Camille’s Sidewalk Cafe
Description: The Camille’s franchising system is a step-by-step method for developing your own restaurant. Whether you are a beginning developer or a seasoned restaurateur, Camille's will take you through every phase of your start-up, launch and beyond. Opportunities: Multi-unit, area development and master franchises available in all states, countries, territories and continents. Business Type: Franchise. Minimum Cash Required: $40,000. Financing Assistance: Yes, through a third party. Training Provided: Yes.
"Camille's Sidewalk Cafe"
Camille's was founded in 1996 as a fast-casual style café that has specialized in fresh delicious food in a warm and sunny atmosphere for over 20 years. Camille's motto is 'Eat, Relax, Enjoy,' and you can truly do that in the oasis-like environment.
Camille's specializes in salads, wraps, deli sandwiches, flatbread pizza, smoothies, desserts and coffee. Camille's becomes "your" Camille's in that you can choose from garden fresh greens, fresh fixings, meats and your favorite dressing all mixed before your eyes, your way - your style! Want your choice to be in a wrap, sandwich or pizza instead? No problem! Your way is our way!
Choose your own unbelievable signature Tuscan Tomato soup or one of our other tasty creations. Or come in for that perfect meal replacement smoothie made fresh with strawberry, bananas and non-fat yogurt. Delectable dessert choices consist of a variety of dessert bars and cakes such as carrot cake, Chicago style cheesecake, raspberry cheesecake and many more.
Camille's also does a wide range of catering services including boxed lunches and trays for office meetings, banquets and parties.
Elements of success
Camille's has implemented the following elements:
Top quality training and support all the way
The Camille's franchising system is a step-by-step method for developing your own restaurant. Whether you are a beginning developer or a seasoned restaurateur, the support system will hold your hand from the beginning of site selection, through architecture and construction phases, to restaurant management training and your Grand Opening. Camille's's management training program is a comprehensive restaurant management course, covering every aspect of restaurant ownership and management.
Ongoing support focuses on communication. The company views its franchisees as its customers - exceeding their expectations is a daily goal. By focusing on communication and committing to excellence, Camille's dedicates itself to the success of its franchisees.
As the owner/operator of a Camille's restaurant, you receive use of the brand name, trademarks, recipes, operational systems & methods, and decor. Additionally, you will receive support in these specific areas:
- Facility planning on site location and architectural design.
- Specifications for fixtures, equipment and leasehold improvements.
- Assistance in site selection and lease negotiation.
- Corporate training for owner/operator and director of operations/general managers.
- Kitchen/back-of-the-house workflow design.
- Ongoing support from members of the training and operations team.
- Ongoing updates for increasing profitability.
- Efficiency in all systems.
- Favorable national contracts with suppliers of goods and services.
- Operating manuals, policies, procedures and business management systems.
Camille's culture - A "people focus" is a priority. Important to this culture is the understanding that people make the difference. Camille's has created a culture for employees where respect, honesty and dignity become the standard and Camille's becomes the employer and restaurant of choice.
Consistent, quality food - First and foremost, Camille's will continue to develop systems that will ensure the highest quality and consistency.
Quality service - In order to maintain its image, Camille's provides attentive and friendly service, always continuing to invest in better training systems.
Operational controls - Camille's utilizes strict operational controls to insure simplified replication of operations over multiple locations. This applies equally to product control and to financial control.
Retail merchandising - Each unit offers a limited amount of quality merchandise displaying the Camille's logos and designs.
Distinctive design features - Each Camille's unit displays a collection of vintage style artwork such as photos, paintings, memorabilia, etc.
In-store branding - Camille's will increase its awareness by developing its unique brand which will be used for marketing posters, point of purchase materials, menus, banners, etc.
Local store marketing, social networking - These will be the marketing media to remind current customers and to find new ones to experience Camille's. Two percent of store sales will be allocated for this cause.
Menu enhancements - The Camille's team will not only continue to perfect current recipes, but will also continue to research and develop unique and flavorful recipes and menu offering.
Master development opportunities are also available
We are aggressively looking for the right Master Development agent partners to assist us in growing out an entire territory. As a Master Developer you would share in the franchise and royalty revenue stream with us. We are awarding master opportunities as low as $50,000.
Camille’s is also proudly featuring the wonderful coffee and teas from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf Company, a distinguished southern California coffee roaster from the 1960s that has the finest tasting products.