Overview of Franchise

Thank you for your interest in a Handel’s Ice Cream Franchise. Handel’s has been in the business of making and selling homemade ice cream since 1945, a concept laden with tradition and success. Our ice cream is made fresh daily on premises at each location.

With many requests on a daily basis, we feel it’s about time to SHARE THE TASTE! We will continue to maintain the quality that has made Handel’s Ice Cream & Yogurt a family tradition for generations and generations to come with a steady, controlled growth.

A Handel’s Ice Cream Franchise involves the establishment and operation of a retail ice cream parlor.

  • Approximate start-up costs $220,000 to $680,000
  • Includes initial Franchise Fee of $50,000

All above costs are subject to change.

A potential franchisee may also have someone do a Build To Suit thereby eliminating the need for any construction costs.

Ongoing royalties:

  • Franchise Fees: 6% of gross sales — Paid Monthly

Please complete the financial application in its entirety. If partners are involved, have them fill one out as well.


In order to be considered, you must have unrestricted capital in the amount of $100,000.