Paradis Ice Cream

Paradis began whipping up fresh and tasty ice cream in 2000 at its first cafe located in N?rregade, ?rhus, Denmark. In just thirteen years, a total of 43 stores had opened all over Denmark, bringing smiles to all who walked through the doors.

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Paradis Ice Cream

Paradis Ice Cream Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


The Paradis franchise system provides the following:

  • Proprietary Danish-style ice cream recipes
  • Uniform standards
  • Efficient and proven business operation procedures
  • Marketing
  • Advertising, promotion strategies, and procedures
  • Customer service and development techniques
  • Distinctive interior and exterior design; very Euro/Scandanavian decor
  • Confidential trade secrets
  • And much more...

Depending on site size, location and pre-existing condition. A Paradis Cafe build up cost is approximately $120,800 to $185,500, which includes a $25,000 franchise fee.

Company Details

Established: 2000
First Unit Franchised: 2007
Franchised Units: 57
Company Owned Units: 0
States Registered In: CA only. Open to other Non-Registered states.
Canada Franchises: No
International Franchises: Yes

Support and Training Offered By Paradis Ice Cream

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

Training: We will include 5 days of hands-on Training at a local Southern California location.

Other Info: Franchisee support year-round and Monthly visits from Corporate Franchisor Operations - USA and Denmark.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Paradis Ice Cream Franchise.

What does a Paradis Ice Cream Franchise Cost?

Paradis Ice Cream franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Investment: $25,000
Total Investment: ?$150,000 - $225,000
Minimum Net Worth: $150,000
Franchise Fee: $25,000
Royalty: 8%
Ad: 2%
Average Number of Employees: 1 - 2
Item 19: Yes
SBA Approved: No
Passive Ownership: Yes
Home Based: No
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes
Veteran Discount: Yes

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

Yes. Paradis Ice Cream 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 Paradis Ice Cream a Home Based franchise?

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

What Do Paradis Ice Cream Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Paradis Ice Cream franchisees make. Paradis Ice Cream offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Paradis Ice Cream a Master Franchise Opportunity?

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

Does Paradis Ice Cream Offer a Veteran Discount?

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

Does Paradis Ice Cream Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

No. Paradis Ice Cream franchise does not work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Paradis Ice Cream Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

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

Is Paradis Ice Cream Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Paradis Ice Cream franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Paradis Ice Cream's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

C-Store Partner, Food & Restaurants, Frozen Yogurt / Ice Cream, Retail, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

50-100 UNITS

Cash Required

$25,000 - $50,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Paradis Ice Cream Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Paradis Ice Cream franchises for sale. We may have Paradis Ice Cream franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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