An image of the Five Lakes, Fort Wayne, Indiana, Lima Road, Five Lakes Coffee ShopA giant red five floats above the water near a lighthouseAn image of the Kalamazoo Five Lakes Coffee Shop from outside


DENSE POPULATIONPopulation base of 10,000 ppl within 3 miles radius of location. Dense retail/ restaurant or commuter traffic.

DRIVE-THRUAbility to have a drive-thru unless downtown area with heavy pedestrian traffic like Chicago, or destination like Mackinac Island.

(Excluding real estate purchase)
$321,383 TO $579,283 to get up and running,
ongoing royalty of 5%, advertising 3%

SUPPORTOnce you become a Five Lakes franchise owner, our team is here to help you succeed in opening and running your store by providing support in the areas of real estate, construction, training, marketing, operations and purchasing. From helping you find the right location to visiting your store regularly to ongoing support in meeting and maintaining Five Lakes Brand Standards, we’re here to support you.

• Complete application for preliminary approval.
• Meet with Paul and Jared for a tour of a store.
• Roastery Q&A
• Receive franchise disclosure document.
• Discuss opportunity with advisors, accountant, attorney, etc.
• Ensure proper funding.
• Complete franchise agreement.

THE WORK BEGINS• Confirm location
• Store design and layout
• Buildout and equipment ordering
• Training
• Open your Five Lakes

This information is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise. It is for information purposes only.

Currently, California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin regulate the offer and sale of franchises.

If you are a resident of or wish to locate a franchise in one of these states, we will not offer you a franchise unless and until we have complied with applicable pre-sale registration and disclosure requirements in your state.

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