Elevated by fourth generation chocolatiers, the MilkShake Factory delivers handcrafted milkshakes and chocolates with a sophisticated yet simple operation.
Milk Shake Factory Franchise
Our family has been bringing inspiration to life with handcrafted chocolates and milkshakes since the turn of the century. Our love of chocolate has been handed down from generations of chocolatiers that came before us. Since 1914, we have crafted premium chocolates using our heritage recipes and techniques. We want to give other families and small business owners the ability to confidently bring the simple joys of life and magical moments to their own communities.
Why The Milk Shake Factory
- Be Part of Our Family – Fourth generation chocolatiers committed to creating a family culture
- Invest in a Timeless Business – Refined concept with strong economics that can successfully operate at scale
- Dedicated Team – Years of franchise experience to guide you through every step
- Certified Training Programs – Established certified shaker and chocolatier training programs
- Commitment to Quality – Century old family recipes, proprietary housemade ice cream, high quality ingredients blended with imagination
- A Sweeter Life – Bring the simple joys of life and magical moments to your community
“We’ve landed at this inflection point after a full year of focused attention for the launch of franchising, and for the future of our organization,” says Dana Edwards Manatos, co-founder and CEO of the Milkshake Factory. “From one location in 2003 to eleven locations today, we’re now ready with a replicable business model, proven unit economics, and a cost-effective store design that embraces the magic of our brand.”
Our Ideal Franchisee
At MilkShake Factory, we’re looking for franchisees who are passionate about providing their communities with a sweeter life and are motivated by a genuine care for people. If this sounds like you, keep reading to see if you have what it takes to join our team.
- BUSINESS MINDSET – Our franchisees are smart, driven, and understand what it takes to be successful in business. They’re able to identify opportunities and have a strategic mindset that allows them to make informed decisions that drive growth. If you have a strong business acumen and a desire to succeed, we want to hear from you.
- TAKE OWNERSHIP – You’ll be responsible for providing your customers with the highest quality desserts and a memorable experience. To succeed in this role, you’ll need to be passionate about creating a positive impact on your community and taking ownership of your business.
- FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS – We require that our franchisees have the financial resources to launch and support their business. To meet these requirements, you must have a minimum net worth of $700K, including $200K in liquid assets. If you are passionate about entrepreneurship and a sweet business, and meet our financial requirements, we’d love to hear from you.