Java Dave’s is a unique coffee brand in a class on its own. For those who are considering the purchase of a Franchise, the owners want you to be as educated and knowledgeable about this fine product. We offer the most frequently asked questions and provide the best, complete answers to give you that education and knowledge.
Should you have questions that aren't here, or would like more details to the answers we have provided, by all means, never hesitate to ask. A well informed franchisee is a successful franchisee and that is exactly what we here at Java Dave's want to help you achieve.
Q. HOW MUCH IS THE LICENSING FEE
The fee is $500 every five years.
Q. ARE THERE ANY ADVERTISING OR ROYALTY FEES?
Q: DOES JAVA DAVE'S OFFER SIGNAGE FOR THE INTERIOR OR EXTERIOR?
Yes. We offer Menu Boards, Drink Posters, Logo signs, & Window Decals for the interior. Included with your license is a Java Dave's 22" x 22" logo sign. We can work with your local sign company for the design of your exterior signage.
Q. DOES JAVA DAVE'S OFFER TRAINING?
Yes. For an additional fee we can train you right in your location. The CD-ROM has training videos and recipes included.
Q. DOES JAVA DAVE'S OFFER FINANCING?
No, but we do accept Visa, Master Card, American Express, Checks, and Cashiers Checks.
Q. WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE LICENSING INSTEAD OF FRANCHISING?
With licensing there are no ongoing fees to pay. You still have the drink training and the quality of products. You control your own business, marketing, ect. unlike many franchise systems. You can add additional concepts to your business like ice cream or bakery items.
Q. DO I HAVE TO BUY MY EQUIPMENT FROM JAVA DAVE'S?
No, but Java Dave's does offer equipment packages that will usually save you money.
Q. WHAT PRODUCTS AM I EXPECTED TO BUY FROM JAVA DAVE'S?
Coffees, Teas, Logo Disposable Cups, Java Dave's Light Whip Topping and Torani Syrups.
Q. DO I HAVE TO CALL MY STORE JAVA DAVE'S?
No, but we recommend using the Java Dave's name. When people see the Java Dave's name they think of "Quality Products and Great Service".
Q. ARE THERE ANY MINIMUM PURCHASES OR REQUIREMENTS I MUST MAKE TO KEEP MY LICENSE WITH JAVA DAVE'S?
Yes, you must average $500 a month in combined product purchases that can include coffee, teas, cups, Torani, Davios, ect.. Basically any products you choose to purchase. You must offer espresso based specialty drinks.
Q. HOW DO I RECEIVE MY PRODUCTS FROM JAVA DAVE'S?
There are several shipping options available like UPS or common freight carriers. If you choose you may also pick up at our warehouse.
Q. HOW MUCH SPACE IS NEEDED TO PUT IN A JAVA DAVE'S?
That depends on your situation. You could be as small as a coffee cart, a kiosk, a co-bundle concept or a full size coffeehouse. What is nice is you can customize Java Dave's to fit your needs.
Q. I AM VERY INTERESTED, WHAT DO I NEED TO DO NOW?
Please fill out one of our applications, available here, and either mail, fax or email it back. After reviewing your application Java Dave's will send you a copy of a license agreement for you to review.