Become a Cold Stone Franchise Owner
Cold Stone Creamery is always looking for serious ice cream lovers to help spread our amazing concept and world-class brand!
Did you know, Cold Stone Creamery® is one of the most talked about ice cream companies in the world today? And that’s just the way we like it! Renowned for offering super-premium ice cream for more than 25 years, people everywhere recognize the quality associated with our brand and are more likely to be repeat customers because of it.
When the Fun Gets Serious
If the ice cream weren’t enough to convince you, Cold Stone franchise owners are backed by a strong internal brand team with years of industry experience, those faithful ice cream fanatics who work at our worldwide headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Cold Stone Ownership Facts
- The founding store of Cold Stone Creamery opened in 1988
- We’ve been awarding franchises since 1994
- Over 1,000 stores operating in the U.S. and over 400 stores worldwide
- U.S. Territories Currently Open
- Single and Multi-Unit Deals Available
- Average time to open is 6-12 months
- Co-branding Opportunities Available
Our franchise ownership experience
Kahala Brands, franchisor of Cold Stone Creamery, is proud of the extensive support provided to our franchisees. When you join Cold Stone you’ll never be alone, because we’ll be with you every step of the way. Our dedicated Cold Stone team will assist you with:
- 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
Our industry experience enables us to keep the cost of entry and operating costs as low as possible.