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Sandella’s is the largest and fastest growing
flatbread concept in the World!

Learn why Restaurants & Institutions Magazine listed Sandella’s as a Top 400 Restaurant Chain, why Restaurant Business Magazine named Sandella’s to its 2006 ‘Future 50’ List for Entrepreneurs and why QSR Magazine called Sandella's "One to Watch" in June of 2007…

Low start up costs from $147,400 to $225,250! per Sandella’s UFOC

Founded in 1994 in West Redding Connecticut, Sandella’s Flatbread is an upscale, fast casual Café serving premium quality, health-conscious and great tasting menu items served on Sandellas proprietary brick oven flatbread. Sandella’s serves the most popular grilled flatbreads, sandwiches, paninis, quesadillas, & salads – all made using our delicious, brick oven flatbread. We also feature specialty coffee drinks and 100% crushed fruit smoothies! Sandella’s has over 125 units open and 400 more in development across the USA.

“Flatbread is emerging as the hottest thing since sliced bread.”
USA Today March ‘07


  • Low start up costs from $147,400 to $225,250
  • Proven concept in 125+ locations
  • Overall ease of operations
  • Easy food prep – no cooking from scratch
  • All items prepared in 4 steps or less
  • Healthy menu items: NO trans fat, low fat/calorie items
  • Listed in Weight Watchers points guide
  • Efficient purchasing and labor systems
  • Proprietary, quality product and flatbread
  • Simple construction / build out

Sandella's is proud of our own distinctive, premium quality, 3-layer brick oven flatbread! Our flatbread is all-natural, does not contain any artificial flavors or colors, and is the perfect complement to a healthy diet, as it is trans-fat free, low fat, low calorie and kosher.  And most importantly, simply delicious!

Franchise Support
Sandella’s offers a comprehensive support package to our franchisees, including but not limited to:

  • Business Planning
  • Real Estate
  • Architecture & Construction
  • Marketing, Promotions & Grand Openings
  • Comprehensive Training Programs
  • Technology Systems & Franchisee Intranet
  • FAQS

    Q: What size is a prototypical Sandella’s Flatbread?

    A: The traditional Sandella’s prototype is 1,000-1,500 sq. ft. and our non-traditional format is 500-700 sq. ft.

    Q: Is financing available?

    A: Financing may be available via third party lenders. Sandella’s Flatbread is approved by the SBA Franchise Registry. The SBA Franchise Registry has streamlined eligibility guidelines and operating procedures that will reduce costs and processing time, making the SBA loan application process as fast and easy as possible.

    Q: Do you assist with site selection?

    A: Yes. Sandella’s has a full real estate system to help you with market analysis, site analysis, lease negotiations, and other tools to help you secure high potential locations

    Q: Who is your customer target?

    A: Sandellas tends to appeal slightly more to women but in general our target customers are young couples, young families and young singles ages 25-45, that are health conscious, college educated, with household incomes of $50,000+, that lead busy lives, are concerned about health, and are familiar with new sophisticated tastes.

    Q: What do we look for in a franchisee?
    A: We seek individuals who are entrepreneurially minded, with sufficient capital to invest and who possess a genuine interest in being involved in their business to provide the “hands on” control required to satisfy customers and staff.

    Q: I’m interested! What is the next step?

    A: The next step is to complete the short information form below. A Sandella's Director of Development will contact you shortly to review the franchise opportunity in greater detail!
    Learn More Today! Please fill out the short form below, and a Director of Development will be in touch to share more information about Sandella’s Flatbread!  

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