Steps to Ownership

The Brown Bag Approval Process

Step 1: COMPLETE THE LGA (Let’s Get Acquainted Form)

Your LGA form will be reviewed by our Franchise Sales Director and Franchise President. You can access the form here.

Step 2: HAVE AN INITIAL CONVERSATION

Have an initial conversation with our Franchise Sales Director and discuss your background, territory availability, and the financial qualifications necessary to own a Brown Bag Franchise.

Step 3: COMPLETE THE FRANCHISE APPLICATION

Once you’ve met with our Franchise Sales Director, please complete the Franchise Application.

Complete the Franchise Application

Step 4: SCHEDULE A Q&A SESSION

Schedule a Q&A session with our Franchise Sales Director and Brown Bag President and CEO. This initial call will provide you an opportunity to understand the vision for Brown Bag and ask questions directly to the Founder.

Step 5: ATTEND A DISCOVERY DAY

Attend a Discovery Day in Bethesda, Maryland. Your visit to Bethesda will give you a complete overview of what it is like to be an owner of a Brown Bag Restaurant. We will thoroughly review the FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document) and answer any final questions concerning the details of the franchise territory and franchise agreement.

Step 6: SIGN FRANCHISE AGREEMENTS

Sign the Franchise Agreements and schedule your introductory session with our team to prepare for your training session. You are now a proud owner of Brown Bag.

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