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Handing Out Cups of Happiness

Paul & Barb Granados opened Lattes on Location in Richardson, TX, in 2003 because they love coffee and love people. They started by serving on-site coffee for a few employee appreciation events at local businesses and quickly expanded to serving coffee and other specialty beverages at all kinds of events, including weddings, birthday parties, church events, and more.

Lattes on Location has been serving on-site cups of happiness in the Dallas area for many years and is now offering franchises! Now you have the opportunity to operate your own mobile espresso and specialty beverage bar with a proven business model and a dedicated team to support you throughout the process.

Endless Possibilities

Lattes on Location mobile espresso and specialty beverage bar can serve up delicious hot, cold brew, or frozen coffee beverages, hot chocolate, fruit smoothies, Italian soda, and so much more. We can also add pastries and baked goods to bring the entire coffee shop experience to any event, including:

  • Corporate Conference & Events
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Neighborhood / Apartment Mixers
  • Grand Openings
  • Teacher, Employee, or Client Appreciation
  • Golf Tournaments
  • Graduation Parties
  • Bar / Bat Mitzvahs
  • Birthday, Anniversary, Retirement Parties
  • Doctor’s / Nurse’s Day

Passionate About People

While we’re passionate about good coffee, Lattes on Location is even more passionate about people. We love working with our customers to create the perfect beverage bar for their event and then crafting a personalized beverage for every guest. Our mobile espresso and specialty beverage bars are all about the people, the atmosphere, the conversation, and the relationships that are built during that time.

Our passion for people continues with our franchisees and our dedication to helping them succeed. Our comprehensive training program includes sales, marketing, operations, staffing, food safety, beverage preparation, business growth, espresso machine maintenance, and event management.

Do You Have What it Takes?

We’re looking for franchisees who are passionate about people and ready to dive in to running a unique catering business.
Here are a few of the traits we’re looking for:

Outgoing with an Enthusiastic Approach to Customer Service

As a Lattes on Location franchisee, you’ll be working directly with customers to customize their event and then providing on-site coffee service to their guests. It’s a lot fo face-to-face customer interaction and requires the ability to relate quickly and easily to people.

High Personal Standards & Attention to Detail

We value excellence, honesty, and integrity, and we expect our franchisees to do the same. The success of Lattes on Location requires strong attention to detail to create the right atmosphere and special menu offerings to add a special touch to every event.

Willingness to Work Hard Every Day

Running a daily catering operation is hard work. It involves a significant amount of local travel and many hours on your feet day after day. A willingness to work hard and stamina to keep up with the demands of a catering operation are essential or success.


Wondering about the investment to start handing out your own cups of happiness?

This chart represents the range of initial investment for new franchisees. These expenses are pre-opening start-up costs and do not represent any ongoing expenses unless otherwise noted.

Lattes On Location | Mobile Catering Coffee Van
Real Estate / Rent $0 $1,000
Market Introduction Program $500 $2,000
Furniture, Fixtures, & Equipment $15,000 $25,000
Computer Systems $1,000 $1,500
Insurance $200 $800
Vehicle $0 $14,000
Inventory $500 $1,000
License & Permits $50 $250
Dues & Subscriptions $350 $500
Professional Fees $1,000 $3,000
Working Capital $5,000 $10,000
Training $2,000 $4,500
Franchise Fee $30,000 $30,000

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