How to become a Frost Gelato Franchisee

Franchise Requirements:

  • Fee: $42,500 per location
  • Royalty: 5% of gross sales or $1,000 minimum per month
  • Total Initial Investment: $319,800 to $773,700 (franchise fee included)
  • Franchise Term: 10 years (with options)
  • Minimum Net Worth: $750,000
  • Lease Term: Each franchise location should be leased in conjunction with the franchise terms. This arrangement would include a ten-year lease with a minimum of two five-year options.

Submit a Request for Information: If you meet our minimum financial requirements (minimum of $750,000 net worth) and reside in one of the regional areas that we are offering opportunities for franchising, then complete the online Request for Information Form.

Formal Application: Upon a favorable outcome of our review to your response in providing us with background information, we will ask you to complete and submit a formal application that will include a history of your business/employment experience, special training/education, financial statement, references and an authorization to run a credit/background check. After you complete the application, the Frost Gelato Franchising Team will provide you with the Franchise Disclosure Document (“FDD”).

Discovery Day: We will schedule for you to visit our operation in Tucson, Arizona, where you will have a true Frost experience so we can show you how the Frost “magic” happens.

Award Notification: Following Discovery Day, we will notify successful applicants of our choice to award them a Frost Franchisee.