Schakolad Chocolate Factory

The Schakolad Chocolate Factory is a chocolate making franchise. The brand was established in 1995 by Edgar Schaked and began franchising four years later in 1999. His father, Baruch Schaked, had been a chocolate maker since 1969. Customers appreciate that the brand's European-style chocolates  that are "made fresh on premises." In additional to franchisor support, franchisors benefit from brand loyalty, a feel-good product, a family-oriented business, and multiple revenue streams. These include corporate gifts, fountain rentals, birthday parties and more. Due to support and training, candidates don't need to have previous experience. The typical store ranges between 1,200 and 1,600 square feet. It could be smaller for special locations. 


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Schakolad Chocolate Factory

Schakolad Chocolate Factory Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


If there's one thing that Americans like, it's chocolate. A chocolate franchise to consider is Schakolad Chocolate Factory. The brand was established in 1995 by Edgar Schaked, whose father was a chocolate maker. The ideal franchise owner has an owner/operator mentality, is committed to customer service, and enjoys interacting with the community. They are also outgoing and are driven to succeed. The ideal balance of the average day is 50% of time spent in the retail store and 50% outside the store on marketing or sales calls. The brand does well in a high traffic areas like small towns, outdoor shopping/lifestyle centers, and the typical stores range between 1,200 and 1,600 sq. feet. In some special locations, they might be smaller. In addition to European-style "made fresh on premises chocolates," 
Many Schakolad stores offer specialty coffee beverages, Schako Latte (chocolate drinks made with real chocolate), the Schakolad Fondue Fountain experience and fresh gelato that comes in up to six flavors. The brand's handmade chocolate, beverages and gelato have proven to be a great combination . In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that is broken down into classroom and on-the-job training. During that time, you'll learn everything you need to know about running the business. This includes hiring, marketing and advertising, managing the books, and more. Support and training are ongoing. You can expect the initial investment to range between $134,100 - $167,500. This includes a one-time franchise fee of $39,500. Royalty fees are 5%, and veterans are incentivized to invest with a 10% discount on the franchise fee.

Company Details

Headquarters: Orlando, FL 32819
Absentee: No
Canada: No
International: No
Founded: 1995
First franchise: 1999
B2B: No
Mobile/home-based: No 
Exclusive territory: Yes

Support and Training Offered By Schakolad Chocolate Factory

in terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that is broken down into classroom and on-the-job training. During that time, you'll learn everything you need to know about running the business. This includes hiring, marketing and advertising, managing the books, and more. Support and training are ongoing. 

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Schakolad Chocolate Factory Franchise.

What does a Schakolad Chocolate Factory Franchise Cost?

Schakolad Chocolate Factory franchise fees for 2024:

Veteran Incentives: 10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee: $600-$1K/mo.
Net Worth Requirement: $250,000
Cash Requirement: $75,000
Initial franchise fee: $39,500
Initial Investment: $134,100 - $167,500

Is Schakolad Chocolate Factory a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Schakolad Chocolate Factory 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 Schakolad Chocolate Factory a Home Based franchise?

No. Schakolad Chocolate Factory is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Schakolad Chocolate Factory Franchise Owners Make?

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

Does Schakolad Chocolate Factory Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Schakolad Chocolate Factory franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Schakolad Chocolate Factory Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Schakolad Chocolate Factory franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Schakolad Chocolate Factory Looking for International franchisees?

No. Schakolad Chocolate Factory franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Schakolad Chocolate Factory's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Miscellaneous & Unique, Non Food Franchises

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Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

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Schakolad Chocolate Factory Franchises for Sale

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