• "I love pie. My favorite is from The Pie Hole downtown. The double apple crust -- that's the one." - Director J.J. Abrams in Los Angeles Maganzine
  • "Pie Hole makes better pies than your grandma." - Cooking Channel
  • "12 best pies in America." - Conde Nast Traveler
  • "24 of the most delicious pies in America." - Buzzfeed

Overview

The Pie Hole, the fastest growing pie and coffee shop in the nation, was founded in 2011 and features generations-old family pie recipes alongside an exclusive line of The Pie Hole Fair Trade Organic coffees. The third wave coffee concept is currently the only specialty pie and coffee shop currently growing through franchising in the United States. The Pie Hole is dedicated to offering delicious, distinctive flavors made with premium ingredients, and their unique creations are available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and late night, with the ability to accommodate large orders, corporate parties, and weddings.

Target Franchisee

We’re looking forward for franchisees who are focused on exceptional operations and customer service, and who are interested in developing large multi-unit franchise territories.

Requirements

We are looking for multi-unit franchisees or well-capitalized investors who:

  • Have a net worth of $1 Million
  • Have $500,000K minimum liquid capital available for investment
  • Are ready to develop a minimum of 5 units

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Markets

The Pie Hole is expanding through franchising to the 40 largest U.S. media markets and internationally, with franchise terretory already sold and units under development in California, North Carolina, Japan, and Qatar.

Current Locations

  • Arts District, Los Angeles, CA
  • Pasadena, CA
  • Hollywood, Los Angles, CA
  • Orange County, CA
  • Glendale, CA
  • Venice, CA
  • Long Beach, CA
  • Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • Durham, NC
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
  • Harajuku, Tokyo, Japan

Under Development

  • Southern California (6 units)
  • Qatar (3 units)
  • Japan (21 units)

Franchise Facts

Founded:

2011

Segment:

Fast Casual/QSR

Sub Segment:

Coffee/Bakery

Hours of Operation:

varies by location.Roughly 9AM - 11PM

Revenue Streams:

Dine-In, Carry Out

Day Parts:

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Snack, Coffee

Franchise Fee:

$35,000

Minimum Developmemt:

5 Units

Royalty:

6% of Gross Sales

Worldwide Creative Fund:

2% of Gross Sales

Footprint:

400-2,200 square feet

Start Up Costs:

$326,500 - $1,034,500

Financial Requirements:

$1 Million net worth; $50,000 liquid available to invest

The success of our franchisees is our success. Franchisees can rely on our expertise and experience, and take advantage of our full suite of franchisee support services, including:

  • Comprehensive pre-opening training
  • Oversight on real estate site selection
  • Construction and design guidance
  • Ongoing on-site remote support, to help keep your operations running smoothly
  • A detailed and confidential operations manual that covers the important aspects of daily store operations
  • Access to our proprietary recipes
  • Use of our brand trademarks
  • Purchasing and distribution
  • Assistance with local advertising and marketing efforts, including grand openings, customizable materials and advice on effective media campaigns and social media presenct

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