How Lisa Amundsen Found Her Entrepreneurial Niche as a Le Macaron Franchise Owner

On today’s show, we’re pleased to welcome Lisa Amundsen and Leslie Kuban. Leslie is a franchise industry expert, and owner of FranNet Atlanta, and Lisa is the owner of a Le Macaron franchise in Alpharetta, Georgia. Le Macaron French Pastries is a modern take on the classic French pâtisserie which features their signature macarons, as well as gourmet chocolates, gelato, European style beverages, and homemade candy.

Le MacaronWhile Lisa has always enjoyed her career in hospitality management, her husband was looking to quit the corporate rat race and use his knowledge in finance and accounting in other ways. The pair decided to take a step back and open a business together.

Opening a franchise was the route they wanted to pursue, but they weren’t sure where to get started. They sought out the help of franchise expert and owner of FranNet Atlanta, Leslie Kuban. FranNet is a consulting service that matches franchisees to their perfect franchise opportunity. Through a series of interviews, assessments, and financial analysis, Leslie presented Lisa and her husband with five solid options. They ultimately decided on Le Macaron and have been enjoying the journey ever since.

You can try Le Macaron’s tasty treats North Point Mall and coming soon; Avalon. To learn more about Lisa’s franchise experience, be sure to watch the entire interview above.


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