Restaurant Franchise Profile: Marilyn Monroe Cafe


Hollywood glamour is coming to franchising as Marilyn Monroe™ Café is set to open its doors in the USA. The upmarket café experience is designed to be a place Marilyn would be comfortable in, not a shrine, featuring a relaxed but elevated design experience with lush organic coffee and tasty treats.


A renowned actress, model and style icon, Marilyn Monroe captivated audiences around the world with her charming personality and graceful cinematic performances.


Marilyn’s timeless beauty and charismatic persona are the inspiration behind Marilyn Monroe™ Café. To reflect her effortless glamour and appeal, the café provides premium food and beverage offerings showcased in a casual chic setting that Marilyn would be sure to call her favorite café.


Combining a classic old Hollywood glamour with contemporary design flair, the fashionable café features intimate banquet seating, plush fabrics and exquisite design details, creating a space where you could imagine Marilyn sipping her favorite latte and indulging in a luscious danish.


Through the Café’s refreshing beverages and delectable assortment of sweet and savory fare served within an elegantly designed space, it is their aspiration to delight your senses and make you shine as brightly as the icon herself.


When you step into the Marilyn Monroe™ Café, you step into the spotlight. Learn more about owning your own Marilyn Monroe Café here:

Bleak Economics of Low-Skill Food Service Work

This interesting article from Slate was published this week. I found it interesting because the author, Matthew Yglesias, explores the ways in which the food service industry is failing but also what companies might benefit from this low-skill labor. It seems that the Quiznos franchise could profit more than a Subway, for instance, because Subway takes a specific labor arrangement.

However, he also points out that the food industry is one that is uniquely open-ended that can provide the perfect environment for experimentation with new business models (like our personal favorite, food trucks!). Check out more about it here.