Chocolate Works

Chocolate Works is a fun, interactive and experiential chocolate store. It is the closest thing to Willy Wonka's factory located in your neighborhood shopping center. Typical stores are 2,000 sq ft , located in neighborhood shopping centers or Main St. centers. Stores sell a wide selection of chocolates, candies, gift baskets, molded chocolate items and more. Each location has working equipment that was designed specifically to sit on the retail floor for customers to see and participate in the production. Each Chocolate Works location is built with a dedicated party room and offers a range of activities and classes at the store including, birthday parties, ladies night, date night, camps, workshops, office parties, girl scouts troops and more. Whether you are 5 or 65, customers love becoming a chocolatier for the day at our signature parties.

Chocolate Works offers incredible scalability out of a single location in a fun retail environment, with short hours and few employees. With 4 distinct revenue streams and the support of a 24,000 sq ft production center to assist franchisees, Chocolate Works offers its franchisees a fun and lucrative business model.

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Chocolate Works

Chocolate Works Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022


Chocolate Works is an interactive concept transforming the corner candy shop into an experiential chocolate store with the security of brick and mortar, the margins of a service business, and the scalability of a B2B model.

Kids and adults of all ages are invited to indulge in a hands-on learning experience molding, decorating, dipping, enrobing and crafting their very own chocolate and candy creations.

Franchisees have no territory restrictions on corporate/commercial orders and with the corporate factory to help franchisees with production of large orders, franchisees can truly build a HUGE business with chocolate works.

Company Details

Established: 2013
First Unit Franchised: 2013
Franchised Units: 39
Company Owned Units: 1
States Registered In: NY, CA, MN, VA, IL.
MD is Pending
Canada Franchises: No
International Franchises: No

Support and Training Offered By Chocolate Works

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Co-Operative Advertising: No

Training: 10 Days at our factory/corporate offices and on site training at our corporate training store

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Chocolate Works Franchise.

What does a Chocolate Works Franchise Cost?

Chocolate Works franchise fees for 2022:

Cash Investment: $150,000
Total Investment: $350,000
Minimum Net Worth: $500,000
Franchise Fee: $ 50,000
Royalty: 5%
Ad: 1%
Average Number of Employees: 6
Item 19: No
SBA Approved: Yes
Passive Ownership: Yes
Home Based: No
B2B: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes
Veteran Discount Yes

Special Discount Programs: $10,000 off the franchise fee.

Is Chocolate Works a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Chocolate Works is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is Chocolate Works a Home Based franchise?

No. Chocolate Works is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Chocolate Works Franchise Owners Make?

This information is not available. Chocolate Works does not offer an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document.

Is Chocolate Works a Master Franchise Opportunity?

Yes. Chocolate Works is a master franchise opportunity. A master franchisee is responsible to recruit, train and support franchisees in their territory.

Does Chocolate Works Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Chocolate Works franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Chocolate Works Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Chocolate Works franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Chocolate Works Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Chocolate Works franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Chocolate Works Looking for International franchisees?

No. Chocolate Works franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Advertising & Marketing, Food & Restaurants, Frozen Yogurt / Ice Cream, Miscellaneous & Unique, Retail, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

20-50 UNITS

Cash Required

More than $250,000

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Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


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Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Chocolate Works Franchises for Sale

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