Montreal - Quebec
Why should I open a Dunn's Restaurant?
At Dunn's we have perfected our own proprietary world famous smoked meat with a solid complementary ancillary menu popular with people of all ages. We have limited to no competition when it comes to offering premium Old Fashion Smoked Meat.
At Dunn's your not buying a job your investing in a business. We offer several revenue streams with the opportunity for 24 hour operations resulting in a quicker return on investment.
At Dunn's we focus on our customer's comfort and offer an Urban Vintage décor that promotes a table d'hote dining experience enjoyed in a warm atmosphere.
Need a quick lunch or running off to the game. From order to table Dunn's has perfected the "Dine and Dash" experience for people on the go.
At Dunn's we can boast 88 years and counting as the go to place for an Urban Deli experience and can offer several retail concepts. We are well suited for locations situated in dense commercial sectors, urban streets, strip malls, power centers and shopping centers with outdoor access.
At Dunn's our food quality is the real secret for our nine decades of success. In order to achieve the Dunn's standard in restaurant services there can be no compromise. We have implemented tried, tested and proven kitchen systems, restaurant operations and ongoing product development.
At Dunn's our ability to create adaptable marketing and advertising plans is one of our greatest asset in conveying to the customer what Dunn's is all about and another important strength to our longevity in the restaurant industry.
At Dunn's we offer a comprehensive training program, direct corporate communication and the stability of a well-established brand and company
Myer Dunn founded Dunn’s Famous Restaurant in 1927.
Due to his unique recipe and high quality standards, Dunn’s Famous quickly became a favorite among Montreal’s residents and visitors.
Today, we continue his tradition of excellence by offering a delicious variety of poutines, burgers, soups, salads, wraps and a host of other items that will delight your taste buds.
Throughout the years, the one thing that has stayed the same is our commitment to offering authentic recipes made from the finest ingredients. “Real food, for Real people.”
We invite you to visit one of our locations and experience one of Montreal’s favorite delicacies!Join
Traditional Dunn’s 1927
Concept: Full serve dining experience with a menu offering potential for 24H operation
Size: 2000 to 3500 square feet
Ideally located: Street in downtown core, high traffic residential/commercial suburban strip center, power centers in high density community, enclosed mall with direct outside access
The initial investment for a new build out can range from $500,000 to $800,000
Traditional Dunn's 1927 conversion
Same operations and suggested locations
Initial investment for a retrofit can range from $200,000 to $300,000
Franchise Fee $50,000
Concept: Fast-casual counter service restaurant with 40 to 80 seats with a shorter menu than a 1927 still offering a 12 to 24 hour operation
Size: 1,400 to 2,000 square feet
Ideally located: Street in downtown or urban area, high traffic residential/commercial strip mall, power center
Initial investment for new build out can range from $350,000 to $450,000
Franchise Fee $35,000
Dunn's Grab & Go
Concept: Deli counter service with ready prepared food. Maximum of 12 seats offering a 12 to 24H operation
Size: 800 to 1200 square feet
Ideally located: Street in downtown or urban area, high traffic residential/commercial strip mall, sporting arena, office tower
Initial investment for new build out can range from $125,000 to $175,000
Other opportunities: Food Trucks and Kiosk. Minimum investment can vary depending on square footage, equipment and design.
Franchise Fee $20,000
Training & Support
Dunn"s offers a comprehensive training of your kitchen and serving staff as well as your management team. It is essential for the consistent delivery of quality products and services. Our operation manual and guidelines will provide the information that will enable you to thoroughly know, operate and grow your business.
The franchisee and it’s managerial team will go through a comprehensive four week training program prior to opening that will cover food preparation, customer service, POS systems, ordering, managerial courses and accounting.
During the four week training program prior to opening your Dunn's franchise our training and support team will be in your store for approximately two weeks and then remain for a maximum of two weeks after opening.
Where is Dunn's offering franchises?
We are currently franchising in Quebec, along with all over Canada, the USA and internationally.
What are the next steps?
1. Complete our Franchise Inquiry Form and return to Dunn’s
2. Have a Discovery Meeting at our Head Office in Montreal
3. Leave with a signed Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) & Franchise Agreement to review
4. If you choose to move forward, complete a Formal Franchise Application and submit for review
5. Receive applicant approval
6. Receive finalized Franchise Agreement
7. Sign Franchise Agreement with payment of requisite franchise fees
8. Commence activity to develop your Dunn’s franchise location