Sweet Paris Crêperie & Café, the famous restaurant chain specializing in sweet and savory crepes, hot drinks and more, has been recognized as one of the Entrepreneur Magazineit is 2022 Major New and Emerging Franchises. This ranking comes as the brand recently announced its intention to expand outside of its home state of Texas in 2022 – with four locations in various stages of development in Miami – in addition to launching the brand in Dallas with a three-unit deal.
Sweet Paris ranks #17 out of 150 brands in the category. The ranking is the brand’s second in the Entrepreneur category this year, as it ranked for the first time in the brand’s history in January in the publication’s prestigious Franchise 500® list.
“We are very honored to be included in Entrepreneur‘s 2022 Top New and Emerging Franchises List this year,” said Allison Chavez, co-founder of Sweet Paris. “Inclusion in another ranking this year is a testament to the passion and dedication our strategic partners and corporate team put into each of our restaurants to better serve their communities. As our brand celebrates its 10th anniversary and we we are preparing to open three restaurants in new markets this year, we are delighted to see the enthusiasm for the concept continue to grow alongside the brand.
The 2022 ranking of the best new and emerging franchises evaluates and includes the top 150 companies submitted to the 2022 Entrepreneur’s 2022 Franchise 500® ranking that started franchising in the last five years. Companies on this list are ranked by the scores they received in the Franchise 500 assessment, which analyzes more than 150 data points in the areas of costs and fees, size and growth, franchisee support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability.
The recent and upcoming development of Sweet Paris has strongly contributed to its success as an emerging concept this year. The creperie franchise currently has an established presence in Texas with 10 locations – seven in Houston, one in Austin, one in College Station and one in San Antonio – and the brand plans to add three locations in greater Dallas between 2022 and 2024. Development in Miami is also well underway, with a first site expected to open by late summer 2022 and a second site by December 2022. Growth in the Miami area will continue with two additional sites. which are expected to open by 2024.