You Can’t Buy Love…But You Can Buy a Goodcents® Franchise

That’s almost the same thing. Because our customers love our high-quality sandwiches on fresh-baked bread. And our franchisees love the loyal following our brand has.

We’re not like other sub brands. Our commitment to high quality and freshness is what has kept customers raving about the brand since 1989.

Our Service Model Includes

Goodcents Online Ordering

Online Ordering

Goodcents Catering

Catering

Goodcents Delivery

Delivery

Goodcents Dine In

Dine In

Goodcents Drive-thru

Drive-thru

Goodcents Curbside Pickup

Curbside Pickup

Goodcents To Go

Goodcents To Go

So why invest in a Goodcents franchise? (Wait for it…) It just makes good sense.

And… good cents! (Sorry! We couldn’t resist!)

So Much Room To Grow

Area Representative Opportunities

Why Goodcents?

  • Proven Business Model – 30 Years Young.
  • 70+ units in 8 States.
  • Multi-Unit & Area Representative Opportunities Available.
  • Award winning training & innovative marketing support.
  • Dedicated team of operators to help every step of the way.
  • Unique capabilities and competitive advantages including Goodcents To Go, proprietary bread and cookie manufacturing.
  • “All-In” Start Up Costs $243,500-$362,750.
  • Franchise Fee of $30k for 1st location and $15k for each additional location.
  • Huge Growth Opportunity.

More reasons to invest in a Goodcents franchise

  • So much room to grow! With 52 of our restaurants in Kansas and Missouri, we have a lot of wide open space to grow. Multi-unit and Area Representative opportunities available.
  • We make a great product. Our award-winning culinary team has perfected the art of a great meal.
  • We have a loyal following. Our customers rave about our food… for good reason.
  • You get personalized support and training. We are here to help you every step of the franchising process.
  • We leverage technology. From online ordering and our new mobile app, we’ve figured out how to improve customer experience.
  • Our innovative marketing supports you. Our in-house marketing experts are always here to help you drive sales and brand awareness.
Goodcents To Go Mobile

Sandwiches Are Big Business!

Looking to invest in an industry with great sales potential? Look no further than the sandwich industry:

  • Sandwich and sub shop franchises make up 12% of all quick-service restaurants, and demand is growing.
  • Annual growth from 2014 to 2019 was 3.4% (burger restaurants saw just 2.6% growth).
  • Total revenue in this niche in 2019 was $25 billion.
Goodcents To Go packs

Goodcents is Even Bigger than Sandwiches!

  • A key differentiator is our Goodcents To Go line of prepared meals like fresh grilled Alaskan salmon and customer favorite Chicken Alfredo.
  • This additional revenue stream has been a major boost for our franchisees.
  • Goodcents To Go was implemented Fall 2019 and is now available nationwide!
Goodcents To Go Logo

Investment And Revenue Potential

Goodcents Sandwich

With so many revenue streams (online ordering, catering, delivery, dine-in, drive-thru, Goodcents To Go), Goodcents has high potential returns with a low-cost investment.

What We Look For In Franchisees

Total Investment: $243,500 to $362,750
(Refer to our FDD Item 7 for specifics on startup costs.)

Liquid Capital: $100k+

Net Worth: $200k+

Credit Score: 680+

$$ AUV $$ = $746,278
(Based on Top 50% of our stores in 2019)
(Refer to our FDD Item 19 for specifics on revenue projections.)

So much Room To Grow!

Goodcents is currently granting franchising opportunities for both single and multi-unit developers. We have a strong presence in most of the Midwest, and are actively looking for Area Representative franchisees in new markets throughout the U.S.

Goodcents Mr. G

Help Us Help You

Once you join the Goodcents family, we’ll treat you like we would our closest kin (better, actually). We’re here for you every step of the way, and will help you succeed as a franchisee:

  • Site Selection: We will help you find and negotiate terms to find the best location for your Goodcents.
  • Buildout:  We can advise or even supply you with signage, furniture, and equipment.
  • Initial Training: We make sure you are 100% ready to open your location with hands-on training.
  • Marketing: Our rock star marketing team will show you how to leverage our national branding as well as build your local marketing plan.
  • Grand Opening: Our marketing team will help you plan a grand opening event to kick off your success!

Hear What Our Franchisees Think

Goodcents Founder

Hi. I'm Joe, The Founder

Let me tell you a little about my story and what I think is so great about Goodcents.

I started my first business when I was all of six years old, selling lemonade. That experience lit a fire in me, and by 18, I had my own ice cream truck. At 22, I bought a gas station and used car lot.

Then I turned my attention to the restaurant industry. After spending 10 years working with the McDonald’s Corporation as an instructor of the franchise program, I was ready. In 1989, I opened Mr. Goodcents Subs & Pastas. Today, I’m proud to say we have more than 70 locations across the country. 

I love working with our franchisees because they are as passionate about the brand as I am. I’d love to welcome you to the family.

Steps to Ownership

Ready to open your own Goodcents? Here’s what you can expect:

2
Step - Introduction Call (5-10 mins)

Introduction Call (5-10 mins)

We’ll answer initial questions and talk about qualifications.

3
Step - Exploratory Call (15-20 mins)

Exploratory Call (15-20 mins)

We’ll get to know each other further and share details on how we help you to succeed.

4
Step - Schedule FDD review (15-20 mins)

Schedule FDD review (15-20 mins)

Speak with Director of Franchise Development to ask questions and get answers.

5
Step - Application

Application

Tell us all about yourself, your finances, and your pets. (Well, maybe not your pets)

6
Step - Discovery Day

Discovery Day

Visit our Support Center, tour our state-of-the-art breadmaking facility, and meet team members who will be supporting you.

7
Step - Franchise Agreements

Franchise Agreements

Upon mutual agreement, we will send you your Franchise Agreement and run a background and credit check on you.

8
Step - YOU are a Franchisee of Goodcents!

YOU are a Franchisee of Goodcents!

Plug into our brand, and aggressively start the site selection, training, and on-boarding process!

2
Step - Introduction Call (5-10 mins)

Introduction Call (5-10 mins)

We’ll answer initial questions and talk about qualifications.

3
Step - Exploratory Call (15-20 mins)

Exploratory Call (15-20 mins)

We’ll get to know each other further and share details on how we help you to succeed.

4
Step - Schedule FDD review (15-20 mins)

Schedule FDD review (15-20 mins)

Speak with Director of Franchise Development to ask questions and get answers.

5
Step - Application

Application

Tell us all about yourself, your finances, and your pets. (Well, maybe not your pets)

6
Step - Discovery Day

Discovery Day

Visit our Support Center, tour our state-of-the-art breadmaking facility, and meet team members who will be supporting you.

7
Step - Franchise Agreements

Franchise Agreements

Upon mutual agreement, we will send you your Franchise Agreement and run a background and credit check on you.

8
Step - YOU are a Franchisee of Goodcents!

YOU are a Franchisee of Goodcents!

Plug into our brand, and aggressively start the site selection, training, and on-boarding process!