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Answers to Your Sandwich Franchise Questions

Deciding to open your very own Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop franchise is exciting—but it also leads to many questions. We want to make sure our prospective franchisees have everything they need to succeed—including answers to any lingering questions or concerns. Our team is always here to help you, and our unrivaled training will make sure you are fully prepared to hit the ground running.

Do I need to have restaurant experience?

Our processes and systems have been developed for people who have never done anything like this before. At each step through the development process and beyond, you will be guided and supported by experts who are dedicated to your success.

How much money can I make?

There are many variables that affect the answer to this question and we are completely transparent. The Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), Item 19, will provide you with detailed information on profitability. As you go through your due diligence, we also encourage you to speak with our sandwich shop franchise partners.

How much does it cost to own a Capriotti’s shop?

The average total investment ranges from $417,100 to $748,500. When you review the 2022 Franchise Disclosure Document, Item 7 will break down the total investment.

Will Capriotti’s provide financing for my store?

Industry-leading third-party financing is available through our strategic relationships with a variety of financial institutions.

Will Capriotti’s help me find a location?

Our best-in-class site selection process, on the ground support, and analytical tools will provide you with everything necessary to select your Capriotti’s location. Our team has real-world industry knowledge that will guide you from start to finish.

What demographics does Capriotti’s look for?

Our customers are regular people who relish and love food. They use fast-casual restaurants for both lunch during the work day and dinner for the family, as well as catering gatherings. They are middle-class working adults who enjoy the accessibility of delicious sandwiches and salads made with fresh ingredients prepared in-house.

Can I open a single Capriotti’s?

Of course! At Capriotti’s, we are looking for great franchise partners who align with our values, are passionate about the brand, and love great food. As you go through our process, you will figure out whether developing a single shop or signing an Area Development Agreement for multiple shops fits you best.

How many employees do I need to run a Capriotti’s location?

A typical Capriotti’s shift operates with a staff of 12-15 employees.

What are the typical hours of operation?

Most locations operate from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., but hours vary across the system depending on market and trade area.

Where did Capriotti’s begin?

In 1976, what would become one of the nation’s favorite sandwich shops was born as a family business brought to life by brother and sister Alan and Lois Margolet. Named after their food-loving grandfather, Philip Capriotti, the first Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop was opened in Wilmington, Delaware.

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