Gofer Ice Cream

The Gofer Ice Cream franchise is an emerging quick-service ice cream restaurant concept that specializes in serving premium ice cream and providing great service. I was founded in 2002 and began franchising four years later in 2006. Since then, it has been working to expand in communities across the nation. This is an attractive franchise opportunity because you don't need prior expeirence as the franchise will give you all the information that you need to know. The emerging brand is also capitalizing on trends such as dairy-free fairy options, curbside pickup, and online ordering. This will set you apart from the competition.  

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Gofer Ice Cream Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

Ice cream is a business that people of all ages love. U.S. ice cream sales are about $50 billion annually. Addiotnally, the average American eats about 12 pounds of ice cream a year. If you want to get your piece of the booming ice cream business, then the Gofer Ice Cream franchise could be for you. The ice cream brand was founded in 2002 and began franchising in 2006. Since then, it has been growing in communities around the nation. What make makes the brand different is that fact that they are cashing in on the trend of dairy-free ice cream options, as well as curbside and online ordering services. This is an attractive franchise opportunity because you don't need prior restaurant experience. Addiotnally, you can enjoy a great work-life balance and become a central part to the fabric of a community. You will also be provided with great support and training. In terms of support and training, franchise owners can expect an initial raining program that will give you all the information that you need to know about running the business properly. 
The franchise allows helps its franchisees with site site selection and buildout,  provides you with marketing tools, and gives you training on how to properly hire and handle sales, and more. The franchise also incentivizes veteran ownership by discounting the franchise fee by 20%. They understand that veterans and franchising go hand-in-hand. The brand is looking for franchisees in the Northeast region of the United States. Look into becoming a Gofer Ice Cream franchisee today. 

Company Details

Headquarters: Stamford, Connecticut
Founded: 2002
First franchise: 2006
International: No
Canada: No 
B2B: No
Exclusive Territory: Yes

Support and Training Offered By Gofer Ice Cream

The franchise provides its franchise owners with support and training from beginning to end. Franchise owners can expect an initial training program to provide you will all of the information that you need to know about running the business properly. The franchise allows helps its franchisees with site site selection and buildout, provides you with marketing tools, and gives you training on how to properly hire and handle sales, and more. 

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Gofer Ice Cream Franchise.

What does a Gofer Ice Cream Franchise Cost?

Gofer Ice Cream franchise fees for 2022:

Veterans incentive: Yes; 20% off franchise fee
Third-Party Financing Options: Yes
In-House Financing options: Yes
Net Worth Requirement: $250,000
Cash Requirement: $50,000 - $75,000
Royalty fee: 5%
Initial Investment: $205,000 - $311,300
Initial franchise fee: $25,000 

Is Gofer Ice Cream a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Gofer Ice Cream is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Gofer Ice Cream a Home Based franchise?

No. Gofer Ice Cream is not a home based franchise opportunity.

Does Gofer Ice Cream Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Gofer Ice Cream franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Gofer Ice Cream Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Gofer Ice Cream franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Gofer Ice Cream Looking for International franchisees?

No. Gofer Ice Cream franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Frozen Yogurt / Ice Cream

Number of Units Open

LESS THAN 20 UNITS

Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

Passive Franchise

No

Home Based Franchise

No

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

Gofer Ice Cream Franchises for Sale

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