October 17, 2017 // Franchising.com // San Diego, Calif. - Le Macaron French Pastries, an Florida-based elegant French patisserie franchise, recently announced plans to introduce more than 15 locations in targeted communities throughout California. The community-focused brand will ignite growth through strategic franchise partnerships and aims to open the new locations within the next five years.
The brand currently has more than 50 locations across the nation with four located in California. Kick starting efforts are two locations in development in San Diego that are slated to open by 2018. In addition to San Diego, Le Macaron French Pastries is targeting Costa Mesa, Huntington Beach, and Newport Beach. Already finding success in the market is franchisee Hassia Kateb whose Santa Barbara location has been in operation since May 2016.
“Santa Barbara has proven to be the perfect market for my Le Macaron French Pastries location,” stated Kateb. “A great foodie community, we’ve developed a loyal-fan base throughout the community proving our original and authentic macarons are unparalleled in the market. With folks traveling to us from across the state, we look forward to watching Le Macaron further expand their presence throughout California.”
Founded by France natives and mother-daughter team Rosalie Guillem and Audrey Saba, Le Macaron French Pastries provides an authentic French experience for Americans nationwide. Upon entering, guests are greeted with brilliant colors and a modern interior complemented with traditional music playing throughout the café. Offering more than 20 flavors of macarons, as well as seasonal flavors, the menu extends to include pastries, gelato, coffee, cakes, éclairs, and more. Known for providing guests with a light dessert with lesser calories, the French patisserie has grown to over 50 locations through strategic franchise partnerships.
“California draws many parallels to our native area of France, being rich in culture with a thriving economy,” stated Rosalie Guillem, CEO and co-founder of Le Macaron French Pastries. “A prime state for expansion, we look forward to increasing our footprint through the state with franchise partners to help give all California residents access to our little bites of heaven known as macarons.”
Offering an attractive investment opportunity with limited competition, franchisees can expect an investment ranging from between $91,750 to $127,000 for a cart and $146,000 to $375,500 for a traditional café. All of Le Macaron French Pastries products are made in the kitchen headquarters, eliminating the need for a full kitchen space. Interested parties should have a strong desire to own a business, as well as a passion for the dessert space and success.
For more information on the Le Macaron French Pastries franchise opportunity please visit http://lemacaronfranchise.com/.
Founded in 2009 by Rosalie Guillem and her daughter Audrey, Le Macaron French Pastries is an elegant French patisserie that offers guests the finest, authentic French macarons and pastries. Headquartered in Sarasota, Fl., the brand began franchising in 2012 and has since grown to more than 50 locations across the U.S. Le Macaron French Pastries is ranked on Inc. 5,000 2016, as well as in the Top 100 Food and Beverage category by Entrepreneur and hold a No. 9 ranking in the baked goods category. For more information, visit http://lemacaron-us.com/.
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