It’s A Grind Coffee House Franchise

Last Updated on July 30, 2012 by DeanR

It’s A Grind Coffee House Franchise

It’s A Grind Coffee House is a franchise for a coffeehouse. It was founded in 1995 and started franchising in 2000.

It was founded by Louise Montgomery and Marty Cox. They opened their first location in ong Beach, California. In 2009, it was purchased by Praise International North America Inc. Their headquarters is in Irving, California. They say that they are one of the emerging coffee and lifestyle brands. They dedicate themselves to providing quality service to every customer that enters their shop. Their Vision is to be the most loved and respected coffee company in the world. Their Mission is their commitment to build a unified family that serves the highest quality coffee with personalized and outstanding service. Their Values is based on integrity and trust. They now have 106 locations in the United States and five locations that is owned and operated by the family.

What is on the menu at It’s A Grind Coffee House?

For coffee, they have the bold which is High Octane, Italian Roast, French Roast, and Espresso Bold. For Mild, they have Blend 49, House Blend, Costa Rican, Brazilian, and Colombian. For medium traditional, they have Sumatra, Papua New Guinea, Kenyan, Tanzanian Peaberry, Ethiopian, and Moka Java. For flavoured, they have Winter Blend, Vanilla Nut, Hawaiian Hazelnut, and Toasted Southern Pecan. They have iced and blended coffee and tea specialties. They have flavours like Triple Chocolate Mocha, Road Warrior, Wild Berry with Green tea Smoothie, Mango with Green Tea Smoothie, Original Iced or Blended Mocha, Mint Chip Mocha, and Iced or Blended Caramel Mocha.Their Espresso Favorites include Cafe Latte, Cafe Mocha, Caramel Macchiato, White Chocolate Mocha, Nutty Cow, Vanilla Latte, Cappuccino, Cafe Americano, and Espresso.  Other than coffee, other drinks available are Hot Chocolate, Spiced Chai Latte, Steamed Caramel Apple Cider, Italian Steamer, Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice, Hot Tea, and Apple Juice. They also have the bakery with bagel and cream cheese, bagel and butter or jam, scones, muffins, dessert bars, and selma’s cookies.

Cost and requirements on running It’s A Grind Coffee House franchise

You need to have a net worth of $450,000 and a total liquid asset of at least $125,000. Expect to be investing about $324,000 to $500,000. The cost of It’s A Grind Coffee House franchise fee is $36,000 with an on-going royalty fee of 6%. This is for a renewable 10 year term agreement. You will need about 14 to 16 employees to run one location. They allow multi-unit ownership. They do not allow absentee ownership.

What is included in the franchise package?

There will be two weeks training at the headquarters, 10 days at your location, and additional trainings as needed. You will be receiving newsletters and a toll free phone number. You will be provided assistance at the grand opening. You will be given access to the internet and to purchasing cooperatives. Expect to be attending meetings and receiving occasional field evaluations. For marketing support, there will be ad slicks, co-op advertising, and regional advertising.

It’s A Grind Coffee House Contact Details

Address: 17691 Mitchell North Suite A Irvine, CA 92614

Phone: (949) 265-0589


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