Investment Requirements

The cost of opening each new Pickleman’s Gourmet Cafe franchised restaurant will vary depending on the size of the leased space, equipment costs, leasehold improvements, utility deposits, and other various costs that will be influenced or determined by the geographic location of the restaurant. Actual cash requirements may fluctuate based upon the net worth and credit worthiness of each applicant.

Estimated Initial Investment*

*See Item 7 in our 2024 FDD

Initial Franchise Fee**$35,000
Lease Deposit and Rent$10,000 – $24,000
Leasehold Improvements/Construction and Decor$150,000 – $480,000
Architect Fees$10,000 – $15,000
Furniture/Fixtures/Equipment and Smallwares$130,000 – $200,000
Signage$15,000 – $40,000
Licenses/Dues/Deposits$2,000 – $6,000
Travel and Living Expenses while Training$7,000 – $15,000
Office Equipment$1,000 – $1,500
Initial Inventory and Supplies$6,000 – $12,000
Professional Fees (Attorney/Accountant)$1,000 – $4,000
Required Business Insurance (per quarter)$3,800 – $4,500
Additional Funds – 3 months$36,000 – $55,000
Grand Opening and Initial Advertising/Marketing$4,000 – $5000
Total Estimated Investment $410,800 – $897,500
Manufacturer Prices subject to change

Operating Fees:

Royalty Fee: 6% of Gross Sales withdrawn weekly via ACH
Advertising Fee: 3% of Gross Sales withdrawn weekly via ACH
Term: Ten (10) Years
Renewal: (see FDD)