Our Ideal Franchise Partner

What it takes
to own a
Noodles & Company.

Noodles & Company is looking for multi-unit franchise partners interested in growing with a unique fast-casual concept. As a values-driven brand with a reputation for inclusivity and collaboration, we seek out franchise partners who share our commitment to our guests and each other.

At Noodles, serving great food isn’t our only goal. We’re out to prove that ethical business practices have the power to improve our franchise, our communities and ourselves.

We’re looking for good people who want to own a great business.

You Have Operations Experience

You’re a pro at operating multi-unit franchise brands or have significant experience in a similar role. You know what it takes to grow a business and have the drive to accomplish your goals.

You Understand Your Market

You have a deep understanding of your community, including local real estate and trade areas. You have experience with the real estate process and restaurant openings.

You Put People First

You work to ensure your restaurants are welcoming spaces for both your guests and your team members. You understand the impact a smile can have on someone’s day.

Mike Lamb

“Noodles & Company runs a different model compared to other franchisors. They’re not in the fast food industry, but are in the restaurant business, and that’s what makes them special. With so many fresh ingredients and SKUs, it’s not as systematic.”

Mike Lamb Franchise Partner & CEO of River City Restaurant Group

Financial Requirements

$747,000 – $1,423,000

Estimated Initial Investment
Per Restaurant1


Minimum Liquid Capital2


Minimum Net Worth2


We’re growing fast. Make sure your market is next.