Interested in operating a Menchie’s frozen yogurt franchise? Want to learn more about the Menchie’s team? Join our next Discovery Day meeting and explore for yourself all the details on this amazing business opportunity.
The Discovery Day meeting is an opportunity for you to discover the details of obtaining and maintaining a Menchie’s franchise as well as share with you our concept as a whole. At the end of the meeting you can submit your application, which will carefully be reviewed by our Franchise Development Department.
Below are the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about becoming a new Menchie's Franchisee. For more information, or to get in contact with our Franchising department, please click the link at the bottom of the page to fill-out our online form.
1. What types of franchises are available?
We currently offer individual franchises, as well as multi-unit franchises. Individuals can also qualify for our Area Developer programs.
2. What type of training and ongoing support can I expect from Menchie’s once I enter into an agreement?
Your Menchie’s Support Team will be with you during every step of development! We provide you with guidance and consultation during site selection, in addition to assistance during each phase of construction. Onsite training will occur both at our Corporate Headquarters in Los Angeles, as well as your own Menchie’s location. You will receive detailed operations manuals, and our Support Team will help train your staff pre-opening. Even after your store is open, you will continue to receive marketing support, as well as ongoing operational and training support.
3. How much does a Menchie's Franchise cost?
Our initial franchise fee is $40,000. The total investment range detailed in our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) is between $318,000 and $1.52 million. The total initial investment varies considerably based on a number of site-specific factors, such as real estate costs, geography, and number of necessary renovations
4. What is the annual royalty charge?
The continuing fee is 6% of gross sales excluding tax, and 2% for the Marketing Fund.
5. What is the average operating profit for a Menchie's location?
There are several factors that could affect how much you can make in a given location. We do not make any earnings claims in our FDD, however our goal is to help facilitate your due diligence process so that you can independently educate yourself about store-level economics.
6. How long does it take to open a new Menchie’s location?
Once a site has been finalized, and a lease has been signed, the typical timeframe is about 3-6 months before your Grand Opening.
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