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Capital Required $300,000 ~ $375,000
Number of units 29
Investment Level $750,001 ~ $1,000,000
Franchising Since 1996
Royalty Fee 5% Adv: 2% F.Fee: $50K


A unique restaurant franchise opportunity - exciting and rewarding; Redefining the Cafe Experience™



Walk into a Symposium Café Restaurant and enter into a world of relaxation amongst the stone art walls and frescoes.

Symposium Cafe Restaurants is an exceptional food service concept.  We are an upscale, licensed and full-service restaurant with a unique Renaissance-inspired ambiance.

We offer breakfast, brunch, burgers, pasta, seafood and more with delicious, decadent desserts, European coffees and specialty beverages. All locations are open 7 days a week, from early morning to late evenings, and offer both indoor dining and relaxing, outdoor patio dining.

With our Renaissance period décor and visual enhancements, Symposium Café offers a warm and inviting atmosphere, tasty menu offerings and excellent customer attention.  We have received the CFA Franchise of the Year Award in both 2017 and 2018 and have been awarded as Leaders in the Causal Dining Category for 8 consecutive years.  We have been Redefining the Cafe Experience™ since 1996.



The Benefits of a Symposium Franchise:

Training (up to 3 months)

Talented and experienced opening team

Operations Team support

Full time in-restaurant Transition Tutor (10 weeks)

Comprehensive Operations Manuals with straightforward instructions covering the cost management system and giving you the tools that you’ll need for success

Ongoing symposiums help you with efficiencies, cost control and our proven systems

Trademarked and widely recognized brand with over two decades of proven success

Reduced costs through established supplier agreements




Are you ready to be THE upscale casual dining destination in your neighbourhood? Join the Symposium Award Winning Team.
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Jan 16, 2019

Symposium Café Awarded Highest Honours

Symposium Café is honoured to have been awarded the CFA Franchisee’s Choice award for 8 consecutive years as well as the Award of Excellence Gold and the 2017 and 2018 Award of Excellence Grand...
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