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Initial Franchise Fee $25,000
Capital Required $200,000
Number of units 170
Investment Level $400,001 ~ $500,000
Franchising Since 1969
Royalty Fee 5% Adv: 4%
Staged Coach Franchise

Investment Level CAD $400,000 - $650,000
Liquid Cash Needed CAD $200,000+


Made Fresh from Scratch™ is more than just a slogan. It’s our promise to YOU.

A lot of restaurants and chains are talking about freshness these days. It’s become trendy to make freshness claims. The trouble is, many of them are skewed to make their menu items seem fresh, when the truth is, they’re anything but. (We’re not going to point fingers. They know who they are).

At Mary Brown’s, Made Fresh from Scratch™ is a way of life. It ensures superior quality and perfect taste. This is real, wholesome, comfort food, made daily by Operators Who Care.

You’ll find that our approach to franchising is as fresh as our menu. Here are just a few highlights:

  • Truly, 100% Canadian, from farm to table
  • 15 years of consecutive same store sales growth
  • 50 years of proven success
  • 160+ stores nationally
  • Made Fresh from Scratch™ menu
  • Proprietary cookers and methods


Mary Brown’s Chicken & Taters has a 50-year history of building successful stores. In that time, we’ve perfected our methodologies and systems. And yet, we’re still innovating. Staying ahead of trends. Employing technology to its fullest. When you become part of the Mary Brown’s family, our time-tested franchising system is there to support you every step of the way.

Since opening in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador in 1969, Mary Brown’s Chicken & Taters continues to expand rapidly across Canada. We’ve more than doubled the number of our locations since 2007!



Mary Brown’s menu has been Made Fresh from Scratch. We prepare our food in each store in small batches for our Guests. No fillers, no fuss.


  • Sandwiches & Wraps. Featuring our hero sandwich, Big Mary®, handcrafted from a whole chicken breast.
  • Signature Chicken & Taters. We serve Canada Grade A chicken, delivered whole and fresh to each store where it is cut, breaded and prepared by hand; plus our Taters, crispy hand cut wedges, made from farm fresh potatoes.
  • All-Day Breakfast Sandwiches (select locations only). A fresh cracked egg on a fluffy biscuit. Featuring our Morning Mary chicken breast sandwich.
  • Snacks, Salads & Desserts. Includes mini chicken sandwiches and wraps, plus our 100% white meat Chicken Pop-Ins™. Our Coleslaw is made fresh at each store. Desserts vary by region.



Mary Brown’s is proudly Canadian. We are committed to local farmers, Canadian suppliers and the Canadian communities where are stores are located.


You’ll immediately feel our passion for this brand – and for your success. Mary Brown’s comprehensive franchisee support encompasses:

  • Real Estate, Construction & Development
  • Purchasing
  • Training
  • Operations
  • Marketing
  • Financing

Mary Brown’s Chicken & Taters is not just Canada’s largest quick serve chicken restaurant franchise, we’re one of the fastest-growing restaurant franchises in Canada. 
Are you ready to be part of our success?

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