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Are there sites available in my area?


Upon reviewing your application, Kolache Factory will research available sites in the continental United States and provide you with an answer. Market demographics are based on a minimum three mile population of 60,000, with a minimum household income of $60,000.

Can I open more than one franchise bakery-cafe?


Yes, Kolache Factory welcomes single as well as multi-unit owners.

Do you offer financing or can you help me secure financing?


Kolache Factory does not provide financing, but will assist you in locating a lending source.

Does Kolache Factory provide franchisee support?


Yes, we provide valuable support in the following areas: training, site selection, bakery-cafe design/equipment, operations and marketing.

How long does it take to open a new Kolache Factory?


It typically takes 3-4 months to open a Kolache Factory bakery-cafe once a site is selected and the lease signed.

How long has Kolache Factory been in business?


We have been in business since 1982 .

How many Kolache Factory bakery-cafes are in operation, and where are they located?


At present, there are 52 Kolache Factory locations: 34 in Houston, TX; 3 in Austin, TX; 3 in Dallas, TX area, 1 in Beaumont, TX; 1 in McAllen, TX; 1 in San Antonio, TX; 2 in Overland Park, KS area; 2 in Indianapolis, IN; 1 in St. Louis, MO; 1 in Virginia Beach, VA; 1 in Omaha, NE; 1 in Tustin, CA and 1 in Albuquerque, NM. See locations on map here.

How much money can I make with a Kolache Factory franchise?


Profitability depends on a number of factors including the size and location of your bakery-cafe, the number of leasehold improvements required and your personal abilities. In-depth information regarding profit potential will be provided to you when you meet with Kolache Factory personnel

Is Kolache Factory a public company?


No, Kolache Factory is independently owned and operated.

Is Kolache Factory an Equal Opportunity Franchisor?


Yes, Kolache Factory is committed to providing minorities with business opportunities.

What are Kolache Factory's hours?


A typical Kolache Factory is open from 6 a.m.-2.00 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Sundays.

What are Kolache Factory's initial capital requirements?


Kolache Factory requires that franchisees have a net of worth of $500,000 and liquid assets of $150,000.

What are the steps to becoming a franchise owner?


Step 1: Submit the franchisee application.

Step 2: Review the brochure and information we provide you.

Step 3: Schedule an appointment to meet with us at Kolache Factory's corporate headquarters in Houston, TX.

Step 4: Sign a franchise agreement and pay the franchisee fee.

What is the advertising fee?


The current Kolache Factory franchisee advertising fee is set at: 3%

What is the average size of a Kolache Factory bakery-cafe?


The average size of a Kolache Factory bakery-cafe is approximately 1,800-2,100 sq. ft.

What is your franchise fee?


Our first-time franchise fee is $35,000; additional agreements are $28,000.

What is your royalty fee?


The current Kolache Factory franchisee royalty fee is set at: 6%.

Where is Kolache Factory headquartered?


Kolache Factory is headquartered in Katy, Texas.

Why should I buy a Kolache Factory franchise?


Kolache Factory is the right concept at the right time:

Bakery-cafes are currently producing among the highest average retail unit volumes of any concept outside of casual dining

Our products are unique (they're delicious, portable, appropriate to eat any time of day, and available with an assortment of scrumptious fillings)

We offer only the highest quality products

Our innovative menu allows for flexibility in flavor

Our products are an excellent value

We offer the utmost in customer convenience

We provide valuable franchisee support

We offer you the opportunity to earn a higher return on your investment

We require a lower initial franchisee investment than many other QSR's

As a Kolache Factory franchisee, you'll control your financial future.

Would my franchise trade area be protected?


Yes, Kolache Factory would assign a trade area to your bakery-cafe after we approve its location and evaluate the market it will serve.