Bakers Delight is an iconic Australian brand, and you can share that success with us. With over 40 years of experience as a pillar of the community consistently delighting customers, we have the right ingredients to get you there. Together.

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  • A brand you know

    We’re the world’s most successful bakery franchise

  • Our bread and butter

    The system we use for franchising is a proven success model

  • Be your own boss

    Own your business for yourself but not by yourself

  • Right to delight

    Take satisfaction when you realise your full business potential

$211k+ average operating profit over a 12 month period (includes receipt of Govt subsidies)

$1.09m+ average bakery sales over a 12 month period

50-60% bank accredited business model (circumstances may apply)

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  • Turnkey operation where the final ingredient is you
  • Benefit from our 10-year franchise tenure
  • 43% of bakery owners are multi-site operators
  • Comprehensive training & ongoing support

A recipe for success

Just like yeast makes bread rise, our proven training programs and support systems help your career rise too. There’s no baking experience required and you’ll be mentored every step of the way. Our recipe for success includes a combination of online and competency-based training where you are fully supported by an experienced Franchisee, your Area Manager and the Bakers Delight Training Team. It’s this support and our resources that are the right ingredients for setting up a successful business.


40 Years In The Baking

Bakers Delight is one of Australia’s most iconic brands and in 2020, the world’s most successful bakery franchise businesses is turning 40 years young.

Founded in May 1980 by husband and wife team Roger and Lesley Gillespie, Bakers Delight has since become one of the great Australian business success stories and has since grown to become a multi-national company with over 650 stores in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the US.

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Surviving And Thriving In A Year Of Chaos

It’s fair to say we didn’t expect our 40th year in business to look like this. Surviving COVID-19 was not in our original 2020 plan, but we’re proud with how we’ve navigated our way through the pandemic. We’re turning our sights to an exciting new era, and we’re ready to not just survive, but thrive.

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  • Marketing
  • Property Management
  • Human Resources
  • Production Innovation
  • Technical Support
  • Financial Services
  • Bakery Fitouts
  • Training
  • Supply Chain
  • Operational Support

How we help you secure the dough

Support for our Franchisees comes in many forms. From marketing campaigns and social media support, through to product innovation and local area promotions, everything we do is designed to drive customers into your bakery. We assist in promoting your freshly baked products, so you can focus on delighting your customers, growing your sales and securing your dough!

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Not ready to purchase a franchise?

We have a program to help current employees who have a passion, but not the funds to get onto the path towards franchise ownership.
Where to from here?

Manage To Own Program

Bready to get started?

Talk to one of our Franchising Specialists. Our franchising team is dedicated to helping you with any enquiries you might have. Let’s chat!

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The nitty-gritty. What’s required to be a Bakers Delight Franchisee?

  • You need to be a go-getter
  • Able to commit to 16 weeks without pay so you can undertake the full-time Bakers Delight training program to learn all the skills you need
  • Be an Australian Resident
  • Demonstrate a competent level of English literacy
  • Able to make a significant financial investment — at least 50–60% of the bakery cost
  • A passion for the brand and a desire to be a successful business owner
  • Be hands-on and ready to bake delightful bread for your local community

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