What do you think of when you hear the word gyros, moussaka and moutabal? The Cafe Mediterranean of course! People who visit the Cafe Mediterranean already know that the store is famous for!

If you are looking to start a franchise business with the Cafe Mediterranean, the look no further. This article fills in the blanks and answers your questions about what, who and how much!

About the Cafe Mediterranean Franchise

“In 1994, two siblings, Gonzalo and Giovanna Mabanta, along with Gonzalo’s then sister-in-law Marla Moran, put their heart, their soul, and their passion for good food and cooking into a restaurant idea that, in those heady days of the 1990s, was still unknown in Manila: a kitchen dedicated to the distinctive cuisines of the sunny Mediterranean.”

The Cafe Mediterranean started catering to its customers since 1993! That is more than 30 years in the industry and they have proven that with authentic tasting meals, good service and a proven system, a company can guarantee staying power.

Cafe Mediterranean opened its doors to the Philippine franchise in 2007 and now has franchisees in Manila, Cebu, Davao, Cagayan de Oro and in Boracay.

How to Start The Cafe Mediterranean Franchise in the Philippines: Details You Need to Know

For a store that measures 50-75 square meters, this is the costs you need to prepare:

  • Franchise Fee: P750,000
  • Basic construction: P1.5 to 2M
  • Equipment: P600,000
  • Accessories (Furniture & Decor): P350,000
  • Royalty Fee: 5%
  • Advertising Fee: 1%

Some FAQ About Cafe Mediterranean Franchise

I don’t have a location yet, can I still apply for a franchise?
Yes. We can help you with that. We get offers from malls from time to time.

Can a corporation apply for a franchise?
Yes! But the majority owner should be the representative of the franchise.

What is the space requirement for my Cafe Mediterranean Franchise?
Between 50 to 100 sqm

Return of Investment (ROI)?
More or less two years. This is not a guarantee because many thing can affect ROI, like market, time investment of the owner, sales and the ability of the franchisee to control expenses. The mentioned two years is when things go smoothly.

The Cafe Mediterranean Cafe Franchise

  • 1347 Agono St.
    Barangay Poblacion, Makati City
  • Tel No. (632) 896-8807
  • Email: marla.tanada@thecafemediterranean.com
  • www.thecafemediterranean.com

Pros Of Starting Cafe Mediterranean Franchise

  • Cafe Mediterranean is an established name with more than 30 years of experience in the industry. You are sure your franchise business has staying power and a proven system that will earn.
  • Projected ROI is short for a restaurant business.
  • Food will always be a need for people, so if you take care of your customers, you will surely have repeat visitors!

Cons of Starting a Cafe Mediterranean Franchise

  • The franchise cost is quite high and can be a huge barrier to aspiring entrepreneurs.