Existing bakery café franchise at Forest Hill Shopping Centre

9 days ago

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Consider yourself a great food retailer? Our Bakery/Coffee Shop’s are famous for our food, that we make for you, and coffee. We are seeking like minded people who want to own their own business.


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Location Details

270 Canterbury Rd Forest Hill 3131
Forest Hill Chase Shopping Centre, Ground Floor

Marketing support

With our dedicated in-house marketing team we have substantial marketing support to centrally manage brand image, design and promotional activity. Furthermore we manage significant digital assets on your behalf including our full e-commerce site and social media platforms. These are yours to take advantage of when you join our franchise family. In addition to national marketing, we help you to set up your own local area marketing plan for your specific customer segment and area.

Training provided

Despite the simplicity of our system, there is still a lot to learn about the Ferguson Plarre way of doing things. We have an extensive training program to train you on everything from how to order a celebration cake to food safety and how to use our computerised point of sale system. Your Business Coach will work with you to ensure that your customer service team is trained in every aspect of the in-store customer experience also.



Customer focused
Hard working
Commercially minded

Length of Agreement

As per the Lease term.

About the Opportunity

Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses has a fantastic opportunity to join our franchise family with an existing store in Forest Hill Chase.

Forest Hill Chase is a Major Regional shopping centre located approximately 25 kilometres east of Melbourne’s CBD. Comprising over 200 stores with a strong convenience offer. Home to Coles, Woolworths, ALDI, JB Hi-Fi, Cotton On Mega, TK Maxx, Rebel, The Reject Shop and Target. With over 160 specialty stores, the centre also boasts a vibrant Fresh Food precinct. Level 3 has undergone a major redevelopment and transformed the area into a casual dining and entertainment precinct including HOYTS Cinema, Zone Bowling, Timezone, Lollipops Playland and Birdies Mini Golf Bar (Opening Soon).

No baking is required, there are no Royalty or Marketing Fees, but we are looking for dedicated and customer focused people to join our passionate franchise network.

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Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses has always been and still is a family owned and operated business. We have a long & proud history dating back to the 1800's. The Ferguson Plarre story commenced in 1901 and both families established themselves as household names in Melbourne. The Plarre family still actively own and manage the day to day running of the business from baking through to retail shop design, operations and bakery franchising. The family continue to embrace their forefather's commitment to quality products, service and innovation.


1st food-related franchise system in Australia ranked ‘high performing’ on the independent FRANdata Australian Franchise Rating Scale.
TOP FRANCHISE AWARDS 2014, 15, 16, 17, 18
Ranked #1 in the Top Food Franchises & top 10 overall

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