Le Macaron French Pastries – the leading French pastries and macaron franchise in the United States – continues to see a rise in demand for its franchise opportunity. In the first quarter of 2024, it opened six new locations and reached three new deals for the development of five new locations. The concept now has 67 locations open and 10 in development throughout the nation.

Le Macaron French Pastries franchisees opened their doors to the following communities so far in 2024:

  • Columbus, OH
  • Murfreesboro, TN
  • Long Beach, CA
  • Tarpon Spring, FL
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Omaha, NE

The brand also signed new deals, partnering with three new franchisees to continue their explosive growth. Liz Carpenter is set to bring one location to Thousand Oaks, CA, Jing Zhou and Leo Liu have signed on to develop three units in the Portland metropolitan area and Phong Nguyen will be opening a location in Orange, CA. In Q2, the brand plans to build upon this development success, looking/set to expand into Bethlehem, PA, Rehoboth Beach, DE, Raleigh, NC, and Cumming, GA.

“In our fifteen years of business, we have never opened so many locations in the first quarter of the year,” says Rosalie Guillem, co-founder of Le Macaron French Pastries. “We are immensely proud and grateful of the growth we have seen so far this year. We credit this growth to the exquisite products we have created, and to our incredible guests and franchisees for continuing to support us in our journey to bring authentic French pastries to the US.”

The investment to open a Le Macaron location ranges from $91,730 to $454,000 with costs varying based on factors such as location and model. Delicious menu items, coupled with welcoming and caring staff, make Le Macaron a wholesome specialty retail cafe for customers, and an exciting option for franchise partners.