Opportunities 2017-12-04T13:10:09+00:00


Franchise Availability

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Schlotzsky’s® bakery café franchise is the perfect business opportunity for those who want to take control of their financial future. Schlotzsky’s® is seeking experienced restaurant professionals with prior restaurant and business experience to open multiunit franchise locations across the United States. Please fill out the Request for Information form, clearly noting the area in which you have interest, so you can work with one of the best restaurant franchises in the US. Schlotzsky’s® position for growth has never been better.

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Schlotzsky's Franchise Location

Schlotzsky’s® delicious food selection and reimaged restaurant design allow operations in venues such as:

  • Freestanding Drive-Through
  • Endcap Drive-Through
  • In-Line
  • Conversions
  • C-Store
  • Nontraditional

Depending upon the location, the minimum size requirement for a Schlotzsky’s® restaurant is approximately 1,900 square feet. However, we are happy to review all site submissions on a case-by-case basis.

Our Team

Operational experience and knowledge

As part of the Focus Brands and Schlotzsky’s® franchise family, you’ll work with other experienced, brand-building professionals who have passion for their businesses — along with operational experience and knowledge in all areas of the food service industry. Our commitment is to provide you with best-in-class support and service based on respect and overall dedication to the success of your fast-casual restaurant.

  • Initial management and training/ongoing business consultation
  • Access to Schlotzsky’s® corporate management team for business review and performance analysis
  • Regular consultation visits with your personal FBC — franchise business consultant — up to four times per year
  • Ongoing support for quality, service, and cleanliness

Schlotzsky's Operations Team

  • Comprehensive, certified bakery café franchise training for franchisee and key managers
  • Continuous corporate training
  • Online access to franchisee training tools and development support
  • In-depth operations manual

Schlotzsky's Training Team

  • Innovative, targeted local and national marketing programs designed to increase franchise sales by building customer frequency and new product rollouts
  • High-quality point-of-purchase items, merchandising, and local store marketing materials

Schlotzsky's Marketing Team

  • World-class menu variety through innovative products and expanded culinary offerings
  • Operational support and top-notch quality assurance

Schlotzsky' Product Development Team

  • Comprehensive assistance for site selection using the Strategic Integrated Mapping and Modeling System (SIMMS), customized for Schlotzsky’s®
  • Prototypical architectural and engineering design and conceptual layouts for new restaurants
  • Access to national network of select brokers

From floor to ceiling to back of the house right up to the front door, Schlotzsky’s® management and associates have an unwavering commitment to your success. It shows in everything we do, including site selection, restaurant operations, training and partner development, menu analysis, marketing campaigns, franchisee selection — everything!


Our corporate support team will guide you through the process from initial investment to your first sale.

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