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Hot mini doughnuts are taking the food industry by storm wherever they’re served and the gourmet dessert sector is booming. There is a growing demand for alternative dessert options and we are meeting that demand.

The Dapper Doughnut business model is like no other food and beverage franchise with an experienced team of franchise professionals to support you all the way. There are many highlights to owning this franchise.

The Dapper Doughnut franchise:

  • Can be operated in a very small footprint (200 – 300 sq. ft)
  • Can be operated with a food truck
  • Enjoys huge catering opportunities
  • Is a simple F&B model – doughnuts and coffee
  • Has very low food costs (around 10%)
  • Does not require a large amount of capital (as compared to other food franchises)
  • Ramps up quickly
  • Is not seasonal
  • Has world-wide appeal – everyone loves doughnuts!

Who we are looking for

Are you looking for a full-time, “hands-on” business in the food industry? The Dapper Doughnut may be the perfect fit for you! We are currently seeking hard working entrepreneurial individuals who are interested in growing this business with us. We look for ambitious self starters who are results oriented and have a proven track record in business leadership.

We are especially looking for qualified master franchise developers to help develop multi-unit franchises in major cities across the US. If you think you may be a good fit for this business and are interested in learning more about The Dapper Doughnut opportunity please submit your information to the right.

 

Gabriel Wiesen – Chicago

“Being in the mini doughnut industry has changed my life….and I am so excited to help provide this opportunity for others as well”

Franchise Highlights

At The Dapper Doughnut, we have created a culture that thrives! We have a proven franchise system that is profitable and exciting to own. Our unique combination of proprietary recipes, innovative topping combinations, the highest quality ingredients and an incredible brand overview, makes us one of the top franchises to own today! See some of the exceptional highlights below!

Support & Training

The Dapper Doughnut management team has over 60 years of franchise experience. Training will be five days of fun learning (and some doughnut tasting) held at our Las Vegas location! We will have classroom sessions, on-the-job training and an additional two days of on-site training once you’re ready to open. We have an annual visit to check in and see how things are going while providing on going marketing & operational support. We also provide you with an Operations and Sales and Marketing Manual, training webinars, digital marketing support, and materials to help you be successful! We have an integrated supply chain with strong vendor relationships. Our exclusive and proprietary recipe for our doughnuts insures that our product is crafted to premium standards.

Our real estate and development team assists in store design, store specifications and construction. Our marketing and support team includes day to day operations assistance and ongoing support with updated training videos, ad creative, and print collateral. We help provide guidance to increase brand visibility and help maintain the vision of The Dapper Doughnut brand while continuing to help increase sales and awareness.

The Process & Investment

Step 1

  • Initial qualification interview
  • Complete REQUEST FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Review Franchise Disclosure Document

Step 2

  • Meet with franchise team at Discovery Day
  • Conduct due diligence
  • Select territory and develop business plan

Step 3

  • Present business plan to franchise team for final approval
  • Senior management review
  • Credit and background check

Step 4

  • Receive franchise approval
  • Sign franchise agreement
  • Begin training
  • Select and submit site for approval
  • Secure financing

Step 5

  • Finalize lease
  • Begin construction
  • Conduct employee training
  • Store opening

Investment

Retail Location
Initial Franchise Fee*
$23,200 - $29,000
Travel, Lodging, & Meals
for Initial Training
(per person)
$1,000 - $2,000
PrePaid Rent &
Security Deposit
$5,000 - $20,000
Leasehold Improvements
$50,000 - $100,000
Fixtures
$5,000 - $10,000
Signage
$5,000 - $15,000
Equipment
$13,000 - $20,000
POS & Back Office
Computer System
$945 - $2,500
Grand Opening
Advertising
$3,000 - $5,000
Initial Inventory
$3,000 - $5,000
Utility Deposit
$900 - $3,000
Professional Fees
(Lawyer, Accounting, etc.)
$5,000 - $10,000
Office Equipment & Supplies
(Office Supplies, Business Cards, Etc.
for 1st 3 Months)
$200 - $1,000
Business Licenses, Permits, etc.
(For 1st Year)
$50 - $500
Insurance
(Premiums For 1st Year)
$2,000 - $4,000
Additional Funds
(For 1st 3 Months)
$20,000 - $40,000
Total: $137,695 - $267,000

Investment

Kiosk
Initial Franchise Fee*
$23,200 - $29,000
Travel, Lodging, & Meals
for Initial Training
(per person)
$1,000 - $2,000
PrePaid Rent &
Security Deposit
$10,000 - $20,000
Cost of Kiosk
$4,000 - $80,000
Installation of Kiosk
$15,000 - $25,000
Utility Deposits
500 - $1,000
Equipment
$200 - $300
POS & Back Office
Computer System
$945 - $2,500
Grand Opening
Advertising
$2,000 - $5,000
Initial Inventory
$2,000 - $3,000
Professional Fees
(Lawyer, Accounting, etc.)
$5,000 - $10,000
Office Equipment & Supplies
(Office Supplies, Business Cards, Etc.
for 1st 3 Months)
$200 - $1,000
Business Licenses, Permits, etc.
(For 1st Year)
$50 - $500
Insurance
(Premiums For 1st Year)
$500 - $3,000
Additional Funds
(For 1st 3 Months)
$10,000 - $30,000
Total: $74,595 - $212,300

Investment

Food Truck
Initial Franchise Fee*
$23,200 - $29,000
Travel, Lodging, & Meals
for Initial Training
(per person)
$1,000 - $2,000
PrePaid Rent &
Security Deposit
$400 - $2,000
Food Truck Acquisition, Fabrication and Build Out
$24,000 - $120,000
Equipment
$0 - $15,000
POS & Back Office
Computer System
$945 - $2,500
Grand Opening
Advertising
$3,000
Initial Inventory
$3,000
Professional Fees
(Lawyer, Accounting, etc.)
$2,000 - $5,000
Office Equipment & Supplies
(Office Supplies, Business Cards, Etc.
for 1st 3 Months)
$200 - $1,000
Business Licenses, Permits, etc.
(For 1st Year)
$50 - $500
Insurance
(Premiums For 1st Year)
$2,000 - $4,000
Additional Funds
(For 1st 3 Months)
$20,000 - $30,000
Total: $80,195 - $217,000

Investment

Food Cart
Initial Franchise Fee*
$19,500
Travel, Lodging, & Meals
for Initial Training
(per person)
$1,000 - $2,000
PrePaid Rent &
Security Deposit
$500 - $3,000
Cost of Cart
$1,000 - $19,000
Fixtures
N/A
Signage
Included
Equipment
$1,500 - $7,000
POS & Back Office
Computer System
$945 - $2,500
Grand Opening
Advertising
$2,000 - $5,000
Initial Inventory
$1,000 - $3,000
Utility Deposit
$0 - $1,000
Professional Fees
(Lawyer, Accounting, etc.)
$500 - $3,000
Office Equipment & Supplies
(Office Supplies, Business Cards, Etc.
for 1st 3 Months)
$200 - $1,000
Business Licenses, Permits, etc.
(For 1st Year)
$50 - $500
Insurance
(Premiums For 1st Year)
$2,000 - $4,000
Additional Funds
(For 1st 3 Months)
$10,000 - $15,000
Total: $39,195 - $88,000
We offer third party financing options for qualified buyers.

* The franchise fee of $27,000 incorporates all four profit centers of The Dapper Doughnut’s business model – kiosk, retail location, food truck and catering.

* Currently we are not awarding franchises in the following states: WA, HI, NY, MD, IL, VA, ND, SD, RI