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Cora Franchise

Initial Franchise Fee $45,000
Number of units 128
Investment Level $500,001 ~ $1,000,000
Franchising Since 1994
Royalty Fee 6% Adv.: 3%


The Benefits
of becoming a Cora Franchisee

  • A schedule that offers balance between your business and personal life
  • A system designed for franchisees to easily acquire the knowledge to operate a restaurant and meet Cora standards
  • An experienced team to assist you in selecting your site, negotiating your lease and setting up the restaurant; followed by ongoing support through our Operations and Training teams
  • A private distribution centre for products under the Cora trademark and other food products
  • National and local marketing programs to support the franchise
  • A proven business model based on quality products and service
  • A successful brand with more than 130 restaurants, making it Canada’s leading breakfast and lunch restaurant chain

Balanced schedule

  • Our restaurants are typically open from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays. May vary from one province to the next.
  • What makes Cora Breakfast and Lunch a unique experience?
  • Amazing food the whole family can enjoy. Meals unique in their taste, quality and presentation:
  • A menu of Cora classics and new dishes updated twice yearly
  • A dedicated kids’ menu
  • Limited-time offers to complement the regular selection with seasonal products

Our food specialists follow food trends
and continuously work on:

  • Updating our creative and tasty menu, influenced by our guests’ lifestyle and food trends
  • Analyzing nutritional values, including a list of specifics: ingredients, calories and allergens
  • Assuring food quality control
  • Testing and implementing new food products and kitchen equipment
  • Monitoring and analyzing sales and food costs
  • Researching, analyzing and developing new revenue opportunities
  • Collecting feedback and reporting on operational profitability with franchisees

5 weeks of training are mandatory:

  • 4 days of theory: classroom-style training, including exams
  • 14 days of on-site practical training for the franchisee before opening: dining area, kitchen, fruit station, general management
  • Continued support for the franchisee and team:
  • Before opening to get things set up and after opening to ease the transition
  • Up to 18 days with a group of up to 4 certified trainers to train and help you and your team in your restaurant at opening
  • More than 100 online training videos available at anytime
  • Ongoing support through our Operations and Training teams, if necessary