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Jeremiah's Italian Ice - Franchise


Quick Franchise Summary

Jeremiah's Italian Ice® has reawakened the frozen dessert industry with the innovative, craveable product you have to try to believe. With a huge base of die-hard fans, an irresistible Culture of Cool and effortlessly simple operations, investors can’t wait to grab a scoop! How 'bout you?


Jeremiah's Italian Ice
Franchise Cost, Fees & Facts for 2022

Minimum Cash Required$100,000
Net Worth Required$250,000
Total Investment$254,767 – $549,800
Franchise Fee$35,000
Financing AssistanceNone
Year Founded1996
Franchising Since2019
Training & SupportYes
Military/Veteran PromotionYes
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Available In These States:

We are currently accepting inquiries in these states:
  • AL
  • AZ
  • GA
  • LA
  • MS
  • NC
  • NM
  • NV
  • SC
  • TN
  • TX

Not Available In These States:

We are currently not accepting inquiries in these states:
  • AK
  • AR
  • CA
  • CO
  • CT
  • DC
  • DE
  • FL
  • HI
  • IA
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • KS
  • KY
  • MA
  • MD
  • ME
  • MI
  • MN
  • MO
  • MT
  • ND
  • NE
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NY
  • OH
  • OK
  • OR
  • PA
  • RI
  • SD
  • UT
  • VA
  • VT
  • WA
  • WI
  • WV
  • WY

Overview

Jeremiah's Italian Ice - Franchise Information

Jeremiah’s Sweet Twist On Franchising
We spent 25 years honing our concept to make it to where we are today – ready to dominate a market that, until us, had never experienced what we offer. Our Italian Ice and signature Gelati treats have inspired a cult-like following throughout the state of Florida and now, we’re taking our delicious frozen treats nationwide. 

  • Culture – Hands-down the coolest culture in franchising from bottom to top.
  • Experience – We‘ve honed our business model over 20+ years so you don‘t have to.
  • Support – A team of experts in business, marketing, operations and all things Jeremiah's at your service.

Hop Aboard the Hottest Opportunity in Frozen Treats
Our Italian Ice and signature Gelati treats have inspired a cult-like following throughout the state of Florida and now, we’re taking our delicious frozen treats nationwide. Here's why you want to get in on the action.

The Product
Creamy Soft Ice Cream, 40+ Flavors of Smooth Italian Ice, and our signature Gelati treats that marry the two in the ultimate combo of frozen decadence.

Get A Load Of These Numbers

  • 200+ units open, awarded or in development
  • $540,878 AUV
  • 52% Gross profit after cost of goods & labor, excluding occupancy**

Not only one of the flyest opportunities in frozen desserts—straight-up one of the most exciting opportunities in the franchise industry.

  • Irresistible Product
  • Low-Cost Buildout – Flexible Footprints
  • Low Operating Costs – No Cooking
  • High Performance Potential
  • Simple, Airtight Operations
  • Completely Irresistible Product
  • Experienced, Passionate Team
  • Prime Territories Available

Recognition as the Coolest Franchise Concept

  • Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 - Ranked 2022
  • Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 - Ranked a Top New Franchise 2021
  • Entrepreneur's Franchise 500 - Ranked a Top Food Franchise 2021
  • QSR's 40/40 List of Hottest Fast-Casual Concepts of 2021

We’ve Got Your Back From The Moment You Hop On Board
With Jeremiah’s Italian Ice, you’ll get all the marketing and operations support and training you’d expect from the very best franchise opportunities – with a few extra bonuses you won’t find anywhere else.

Count on an Experienced Team
The leaders of the Jeremiah’s team have all been at this for 20 years or more

Cool School Training For You & Your Frog Squad
You’ll get comprehensive training to ensure you’re well-poised to run the show

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work
Before, during, and after your grand opening, you’ll have a seasoned team behind your every effort

Community Engagement To Foster Growth
We love supporting our community, and they love to support us, too 

If You Want to Chill With Us, You’ve Gotta Be

  • Cool. Trendy, edgy & fun – all positive vibes.
  • Genuine. Honest, reliable, with respect & integrity.
  • Generous. Charitable, caring, considerate & giving.
  • Bold. Daring, determined, courageous & confident.
  • Vibrant. Bright, colorful, energetic & engaging.
  • Strategic. Intentional, efficient, responsible & consistent.

And Have the Right Finances

  • Liquid Capital - $100,000
  • Net Worth - $250,000

Traditional Opportunity

  • $30,000 for the first unit
  • $20,000 for the second unit
  • $10,000 for the third unit (if multiple units purchased simultaneously)
  • Plus a $5,000 Development Services Fee per unit
  • 20% Discount for active duty service members, first responders and qualified U.S. Military Veterans

Co-Branded/Kiosk Opportunity

  • $15,000 first unit
  • $10,000 second unit (if multiple units purchased separately)
  • 20% Discount for active duty service members and qualified U.S. Military Veterans

*Average unit volume means the 2020 average “Gross Sales” (as that term is defined in our FDD) for our 22 company- and 1 affiliate-owned Jeremiah’s Italian Ice Shops that were open for all of 2020. During 2020, 10 of those 22 Jeremiah’s Italian Ice Shops (43%) had gross sales that equaled or exceeded that average. The median Gross Sales for the 22 Jeremiah’s Italian Ice Shops in 2019 was $498,881. Please refer to Item 19 of our FDD for all of the relevant details.

**Average gross profit means the 2020 average Gross Sales of our 22 Jeremiah’s Italian Ice Shops minus the average “Food and Paper Costs” and “Labor Costs” (as those terms are defined in the FDD), but not including occupancy. During 2020, 10 of the 22 Jeremiah’s Italian Ice Shops (43%) had gross profits that equaled or exceeded the average. The median gross profit for the 22 Jeremiah’s Italian Ice Shops in 2020 was $253,258. This figure does not account for additional costs that franchisees incur, such as ongoing royalties and marketing fees (added in, the average gross profit would be 44.9%). Please refer to Item 20 of our FDD for all the relevant details. 

Testimonials

JEREMIAH‘S ICE IS PERFECTLY ALIGNED WITH OUR PASSION for true leadership, in shaping future business leaders and owners, community involvement and just making people feel good, one scoop at a time. Shena Baez, Jeremiah's Franchisee
The concept is very economical. Food costs are substantially lower than other restaurant concepts, and there's virtually no food waste. Divyesh Patel,
I would recommend Jeremiah's Italian Ice as a franchise to anyone. They offer such an amazing package. It really is a streamlined process, and you get to bring such a fun environment and delicious treats to your community. Megan Bourke,

Military & Veteran Promotions

20% Discount for active duty service members and qualified U.S. Military Veterans

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