Fresh Soup Company

2019 Costs & Fees

Liquid Capital Required:$120,000
Net Worth Required:$350,000
Total Investment:$400,000

Franchisor Details

Subsector:Soups and Salad Shops
Total Units:100+
Year Founded:1998
Franchising Since:2003
Home Office: Southfield, MI
Franchise Gator Top 100 (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018); Franchise Gator Fastest Growing (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

Additional Details

Canada Offering: Ontario ONLY
Training: 17-days at Zoup! Business office and company store
Onsite Training: Ten-days before and after Grand Opening

About Us

Zoup! is the leading soup-differentiated fast-casual restaurant franchise that is defining the category with its premium and proprietary soups. Each location offers 12 hand-crafted varieties each day from our collection of hundreds of recipes. "Something for Everyone" nutritional options include low-fat, vegetarian, dairy-free and gluten-free. Zoup! also offers made-to-order GreenZ! Salads, SandwichZ!, TryTwo! Combos, baked desserts and beverages.

The Zoup! concept consistently receives accolades from local and national media and organizations, including: a #25 ranking on “Top 100 Movers & Shakers” by Fast-Casual Magazine, INC magazine’s 2016 “Franchise 500,” HOUR Detroit Magazine’s “Best Soup” and Nation’s Restaurant News “Hot Concepts!” And, in Franchise Business Review’s independent survey of our own franchisees, we earn high marks in the key areas of financial opportunity, training and support, leadership, operations and product development, and core values.

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Why Choose Zoup!

Franchisees Benefit from a Strong Brand in a Fast-Growing Segment

With the same "Everything Matters" philosophy that ensures quality, satisfaction and convenience for our customers, Zoup! has created the infrastructure, systems and support programs that give franchisees the tools they need to build their own successful businesses.

In addition to the opportunity to own a one-of-a-kind, exciting business that has a proven record of success, Zoup! franchisees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Leader in niche category
  • “Lifestyle hours” of operation
  • Simplified menu items require little prep and no cooking, which allows for a “front of house” focus
  • No sales ramp up or accounts receivable
  • An authentic, strategic and transferable culture
  • No restaurant experience required

Ideal Candidate

Zoup! is a great franchise opportunity for someone who enjoys working with people, is very organized, works well with systems and is computer savvy. No restaurant experience is required, however management experience is a must for motivating a team of 12 part-time employees.

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Please Note:

Zoup! is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Zoup! is also currently accepting inquiries from Canada.

Interested parties should have at least $100,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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