What it Takes to Own a Noodles & Company Franchise

Franchise Insights | Mar 3, 2022

See why restaurant franchise owners must be financially ready, eager to learn, and driven to do well for their businesses.

Investing in a multi-unit franchise comes with unparalleled support, access to a proven system, and a robust customer base. As an existing operator, you understand what it takes to make a restaurant franchise a success, and we have the tools to help you perfect your processes and scale your growth.

A Noodles & Company franchise is an ideal way to complement your existing portfolio with a differentiated restaurant franchise with plenty of room to grow. With smart operations designed with the flexibility to adapt to your existing infrastructure, Noodles enables you to strengthen the business you’ve already built.

Interested in owning a Noodles & Company franchise? See what else it takes to make your franchise the best it can be.

Key Traits of a Successful Noodle & Company Franchise Owner

You’re Eager to Learn

Our experience has provided us with a complete support network for training, product rollouts, and continuous improvements to your managers and team members. We share that expertise with you through our training programs, giving you the framework to build your new restaurant franchise. Our fully integrated technology systems also provide a complete support structure for labor scheduling, food ordering and inventory, and financial controls.

Your expertise in your market area, ability to hire the right people, knowledge of trade area development and following our systems will create opportunity for you to grow your business and your employees.

You Have Experience

You’re well-versed in the world of multi-unit restaurant franchising from extensive experience in the space. Along with proven operations skills, you bring a deep knowledge of your market to our franchise system, understanding where and how your Noodles & Company franchise will perform best. As a member of our franchise system, you’ll also be willing to share your expertise with our corporate team and others, continually working to better our company and expand our reach.

You Share Our Values

Do you enjoy bringing joyful moments to people’s lives? Do you appreciate good food? Do you want to be an integral part of your community with a restaurant guests continually enjoy? Our Noodles franchise partners know that so much of life happens around a table while enjoying a meal, and they’re excited to bring that warm, inviting atmosphere to their markets.

Noodles & Company is a mission-driven operation with a people-first mentality and a commitment to “always nourish and inspire every team member, guest, and community we serve.” We believe in bringing people together over a good meal, providing opportunities for team members to grow, and bettering the communities our restaurants are in. We’re looking for franchise partners that share our values and want to support their communities through their businesses.

You’re Financially Ready

Opening a Noodles franchise is an investment in your future, and you’ll need to make sure you’re financially prepared. As a multi-unit investor, you understand what it takes execute a development agreement. You have the financial wherewithal to develop multiple locations and are experienced with the process.

Learn How You Can Own a Noodles & Company Franchise

Are you eager to begin building a Noodles & Company franchise? Our ideal candidate is someone with established roots in the market and who is prepared to open multiple locations. Our focus is on building quality relationships with people who have restaurant experience and want to hit the ground running. If that sounds like you, then don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team. We’re excited to speak with you.


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