Duff’s CakeMix

The Duff’s CakeMix franchise is a do-it-yourself chain of cake decorating studios. The brand was founded by Duff Goldman, star of top baking shows such as Ace of Cakes, Spring Baking Championship, Kids Baking Championship, Halloween Baking Championship, Holiday Baking Champion, and more. After graduating from culinary school, Goldman quit his job to start his own custom cake business out of his one bedroom apartment. From there,  the hit Food Network show Ace of Cakes was born, as well as Duff's CakeMix. As a franchisee, you benefit from a well-known name that has been enjoyed by celebrities and the public alike.  

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Duff’s CakeMix Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

One of America's favorite desserts are cupcakes. Not only are these delectable desserts the perfect size, but they give entrepreneurs the opportunity to operate successful businesses. A cupcake franchise to consider investing in is Duff’s CakeMix, a do-it-yourself chain of cake decorating studios. The brand was founded by Duff Goldman, star of top baking shows such as Ace of Cakes, Spring Baking Championship, Kids Baking Championship, Halloween Baking Championship, Holiday Baking Champion, and more. After graduating from culinary school, Goldman quit his job to start his own custom cake business out of his one bedroom apartment. From there, the hit Food Network show Ace of Cakes was born, as well as Duff's CakeMix. As a franchisee, you benefit from a well-known name that has been enjoyed by celebrities and the public alike. The ideal franchisee can follow a system and values great customer service. The system is simple, so you don't need prior experience to run the business properly. There's no baking involved, so the overhead costs are minimal. 
You can enjoy the freedom that comes with being an owner/operator and the flexibility that comes with semi-absentee ownership. To become involved in the community, customers can do fundraisers with Duff's. You have multiple streams of revenue through catering, special events, and pick up options. The startup process is quick; you can be a Duffy's franchisee in 30 days. Franchisees will also appreciate great support and training from the franchisor. You can expect an initial training program, and the support and training is ongoing.

Company Details

Headquarters: Los Angeles, Calif. 
Founded: 2012
First franchise: 2022
Canada: No
International: No
B2B: No
Exclusive territory: Yes
Home-based/mobile: No
 

 

Support and Training Offered By Duff’s CakeMix

In terms of support and training, franchisees can expect an initial training program that explains everything you need to know about the franchise. You will also receive buildout and site selection assistance, marketing tools, grand opening assistance, recipe and menu development, and more. This support and training is ongoing from Fransmart, a franchise development company. 

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Duff’s CakeMix Franchise.

What does a Duff’s CakeMix Franchise Cost?

Duff’s CakeMix franchise fees for 2022:

Franchise fee: $45,000
Royalty fee: 6%
Initial investment: 337,800 - $711,900
Net worth: $1,000,000
Cash requirement: $150,000

Is Duff’s CakeMix a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Duff’s CakeMix 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 Duff’s CakeMix a Home Based franchise?

No. Duff’s CakeMix is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Duff’s CakeMix Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Duff’s CakeMix franchisees make. Duff’s CakeMix offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does Duff’s CakeMix Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. Duff’s CakeMix franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Is Duff’s CakeMix Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Duff’s CakeMix franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Duff’s CakeMix Looking for International franchisees?

No. Duff’s CakeMix franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Miscellaneous & Unique, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

LESS THAN 20 UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Passive Franchise

Yes

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

Duff’s CakeMix Franchises for Sale

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