Cold Stone Creamery

By Food Franchise Experts
Published in Ice Cream

Cold Stone Creamery Franchise Opportunity

Cold Stone Creamery is the ultimate ice cream franchise, beloved by millions of customers in America and around the world. Founded in 1988, Cold Stone Creamery has grown to over 1,000 locations in the United States and in nearly 30 international markets.

Now, after 32 years in business, Cold Stone Creamery continues to thrive by offering the Ultimate Ice Cream Experience:

  • a super-premium, artisanal ice cream that is made fresh in our stores
  • an endless array of mix-in combinations that allows customers to dream up their own creations
  • exceptional customer service that is full of cheer, song and smiles

One of the nation’s most beloved ice cream franchises is rapidly expanding

Doing business for over 30 years, Cold Stone has become a national institution, beloved for offering the ultimate ice cream experience! Their brand’s premium ice cream is made fresh in over 1,000 locations across the US, and in hundreds of other locations around the world.

As one of the pioneers of customization, Cold Stone allows customers to dream up their own ice cream treats, or choose from their popular Signature Creations.

Cold Stone is a quick serve ice cream shop franchise allowing their customers to choose exactly what they want. Brownies, Oreo cookies, gummy bear, butterfingers, and snickers can be mixed into a dozen freshly made ice cream flavors such as Cake Batter Ice Cream, sweet cream, chocolate and many more!

Ideal Candidate to Own a Cold Stone Creamery Franchise

  • People with a passion for ice cream, an enthusiasm for their product and the desire to be a positive, meaningful force in their communities - they teach them the rest!
  • No experience in the restaurant industry or service industry required. Only the desire to follow their business model and ability to be a passionate advocate for Cold Stone Creamery in their community
  • Community and customer service oriented
  • Someone that is interested in taking an active and engaging role running their business

Cold Stone Creamery Franchise Benefits

  • Cold Stone Creamery is an iconic business model that is easy to run and easy to scale
  • Ice cream is America’s favorite dessert!
  • Cold Stone is the leader in the ice cream franchise category!
  • They have one of the best rated products and the highest intent to return rate
  • Cold Stone continues to be an innovator in their industry
  • This is hospitality based business! They’re looking for highly passionate owners

Financial Requirements

  • Cash Investment (Liquid): $120,000
  • Minimum Net Worth: $250,000

Take the next step towards owning a Cold Stone Creamery franchise

To learn more about Cold Stone Creamery franchise opportunities in your area or to begin securing your territory today, please request more information below.

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