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Independently owned. Uniquely Canadian.™ Second Cup is Canada’s largest specialty café franchisor and the second largest retailer of specialty coffee. Our Franchise Partners play a prominent role in the success of the Second Cup brand, and with our continued growth and expansion we are always actively seeking highly qualified business people to join our network of franchise partners.

Owning a Second Cup café is a tremendous opportunity that requires relevant business experience and significant financial commitment. We invite you to learn more about the Second Cup franchise experience to see whether or not this is right for you.


“Second Cup affords me the opportunity to create a schedule that works for my family. I’m my own boss, I have a lot of fun, and I can hand pick the employees that I work with.” Marnie Kostis – Kildonan Place, Winnipeg, Manitoba

“When I found myself married with a young family, I found the travel was too much when I worked for someone else. When the opportunity to buy the first store came along, I saw a way of not only maintaining my income but improving my lifestyle as well.” Bob Riche – Multi-unit franchisee, Toronto, Ontario

“Owning a Second Cup café has given me the ultimate challenge in running a business and yet has provided me the financial and spiritual fulfillment I have enjoyed for over 10 years.” Alex Banousis, Franchise Partner – 5550 Monkland Avenue, Montreal, Quebec

“For over 12 years, the success of our business has been from our attention to customer service, consistency, and cleanliness” Taj Jiwani, Franchise Partner – 2592 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario

“Imagine yourself at the helm of a business where you have created a neighborhood oasis. A sanctuary that coffee lovers want to frequent on a daily basis, where they feel genuinely appreciated and can comfortably enjoy their time with you. This is what owning a Second Cup has means for me.” Jack Poladian Mega Centre, Laval, Quebec