Believing that there are no shortcuts to creating quality products, The Original Brooklyn Water Bagel Co. ®never deviates from the old-world artisan recipe for making bagels and uses only the freshest, high-quality ingredients, including our proprietary water.

We are currently searching for highly qualified franchisee candidates to partner with us to propel the growth of our concept. Many current and new territories are available for the right individuals.


You must commit to spending the majority of your time in the day to day operation of your restaurant(s). Alternatively, you may designate an Operating Partner to fill this role.

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

You or your Operating Partner must have familiarity with the trade area that you desire to develop.

You and your Operating Partner must demonstrate the enthusiasm, drive, and passion required to operate a Brooklyn Water Bagel restaurant to our high standards.

Including all your partners, you must have a minimum liquidity of $200K per restaurant to be developed.


What type of support do I get with a Brooklyn Water Bagel franchise?

You get access to our brand recipes & procedures, vendors, training, store build-out & trade dress, website, social media, mobile ordering, rewards program, gift card program, on-going coaching, etc.

What are the Brooklyn Water Bagel franchise fees?

Our initial franchise fee is $35,000 per location. Our continuing royalty fee is 6% of gross sales and our brand marketing fund contribution fee is 2% of gross sales.

Do I need to have a location in mind?

You must be very familiar with the trade area that you want to develop.  We will discuss your options for securing a specific restaurant location during the franchise evaluation process.

Can I secure a territory to develop multiple Brooklyn Water Bagel restaurants?

Depending upon your qualifications, we will award franchisees for multiple restaurants (under an area development agreement).

What is the typical cost of a Brooklyn Water Bagel restaurant?

Our FDD lists a range of $632,900 to $797,000 for the standard in-line unit.

What are the typical store hours of operation?

At a minimum, 6am – 3pm/ 7 days a week/ 365 days a year




We’ve made the steps to franchising as simple as we can, and it all starts with a friendly conversation.


Get in Touch

We don’t sell franchises.  We award them to qualified people who can build on our brand success.  So, let’s get to know each other and see if it’s a good fit.  Reach out today by filling out the inquiry form below.


Once both parties agree that Brooklyn Water Bagel is a great fit, you’ll be invited to submit an application and a personal financial statement for franchise candidacy.  This is where we will collect more detailed information about yourself and any partners to help us move forward in the vetting process.

Schedule a Visit   

The next step is to attend Discovery day at our restaurant support center in Delray Beach, FL.  This is your opportunity to meet our senior management team and staff, view our operation, and hear more about the long-term vision for our brand.

Review the FDD

Reviewing our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) is the next important step in making your decision.  After you thoroughly review this document we will answer all additional questions you may have.

Sign Franchise Agreement

When you are ready to join our franchise family, you sign your franchise agreement.  This is when the journey with Brooklyn Water Bagel really begins.

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