“Thank you for your interest in a Handel’s Ice Cream franchise. Handel’s has been in the business of making and selling fresh homemade ice cream since 1945, and we still do it every day at every location. With that comes a multitude of traditions, success and steady, intentional growth.
We’re looking for franchisees who want to make delicious ice cream with proven recipes and procedures, maintain our commitment to the highest quality, provide an exceptional customer experience, engage actively in their communities, and pursue excellence and sustained growth in their business. If that sounds like you, we’d love to learn more about you, and explore how you could fit into the Handel’s family.“
Financials and Estimated Operating Costs
A Handel’s Ice Cream Franchise involves the establishment and operation of a retail ice cream parlor.
- Approximate start-up costs $225,000 to $725,000
- Includes initial Franchise Fee of $50,000
- Ongoing royalties: 6% of gross sales paid monthly as Franchise Fees
- All above costs are subject to change
In order to be considered, you must have a net worth of $500,000 and unrestricted capital in the amount of $250,000 (based on cash and convertible non-retirement investments).
Our Priority Growth Markets
We are currently focusing our search for franchisees in selected markets, including:
- Atlanta, GA
- Birmingham, AL
- Charlotte, NC
- Dallas / Ft. Worth, TX
- Denver, CO
- Houston, TX
- Los Angeles, CA
- Nashville, TN
- Raleigh / Durham, NC
- San Antonio, TX
- San Francisco Bay Area, CA
- Washington D.C. / Baltimore, MD Area