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Want to own a Bagel Nook?

We started humbly but with a grand plan: To create the finest, most craziest bagels this world has ever tasted. And with nothing but passion, love and a dream, we’re growing our brand. 

We are currently searching for qualified franchisee candidates to partner with us to propel the growth of our concept throughout the East Coast.


We are looking for owner operators  

who can commit to spending the majority of your time in the operation of your Bagel Nook(s). You also may designate an Operating Partner to fill this role.

You or your Operating Partner must have experience as an operator in QSR, fast casual, restaurant dining, or a retail business.

You and your Operating Partner must demonstrate the enthusiasm, drive, and passion required to operate a Bagel Nook to our high standards. We are a fun and friendly establishment who strives to be a staple to the families within our communities.


What type of support do I get with The Bagel Nook franchise?

You get access to our brand recipes & procedures, vendors, training, store build-out & design with hands on assistance, website, social media, gift card program, on-going coaching, etc.

What are The Bagel Nook franchise fees?

Our initial franchise fee is $30,000 per location. Our continuing royalty fee is 6% of net sales and our brand marketing fund contribution fee is 1% of net sales.

Do I need to have locations in mind?

You should be very familiar with the area that you want to develop your location in .We will discuss your options for securing a specific restaurant location during the franchise evaluation process. We work very closely with many different brokers, who can assist on finding a location. 

Can I secure a territory to develop multiple locations of The Bagel Nook?

Depending upon qualifications and circumstances a multi unit location would be an option . A territory agreement would be considered in undeveloped areas too. 

What is the typical opening cost of a Bagel Nook?

Our FDD lists a range of $260,000 to $500,000 for the standard in-line unit.  This cost does not take into consideration any tenant improvement money, credits, or work provided by the landlord/property management to reduce overall costs

Getting Started 

It is a a very simple process. Fill out our form below and one of our team members will be in contact with you.


Once you feel you want to move forward you will be able to apply to become a Bagel Nook Franchisee. We will then need some more detailed information about yourself and your partners. You will then have the opportunity to review our Franchise Disclosure Document. 

Due Diligence

Review our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).  The FDD is an extremely detailed document that will provide the detail necessary for you to make an informed decision about our franchise offering. We will then discuss the area(s) you would like to pursue. The Bagel Nook will conduct a background and credit check on the franchise candidate(s).

Discovery Day   

Come out to where is all began at our original location in Freehold, NJ. You will meet The Bagel Nook team.

Approval Committee

The Bagel Nook Team will meets to discuss the approval of your application to become a Bagel Nook Franchisee. 

Final Franchise Step!

We sign and execute the franchise agreement and/or multi-unit operator agreement. This is when the journey with The Bagel Nook really begins.Hope to hear from you soon!

Great opportunity to be a part of a fast growing fun brand!

There's no other restaurant, fast-casual chain, or bagel shop offers the variety, quality, or the fun environment that can be found at The Bagel Nook. It can all be yours when you join us as a Bagel Nook franchise owner.

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