Frequently Asked Questions

Le Macaron French Pastries® stands out as an upscale retail experience centering a French favorite whose history is centuries old. Complete with handcrafted true French macarons, French gelato, gourmet chocolates, and artisanal coffee; our patisseries offer little luxuries that make people smile.

Our product selection is constantly changing - as we continue to perfect time-tested recipes using the highest quality ingredients. Combine delectable French delicacies with a warm, inviting atmosphere and you have a sophisticated retail destination whose elegance is unmatched. Beyond the in-store experience, Le Macaron French Pastries® allows guests to share our distinct brand of joy with loved ones by offering macarons as gifts, party favors, and more. 

First bite is a surprise. Second bite is a flavor. Third bite is a pleasure.™ With each new location, Le Macaron French Pastries® invites communities nationwide to indulge in a simpler way of life. 
For a single unit Le Macaron French Pastries® Traditional Café or Permanent Kiosk the total estimated initial investment necessary to begin operation ranges from $126,000 to $353,500, which includes the initial franchise fee of $45,000. Franchise candidates and their partners/investors must have a combined liquid capital of at least $75K and a combined net worth of at least $400K to qualify.

For a single unit Le Macaron French Pastries® Modular Kiosk the total initial investment necessary to begin operation ranges from $91,750 - $127,000, which includes the initial franchise fee of $45,000. Franchise candidates and their partners/investors must have a combined liquid capital of at least $30K and a combined net worth of at least $250K to qualify.

Multi-unit and area development opportunities available.
Our Le Macaron French Pastries ® support team provides owner-operators with multiple avenues for initial and ongoing support. These avenues include help with site selection, design layout, store setup, pre-opening training and more. We also assist with ongoing support such as new product development, periodic fields visits, annual franchisee conferences and consultative marketing efforts.
To find out about how you can open your own Le Macaron French Pastries ® shop, please feel free to contact us directly either by Phone or by Text at (941)586-1558, e-mail franchise@lemacaron-us.com or tell us more about yourself with our Franchise Information Request form found by choosing the Get Started tab above.
While prior experience in the foodservice and/or retail industries would be extremely beneficial, it is not a requirement. Our Le Macaron French Pastries® support team offers a variety of resources to benefit both seasoned and emerging owner-operators. In addition to providing ongoing support and training, we handle all baking and preparation in our Le Macaron Confectionary kitchens. By delivering all pastries fresh to each location, we effectively eliminate on-site production - making the operational aspect of running a Le Macaron French Pastries® franchise that much easier!
A typical Le Macaron French Pastries® Traditional Café pastry shop occupies 800 to 1,000 square feet of commercial space, while our Le Macaron French Pastries® kiosk models are designed for smaller space requirements. Cafés and kiosks can easily adapt to a variety of high foot traffic shopping, dining and tourist destinations.
Though delays in construction, permitting or similar factors might occur, we anticipate that your Le Macaron French Pastries® pastry shop will open for business four to six months after the Franchise Agreement is signed.

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