Pickleman's Gourmet Cafe - Franchise

Pickleman’s has carved an untouchable market position in the industry. With an artisan approach, we source clean and delicious ingredients in our products. Our unique recipes are proprietary and made fresh daily. We do it with a “Whole Lotta Love” for real food, our customers, and our franchisees.

What Does a Pickleman's Gourmet Cafe Franchise Cost?

To buy a franchise with Pickleman's Gourmet Cafe, you'll need to have at least liquid capital of $150,000 and a minimum net worth of $500,000. Franchisees can expect to make a total investment of $398,000 - $850,000. They also offer financing via 3rd party as well as a discount for veterans (10% off the initial fee). *


Financial requirements for this franchise:

Liquid Capital: $150,000
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Net Worth: $500,000
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Total Investment: $398,000 - $850,000
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Options available to franchisees:

Financing: Via 3rd party
Training: Available
Veteran Discount: 10% off the initial fee
SBA Approved: Available

Franchisor Details

Facts about this franchise:

Total Units: 27
Home Office: Hallsville, MO
Year Founded: 2005
Franchising Since: 2008

Join Pickleman's Gourmet Cafe

At Pickleman’s we strike the right balance between oversight and independence. We provide our franchisees with the tools they need to operate and make important decisions to successfully oversee their franchise locations.

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As a result, our customers aren’t just customers but fans. They love our exceptional service and delicious gourmet sandwiches, pizzas, soups, salads, and cookies.

  • Simple Process
  • Industry Leading
  • Quality and Balance
  • Sustainable for Life

Here are a few benefits of opening a franchise with us:

  • Proven systems and processes
  • Comprehensive training programs
  • Concise site buildout process
  • Expert support
  • Unique concept
  • Award-winning menu
  • Market availability

Why Pickleman's?

Our Business Model

Pickleman’s Gourmet Cafe is a family friendly concept that serves up our award-winning sandwiches, fresh chopped salads, gourmet soups, thin crust pizzas, and make from scratch cookies for dine-in, delivery, pick-up, catering and Drive-thru (where available). Pickleman’s website along with our branded apps allow our guests to order online for the speed and convenience they have come to expect.

What Sets Us Apart

  • Higher quality Ingredients
  • Proprietary recipes
  • Health-conscious menu options
  • Efficient production line
  • In-house delivery

Training & Support

  • The operation of any Pickleman’s is where the magic really happens! Each Pickleman’s is designed to scale their volume with speed and accuracy, being able to bake a pizza in just 3 minutes!
  • Pickleman’s extensive training program allows our teams to quickly train any new employees for success in a matter of days.
  • Pickleman’s General Manager Training Program is designed to give managers the knowledge to lead their teams to consistently provide our high-quality products and the best guest experience.
  • Pickleman’s Franchisee Training program consists of 6 weeks of training at one of our top locations to provide each franchisee with the necessary tools to hit the ground running.

Ideal Candidate

Franchising, combining our proven business model with your ambition, benefits our company, entrepreneurs like you and provides tremendous value to our guests and communities.

We are more than just a big pickle; Pickleman’s Gourmet Cafe has been bringing communities together through quality food since 2005. A huge part of what makes our restaurants so iconic is the amazing people. Our franchise owners truly embody “Whole Lotta Love” and carry it through their team. Do you have what it takes?


Pickleman's Gourmet Cafe is currently accepting inquiries from the following states:

Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Wyoming

Interested parties should have at least $150,000 in liquid capital to invest.

* This information may have changed since first published. We recommend that you always verify fees, investment amounts, and offers with the business opportunity directly prior to making a decision to invest.

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