02 Jun 2020 - Paris Baguette, which has nearly 85 corporate and franchise bakery-cafes in the U.S. and more than 3,500 internationally, is hoping to expand into Toronto.
"Our rich history of more than 70 years in the baking business coupled with our global identity is sure to resonate with the diverse population of Toronto," Gregg Koffler, VP of Franchise Sales and Development, said in a company press release. "Fast casual restaurants continue to outpace industry growth and we see a great deal of opportunity for business owners in this urban market."
Known for its assortment of cakes, pastries and breads, Paris Baguette is seeking multi-unit owners and area developers who are passionate about the business and their communities, Koffler said.
"We offer versatile store footprints and our concept succeeds in a variety of environments, from urban centers to suburban shopping centers," he said. "Though the restaurant industry is facing unique challenges at this time, we're seeing positive steps being taken to support our industry and business owners. Based on this outlook, we are bullish about the long-term prospects of owning a Paris Baguette franchise and are eager to meet with the best-in-class operators in this city."