Benefits of Franchising

Why choose Cold Stone Creamery®? Great question! Get more information on what you can expect and explore the many great benefits of franchising with us below.

SECTION 3: Benefits of Franchising

  • Making people happy since 1988

  • Customizable menu offerings, made to order

  • Passionate franchisee community

  • World-class training and on-going support

  • Experienced franchisor

  • Consistently recognized for excellence by many industry publications including Entrepreneur®, QSR® and Restaurants & Institutions®

Training & Support

We are proud of the extensive support provided by our team at Headquarters. From site selection to grand opening assistance, our dedicated team will assist you throughout your journey to your store opening and beyond.

  • Real Estate: Site Selection / Lease Approval

  • Pre-Opening: Store Build-Out / Vendors & Equipment / Store Opening Support / Training

  • Operations Support: Research &Development / Purchasing & Distribution

  • Training Ongoing Support: Grand Opening Services / Marketing / Public Relations / Creative Services / and More

READ SECTION 4: Steps to Becoming a Franchisee

The information on this website is for informational purposes only and is not intended as an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, a franchise; nor is it directed to the residents of any particular jurisdiction. The following states currently regulate the offer and sale of franchises: California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. If you are a resident of one of these states, we will not offer you a franchise until we have completed the applicable registration or obtained the exemption from registration, and completed the applicable disclosure requirements. Regardless of what state you reside in, an offering can only be made by a franchise disclosure document. In addition, several countries regulate the offer and sale of franchises.