Coffee Franchise | Country Style
Franchise Fee: $35,000
Investment Level: $100,001 - $200,000
Number of Units: 442
Franchising Since: 1963
Advertising Fee: 3.5%
Forty-five years of franchising experience
It was March of 1963 when Country Style opened the first Country Style Donut shop in the heart of Toronto, Ontario. The concept was surprisingly simple; offer the customer a freshly brewed cup of premium coffee, keep the store spotless at all times and provide fast, friendly service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It was exactly what Toronto was looking for and Country Style quickly grew to become the Toronto market leader.
Five hundred locations
Now 45 years and 500 locations later, we have grown to become Canada’s second largest coffee/donut chain and we believe one of the main factors behind our success is that we believe in offering our customers quality products that include, fresh ground coffee, baked goods still made on site, a unique lunch offering and a service level like no other. We want our customer’s experience to be a memorable one to start their day.
Today a franchisee is no longer required to be open 24 hours a day. Although coffee is still the core of our business, our focus has switched from donuts to a branded gourmet deli-sandwich offering. Our new name and logo reflect this change and we are now known as Country Style Bistro Deli.
Rejuvenation of our brand
We have toned down our lighting, softened interior colours and textures, added comfortable seating and even fireplaces; all to make the customer’s stay with us as enjoyable as it can be.
The new Bistro Deli menu offers quality deli-style meats on a variety of breads baked right on the premises, a selection of hearty soups, garden fresh salads and even muffins and cookies hot out of the oven. Every one of our gourmet sandwiches, wraps, and salads is made to order and is designed to provide our customers with a memorable taste experience and the very best in quality, convenience and value.
Same great coffee
Yes, we have changed with the times and that is important, however, equally important are some of the things we didn’t change. Every cup of coffee we brew today is made from the same original blend of premium coffee beans we developed back in 1963. Our strong point of difference is that we freshly grind our coffee beans for every pot we brew, setting the standard for quality and freshness.
Our success is linked to the success of our franchisees
We became one of Canada’s most recognizable brands by realizing long ago that our success is directly linked to the success of our franchisees. We continue to provide our franchisees with the support, assistance and guidance necessary to give them every chance for success.
Become part of our family
Today Country Style is growing faster than ever but we haven’t forgotten what got us here. That is why we are looking for energetic and highly motivated franchisees eager to become part of Country Style’s success formula. If you feel that you have what it takes to be a Country Style franchisee, we invite you to learn more about our company.
On May 1, 2009 Country Style was purchased by the MTY Group, one of the leading and fastest growing quick service companies in Canada. This has opened the doors to co-branding opportunities with many of its well-known brands like Thai Express, TCBY and others.
It’s going to be a good day