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Franchise Fee: $15K

Startup Capital Required: $75K-$100K

Investment Required: $225K-$250K

Franchise Units Canada: 20

In Business Since : 1989

CFA Member Since: 2015

We sliced our first sandwich back in 1989, offering a fresh alternative to fast food. We bake our bread fresh daily, slice top-quality cold cuts before our customers’ eyes, topped off with crispy fresh veggies and pour on our famous Dagwoods Special Sauce.We provide you with hands-on training and teach all aspects of management, product preparation and service.Training your team is of the utmost importance to us.The keys to our success are our great sandwiches and our fast and friendly service.

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At Dagwoods, we’re proud to say we were created by Montrealers, and today we are still 100% owned and operated by a young and dynamic hometown staff.

We sliced our first Dagwoods sandwich back in 1989 at our flagship restaurant in Montreal. Our goal was – and still is, to offer a fresh alternative to fast food. We bake our bread fresh every day, slice top-quality cold cuts right before our customers’ eyes, top our sandwiches with crispy fresh toppings, and of course, pour on our most delicious Dagwoods Special Sauce.

When you visit any of our locations, you’re always greeted with a friendly smile, and made to feel like you’re part of the family. That’s how we’ve grown to so many locations all over Montreal and now we’re proud to expand to other cities such as Kanata, Ontario.

Franchise Opportunity
Follow your dream and become your own boss! Dagwoods is presently seeking dynamic individuals who aren’t afraid of working hard to realize their dreams. These individuals will help maintain the success that Dagwoods has enjoyed for more than 27 years.
If you’re interested in joining our team of Dagwoods franchisees, here are a few things you should know: Dagwoods’ concept is simple and easy to operate. Its low start-up costs and low overhead allow you to develop your business quickly and enjoy the day-to-day interactions with your customers and staff.

Why choose Dagwoods?
  • 6 week in-store training session
  • Support team with more than 25 years of restaurant experience
  • Proven operational system
  • Annual advertising program

Dagwoods provides all our franchisees with hands-on in-store training at one of our locations. You will learn all aspects of management, product preparation, quality and service.

Once you are ready to open your store, you will be assigned a Dagwoods trainer to ensure that you and your staff are ready to give the best possible service to your valuable customers. You will receive ongoing visits and on-site consultations and reviews. Training for you and your staff is of utmost importance for Dagwoods. The key to our success is our great sandwiches, the consistency that we have maintained over the years and our fast and friendly service.

For more information regarding Franchise opportunities, please call Spiro Krallis at 514-697-1309 or franchise@dagwoods.ca.

Q.: What quality are we looking for in a Franchisee?
A.: We are looking for motivated individuals who are entrepreneurially minded and are not afraid of hard work, with sufficient capital to invest and who possess a genuine interest in being involved in their business in order to provide the “hands-on” control required to satisfy guests and staff, and to build and maintain sales.

Q.: What is the cost of a Dagwoods restaurant?
A.: The total investment cost for a new Dagwoods franchise, turnkey, can range from $200,000 to $250,000. This includes the cost of equipment, signs, leasehold improvements, franchise fee and opening costs.

Q.: What is the Franchise Fee for a Dagwoods franchise?
A.: The Franchise fee is $20,000 for a 10 year term and includes:
  • Use of concept trademarks, logos and proprietary products and services;
  • Design and specifications according to Dagwoods’ newest look;
  • Follow-up and assurance of all interior construction;
  • One on one assistance with all pre-opening activities, including National purchasing and coordination with suppliers.

Q.: How much is the Royalty fee?
A.: The royalty fee is 5% of gross sales, paid weekly.

Q.: What is the Advertising fee?
A.: The advertising fee is 3% of gross sales, paid weekly.

CFA Military Veterans Program Special Offer

Dagwoods is proud to offer an exclusive 50% discount on our current Franchise Fee to qualified Military Veterans. It would be an honour to have you part of our team!