Franchises

Big Licks Franchises – Now Available

Thank you for your interest in our franchise program.  Joining the Big Licks family will most certainly accommodate your desire to be a part of one of the best business opportunities around.  Big Licks offers you a way to enter the world of franchising, and the opportunity to be your own boss, and make business decisions that allow you the freedom to reap the rewards of your own hard work.

Here at Big Licks, we pride ourselves on offering what will be one of the most recognizable high-quality, quick-service restaurants in North America.  We also take great pride in watching people achieve the “American Dream” – owning their very own business. Big Licks Franchise, Inc. is a privately held corporation dedicated to the franchising, development, and marketing of Big Licks ice cream quick-service restaurants.

We once read an Ice Cream Quote that said:
If there was an ‘ice cream bible’ it would probably contain the proverb:
“Give someone an ice cream and you’ll make them happy all day” 
“Help someone own their own ice cream shop and you’ll make them happy for life! “

Big Licks believes that your success is our success and we’re here to help you every step of the way.  Whether you’re a seasoned professional in the restaurant industry, a novice, or somewhere in between, there’s a Big Licks franchise opportunity waiting for you to explore. We support our franchisees by providing real estate guidance, ongoing operational support, powerful purchasing, and turn-key marketing programs designed to optimize profitability and boost register receipts. We believe that the Big Licks system offers exceptional opportunities to potential franchise partners who possess an unrelenting and uncompromising commitment to Guest hospitality, food quality & hard work.  We gladly invite you to investigate further this unique business opportunity.

Consider joining the future growth of Big Licks, with many territories available.  Proven concept, proven leaders, and YOU.

Big Licks U.S. Franchising Opportunities

Big Licks is currently registered to offer franchise opportunities in the following States:

  • Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wyoming

Future franchise development opportunities are being considered for the following States:

  • California, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin

Big Licks will soon have franchise opportunities in the following countries:

  • Canada (Quebec & New Brunswick)

Note: If your country of interest is not listed, we have not given it a priority. Please contact us for future consideration.

If you are interested in one of the areas listed above, our qualifications are as follows:

  • Ability to develop 3-5 restaurants within your territory.
  • A restaurant location with at least 40,000-50,000 people (either residential or business people during the day & evening) within a two mile radius.  Protected development territories will be made available on an individual case basis depending on the city / town and the population.
  • US$200 Thousand in net worth (not including primary residence, personal automobile and personal property) .
  • US$80 Thousand in liquid assets.
  • 2 years as a restaurant owner / operator preferred. Or have management with the necessary experience.

Initial Investment:

  • Franchise Development fee of US$10,000 for each location expected to be developed within a territory.
  • Franchise License fee of US$25,000 for the first location within a territory.
  • Six percent (6%) of gross sales are paid as a monthly Royalty and two percent (2%) of gross sales are contributed monthly to a Production & Development Fund. This fund provides public relations support, in-store point of purchase materials, product development, web site development, local store marketing tools, etc.
  • The initial investment is estimated to be US$109,450 to US$473,700 for each restaurant depending on whether you are developing a Big Licks “Express” ice cream parlor or the more traditional Big Licks ice cream parlor and whether you are buying a building or renting. The costs provided do not include real estate and license costs. (Location must be approved by Big Licks corporate)

Should you meet all the above criteria, please e-mail a written proposal to:  franchising@biglicks.net

Legal Disclaimer: This website and the information contained herin does not constitute the offer or sale of a franchise. The offer and sale of a franchise can only be made through the delivery and receipt of our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). There are certain states that require the registration of a FDD before the franchisor can advertise or offer the franchise in that state. We may not be registered in all those registration states and may not offer franchises to residents of those states or to persons wishing to locate a franchise in those states. WE ARE CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN ALABAMA, ALASKA, ARIZONA, ARKANSAS, COLORADO, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, FLORIDA, GEORGIA, IDAHO, IOWA, KANSAS, KENTUCKY, LOUISIANA, MAINE, MASSACHUSETTS, MISSISSIPPI, MISSOURI, MONTANA, NEBRASKA, NEVADA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW MEXICO, NORTH CAROLINA, OHIO, OKLAHOMA, OREGON, PENNSYLVANIA, SOUTH CAROLINA, TENNESSEE, TEXAS, UTAH, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, AND WYOMING. IF YOU ARE A RESIDENT OF ANOTHER STATE, OR DESIRE A FRANCHISE IN ANY STATE THAT WE ARE NOT CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN, (i.e. CALIFORNIA, HAWAII, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, MARYLAND, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, NEW YORK, NORTH DAKOTA, RHODE ISLAND, SOUTH DAKOTA, VIRGINIA, WASHINGTON, AND WISCONSIN), WE WILL NOT OFFER YOU A FRANCHISE UNLESS AND UNTIL WE HAVE COMPLIED WITH THE APPLICABLE PRESALE REGISTRATION AND DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS IN YOUR STATE.