The Benefits of Canadian Franchise Opportunities with Mary Brown’s

From 3 stores in Newfoundland to almost 200 stores across Canada, Mary Brown’s is proudly one of the fastest-growing franchises in Canada. With a goal to expand and open 300 new stores in 2022, we’re always looking for new partners to join the Mary Brown’s family. 

In this article, we hope to present to you all the information you need to decide to join our franchising team. The information will assure you that when you partner with Mary Brown’s, you’re partnering with over 50 years of proven growth and success. 

Top benefits of franchising with Mary Brown’s

Below you will find how we have used years of experience and innovation to build a strong business model that supports and empowers every franchisee in the Mary Brown’s family. 

Restaurant Model Options

Mary Brown’s proudly offers five different restaurant model options, which means we have an option that fits the size of your dream business. 

1. Stand Alone with Drive-Thru

Ranging from a spacious 2,200 to 3,200 square feet floor plan, this is the biggest restaurant model we offer. The perfect size to host happy families, groups of friends, or workers from a close-by business park. The model also offers the opportunity to make additional sales from the drive-thru. 

2. Stand Alone

Typically running from 1,800 to 2,500 square feet, this is another roomy option. Perfect dining or take-out option for busy strip malls, plazas, or town centers where people are either looking for a quick bite while on a shopping spree or a cozy and homey spot to dine after a busy day. 

3. End Cap 

End Caps are located at the far ends of a shopping center or strip center. They are highly desirable spots because they offer more visibility, accessibility, parking, outdoor space/drive-thru. The Mary Brown’s end cap models range from 1,700 to 2,200 square feet, offer great modern design, and are highly visible so your store is the first and last thing visitors see. 

4. In-Line

These models range from 1,700 to 2,200 and are located in the heart of a shopping center. This design will ensure that your restaurant is seen by all the store hoppers. 

5. Non-Traditional

A relatively smaller model offering ranging from 600 to 1,000 square feet, this design is great for crowded places where visitors may want something on the go. Usually located in Walmart locations, malls, airports, universities, and sports arenas. 

How we support our franchisees

We ensure that every franchise benefits from our support programs. The support programs are developed through years of testing to help you in every aspect of the business. Here’s a summary of all the support we offer. 

1. Training Programs

We offer all our franchisees pre and post-store opening support. This includes a comprehensive 3-week training program and access to a 24/7 online training portal for both the franchisee and the staff. 

2. Operations Support

The operations support team will guide you and your team with continuous support concerning daily operations. This will involve the implementation and execution of standards and procedures. 

3. Real-estate selection, construction, and development 

Our turn-key operation provision ensures that we have everything ready and set for you to get the business rolling. This involves demographic research and location selection, design and management of construction, and full support from our in-house team through the entire development process. 

4. Supply chain and purchasing

Our purchasing team ensures that the highest quality products are available chain-wide for all Mary Brown’s menu items. We also select our suppliers to meet optimal standards of quality, competitive pricing, and reliable service. All this helps in ensuring that all our stores offer a consistent product that is loved across the country. 

5. Financing

We also offer financial support which includes connecting you with an expert group of Banking and Business Advisors who will assist you with financing, loan inquiries, and the preparation of a business plan. 

How years of experience plays a role

With over 50 years of experience and a proven track record of building successful stores across the nation, we proudly claim to be one of the best Canadian franchise opportunities.

Over the years, we have strived to perfect our methodologies and systems. Moreover, we constantly look for ways to improve and innovate, stay ahead of trends, and use technology to the fullest. When you become part of the Mary Brown’s family, our time-tested franchising system will support you every step of the way.

All these years, we have always believed in working in a community and that ideal has led us to stay proudly in membership with the Canadian Franchise Association for almost 40 years, winning the Canadian Franchise Association’s ‘Franchisees’ Choice Award’  for 11 years consecutively. Furthermore, to expand our roots globally, we are now also members of the International Franchise Association

No Surprises

To ensure every franchisee has a smooth ride as part of the Mary Brown family, we strive to maintain full transparency with our partners by making sure you have all the information you need to know.

 This includes a full breakdown of what you need to know to get started from costs, financing, return on investment, to the process of completing the deal. After you’re on board we ensure our support team is available to answer all your questions. 

Your dream of franchising in Canada with a reputable brand is only steps away. See how the Mary Brown’s franchising team can benefit you today. 

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