The Lunch Lady Franchise

Looking for a way to become a business owner yet still have quality time with your family? The Lunch Lady, Canada’s largest and most reliable school lunch provider, gives you the unique opportunity to be your own boss, work around your family's schedule and make a difference in the community. How great is that!

"I'm usually done in time to pick my children up from school and am fortunate to be able to attend my children's after-school activities and have dinner with them each night."

Franchise Owner

"I love owning a business that allows me the flexibility to have a work/life balance. Being there for my family outside of school hours and especially at night and weekends is so important to me."

Franchise Owner

EXCITING New Opportunities Available

As a result of the success of our franchisees, the Lunch Lady is expanding its franchise operations across Canada. We’re looking for new franchise owners in Ontario, Nova Scotia, PEI, New Brunswick, Manitoba, Alberta and British Columbia. View our hot communities here. Order Your Information Package to see firsthand what owning a Lunch Lady franchise is all about.


"One of the most exciting things about franchising has been the wonderful contribution new franchisees and support staff have made to the organization. Everyone adds their own special ingredient to the company, and as a result, the service we provide keeps getting better and better."

Ruthie Burd,
The Lunch Lady Founder

HOW does a Lunch Lady franchise work?

Each Lunch Lady franchise is an independently owned business. It’s a tried and true system that has provided success to our franchisees for more than a decade. Lunch Lady franchises award the right individual the opportunity to enjoy a flexible lifestyle and still enjoy a rewarding career.


You could be the next Lunch Lady franchise owner, fill out the form below to access our franchise information package and to learn more about the Lunch Lady opportunity. Or contact us directly via PHONE or EMAIL. If you are ready to fill out the franchise application, you can do so by clicking here.

In order to open a Lunch Lady franchise, you will be required to pay an initial franchise fee of $25K, with an estimated startup cost of $60-$100K, which includes the franchise fee and opening of a commercial kitchen.

To learn more about the positive impacts the Lunch Lady has on school communities across Canada, visit our website at

We are committed to ensuring your privacy and it is our policy to use contact information, (such as e-mail address, telephone number and municipal address) for internal purposes only. The Lunch Lady will not sell or otherwise provide this information to third parties.

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