Become a Franchisee

We're always looking for serious ice cream lovers to help spread our amazing concept and world-class brand! Please carefully read each of the sections below to learn all about becoming a Cold Stone Creamery® Franchisee.

SECTION 1: Franchise Overview

SECTION 2: Facts on Ownership

SECTION 3: Benefits of Franchising

SECTION 4: Steps to Becoming a Franchisee

After you’ve completed reading each of the sections above, if you’re still interested and think you’d make a good candidate, then we’d love to hear from you! Just complete our franchise application.

If you live outside the U.S., please read about our International Opportunities.

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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.