ensure that your customers have positive experiences in your store. Most will be part-time employees.
Do you offer training and support?
Just Love Coffee & Eatery has developed an intensive training platform that includes how to manage every aspect of your business, including the most important part: how to correctly serve our products to your customers. We also train you on how to manage customer relationships and effectively market your business in your community including through your social media platforms. We provide continual reviews to help you meet financial and performance goals, including the development of a business plan before you open your doors.