Follow your dream and become your own boss! Dagwoods is presently seeking dynamic individuals who aren’t afraid of working hard to realize their dreams. These individuals will help maintain the success that Dagwoods has enjoyed for more than 25 years. They will operate their Dagwoods franchise with the same high standards of quality, freshness, consistency and cleanliness that our loyal customers and staff have become accustomed to.
If you’re interested in joining our team of Dagwoods franchisee, here are a few things you should know:
Dagwoods concept is simple and easy to operate. Its low start‑up costs and low overhead allow you to develop your business quickly and enjoy the day-to-day interactions with your customers and staff.
The total cost for a new Dagwoods franchise, turnkey, can range from $250,000 to $275,000. This includes the cost of equipment, leaseholds, franchise fee and opening costs. A minimum of $90,000 in non-borrowed personal resources and a net worth of $150,000 are required to qualify for a small business loan. The initial Franchise fee is $25,000, along with an ongoing monthly fee of 5% for royalties and 3% for advertising.
Dagwoods provides all our franchisees with hands-on in-store training at one of our corporate locations. When you take over your store you will feel comfortable handling any challenge you encounter.
You will work at a Dagwoods corporate location in Montreal for at least six weeks. During this time, you will learn all aspects of management, product preparation, quality and service. Once you are ready to open your store, you will be assigned a Dagwoods trainer to ensure that you and your staff are ready to give the best possible service to your valuable customers. You will receive ongoing visits and on-site consultations and reviews. You will attend monthly manager and franchisee meetings as well as slicer, safety and service clinics, which are held every six months. Training for you and your staff is of utmost importance for Dagwoods. The key to our success is our great sandwiches, the consistency that we have maintained over the years and our fast and friendly service.
Dagwoods offers a popular catering service, allowing you to increase your sales with add-on business that not only helps you add on to the bottom line but also promotes your store in your area. You will also benefit from online catering orders generated through the Dagwoods website.
In order to find the perfect location for your new venture, Dagwoods has qualified agents who are constantly searching for great locations. If there is a location you are aware of, or if you already own a building, the location must first be approved by Dagwoods.
If you are interested in pursuing an opportunity with Dagwoods,
- Complete and submit the online information Request Form
- Download the PDF Franchise Information Request Form
Complete and fax to (514) 697-3547 or mail it to 3551A St. Charles Boulevard, Kirkland, Québec H9H 3C4. You will be contacted to arrange a convenient time to meet when we will review your qualifications and answer any other questions you may have.