Join us & start Baking Things Better!

Our vision is to be ‘Australia’s Leading Local Bakery Café’ and we’d love you to come on that journey with us. Successfully operating over four decades we now have over 40 stores around Australia.

Our passion for food and pride in what we do shows in every product. We are more than fresh, hand­made, great tasting food and coffee – we are the place to meet, the place for a treat, where you will always find good food that puts you in a good mood.

At Banjo’s we are focused on enriching our communities by providing nutritious, wholesome food that’s handcrafted and baked fresh daily.

Banjo’s CEO & Managing Director, Jessica-Saxby

Join our team – we’re on the rise!

We’re a growing brand with a defined expansion strategy, creating numerous opportunities now available for business operators who want to be part of an Australian success story. We boast a proven business model supported by an equally strong customer base who enjoy fresh handmade products made from scratch on location every day.

Our commitment to fostering mutually beneficial relationships with our franchisees, employees and suppliers is a key part of our success. We encourage you when you are considering a Banjo’s franchise to take the opportunity to talk with existing franchisees to gain an insight into our franchise model.

We believe joining Banjo’s will be one of the best business decisions you will make and we look forward to embarking with you on this journey.

Jessica Saxby – CEO & Managing Director

More than a Bakery!

We don’t put all our bread in the one basket, there are a number of factors that drive the success of Banjo’s.

Banjo’s, Authentic, Baking Things Better!


Every product is made from scratch on-site by Banjo's bakers every day, so our customers enjoy the freshest and best tasting baked goods. Our food is not just a job it's our passion – we are committed to Baking Things Better!

The difference between Banjo's and our competitors is quality and consistency


Our recipes are crafted and tested to gauge market acceptance before they are launched across our network to ensure success. The difference between Banjo's and our competitors is quality and consistency.

Banjo’s range traditionally crafted breads, exquisite flaky pastries, pies and savouries, fresh and healthy salad products, delectable sweets, and barista-made coffee.


Consumers enjoy traditionally crafted breads, exquisite flaky pastries, pies and savouries, fresh and healthy salad products, delectable sweets, and barista-made coffee. Everyone has their Banjo's time of day - and we have something for everyone.

Banjo’s are leading the way with technology


Banjo’s are leading the way with technology. Back of house boasts technological advancements which enhance the speed of purchase, the customer experience, production processes, analytics and reporting.

What they say about us

Taimoor Ashraf, Banjo’s Darra, QLD

“I was immediately drawn to the team members at Banjo’s who were passionate, motivated and focused – that’s everyone from the sales team to the franchisees. The network has a solid framework, supported by decades of experience, which encourages their team’s growth and development. I opened my first store in early 2020 and am about to expand to another in 2022.”

Taimoor Ashraf, Banjo’s Darra, Qld

Todd Ferguson, Banjo's Moonah, Claremont & Salamanca, Tas & Park Ridge, Qld

"Banjo's is a great brand and business that supports our family life. I started with my first store in Moonah and now have grown to four stores across Tasmania and Queensland. I can highly recommend to anyone thinking of buying a Banjo's Franchise, please go ahead as you're guaranteed to get more out of it than you can possibly imagine."

Todd Ferguson, Banjo's Moonah, Claremont & Salamanca, Tas & Park Ridge, Qld

Natasha Turner, Banjo’s Warana, QLD

“We love being part of an Australian success story like Banjo’s, we’re so glad to have been able to get this opportunity. The business is easy to learn and the ongoing training and support are practical and friendly.”

Natasha Turner & Derek Armstrong, Banjo’s Warana, Qld

How we will support your business

No baking or retail experience? No problem. Anyone can join the Banjo’s team and create our popular, mouth-watering products. We’re right there with you to assist with everything you need from operations, sales, marketing and hiring the right staff.

Our team of professional bakers and consultants will guide you every step of the way providing ongoing training for every area of bakery production and retail operations. We provide continued guidance to enhance the performance of your business.

After your initial training, we provide continued baking, sales and barista training to ensure the quality and consistency Banjo’s are known for. We’re there to assist and support you every step of the way.

Our team of experienced marketing professionals continually develop innovative and successful campaigns and promotional activity to drive customers instore and online at a national and local level

The most important part of our business is our people. Our HR advisors are here to assist you in every area of people management to ensure you have the best team possible.

Every Banjo’s franchise benefits from having access to the latest information technology systems and every bakery is linked to the Franchisor through advanced technology.

We are well known for our innovative pies and delicious pastries, and we love hearing from our franchise partners with new creative concepts and feedback on product development.



Application & Profile

You will be asked to complete an application form and compatibility profile to assess your alignment to Banjo’s culture, values, work style and competencies.


The Numbers

Successful applicants will be provided with a cashflow template to assist them;

  • To understand how a Banjo’s business works, and;
  • Build out a cashflow so they understand breakeven and ROI.


Meet the Team

You will get to meet the team. This is where you get to ask all the questions you can so you can build out a cashflow with clarity on how the business operates.


Due Diligence

To complete your due diligence you will be provided with;

  • Draft Franchise Agreement, Disclosure Document & Franchising Code of Conduct
  • A list of franchisee’s provided & Site Visit.
  • Finance Broker introduction.


Meet the CEO

After completing your due diligence, now is the time to meet our CEO. The CEO will sign off on everything completed by you to date and award you with the right to open a Banjo’s Bakery.


Franchise Agreement

You are now ready to be part of the team. You will be asked to complete our Request for Information document so we can draw up your Franchise Agreement.

Let's start the process

Register your interest in owning a Banjo’s Bakery Café by completing the form below. We will then be in contact to see if Banjo’s feels like a good fit for you.

Banjo’s Franchise Enquiry

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