• PretzelMaker Franchising, LLC
1346 Oakbrook Dr., #170
Norcross, GA 30093
  • (800) 524-6444 / (770) 514-4500
  • (770) 514-4903 (Fax)

The 'World's Best Soft Pretzels,' hand-rolled and served hot with high consumer acceptance and precision portion control. May be operated in both traditional and non-traditional venues.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1991

Franchising Since: 1992

Operating Units

Franchised Units 340 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 340 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 87 60.4% In 42 States
Canada 54 37.5% In 7 Provinces
International 3 2.1% In 3 Foreign Countries
Total 144 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators N/A
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators N/A

North American Unit Density

Density Units
New York 30
California 22
Iowa 14

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Washington, Wisconsin, District of Columbia, Alberta

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member No
Franchisee Association? Yes, is a member
Size of Corporate Staff 135
Site Selection
Lease Negotiation Assistance Yes
Financial Assistance No

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising No
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising Yes
Local Advertising Yes

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing N/A
Central Purchasing N/A
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training Included
Initial Store Opening Included
Inventory Control Included
Franchisee Newsletter Included
Regional or National Meetings Included
800 Telephone Hotline N/A


Atlanta, GA 5 Days
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Financial Requirements


Minimum Net Worth $150K/75K LIQ
Cash Investment $10-30K
Total Investment $159-247K
Average Total Investment $199K


Initial Franchise Fee $25K
Average Franchise Fee $25K
On-Going Royalty 7%
Average Royalty 7%
Advertising Fee 1.50%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 3
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 2
Space Needs (in square feet) 200-850
Preferred Site Types Free Standing Building, Strip Center, Regional Mall
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? No
Listed in the SBA Registry? No
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 4
General Business Experience 4
Specific Industry Experience 3
Formal Education 2
Psychological Profile 2
Personal Interviews 5
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 7
Term of Renewal Period 7
Passive Ownership? Not Allowed
Area Development
Yes, for 0 years
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 11
USA Yes, All United States
Canada Yes, All Canada
Overseas Yes
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