Carvel Franchise for Sale - Ice Cream & Desserts

Carvel Franchise Opportunities

Carvel distributes its line of ice cream, cakes, pies and other treats in its own locations and in stadiums, club stores and supermarkets. In 1934 Tom Carvel opened his first ice cream shop in Hartsdale, New York. The company has operated retail stores selling ice cream and other frozen desserts and has granted franchises for these stores since 1947. As of 2018, Carvel operates more than 400 franchise and foodservice locations in more than 20 states and over 10 countries.

How much does Carvel franchise cost?

Carvel has the franchise fee of up to $30,000, with total initial investment range of $247,474 to $388,724.

Initial Investment: $247,474 - $388,724
Net-worth Requirement: $350,000
Liquid Cash Requirement: $140,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee: $30,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: $2.38/gallon
Ad Royalty Fee: $2.08/gallon

Initial Investment and Startup Costs

Expenditure Low High
Initial Franchise Fee $30,000 $30,000
Real Estate and Improvements Varies Varies
Construction Built-Out $85,000 $185,000
Architect $3,000 $10,500
Permits and Licenses $1,500 $3,000
Signs, Graphics and Grand Opening Advertising $ 16,000 $25,000
Large Equipment $78,000 $87,000
Molds and Small Wares Package $10,000 $10,000
Opening Inventory $7,624 $7,624
Training Expenses $1,750 $2,000
Initial Inventory Labels $800 $800
Security deposit $1,500 $6,000
Business Insurance $1,500 $2,500
Additional Funds $10,800 $19,300
Total $247,474 $388,724
Carvel Franchise

Support Options

On-The-Job Training: 80 - 90 hours
Classroom Training: 32 - 34 hours
Additional Training: Additional training annually
Number of Employees Required to Run: 2 - 6

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