From unique ice cream Creations™, cakes and shakes, to ice cream cupcakes and cookie sandwiches - nobody serves up the Ultimate Indulgence like Cold Stone Creamery. For more than 25 years Cold Stone has been scooping up only the finest treats using super-premium ice cream and sorbets made fresh daily in our stores. Served with your choice of mix-ins and prepared on a frozen granite stone, Cold Stone Creamery delivers the Ultimate Ice Cream Experience® completely customized for you every time! Cold Stone Creamery brand, headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., has approximately 1,400 locations in over 25 countries. In 2007, Cold Stone Creamery became part of Kahala Brands&trade, one of the fastest growing franchising companies in the world with a portfolio of 15 quick service restaurant brands and annual worldwide revenues of approximately US$700 million.
A passion for delivering high quality products and services
A welcoming, friendly and immediately recognizable brand
Instant appeal to today's quick service heavy consumer market
Flexible range of store formats to fit a variety of location requirements
International department that is solely dedicated to supporting our international master franchisees through operations, training, logistics & supplies, trademark protection, and research & development.
Menu optimization through local adaptation is encouraged within the constraints of maintaining concept integrity
We're looking for companies with experienced management that can introduce and develop the Cold Stone Creamery® brand within their country. We're looking for already successful companies that share our passion for success and growth, and our extreme commitment to quality products and customer service. Your company should have the expertise, the team, and the resources necessary to support the Cold Stone Creamery® brand and stores in your market.
OUR MASTER FRANCHISEE PROFILE :
Have successfully developed other franchise concepts
Are already involved in the quick service food and/or retail business
Currently have stores operating; ideally have multiple concepts and possess experience serving a demographic similar to Cold Stone Creamery's
Fully understand import and export regulations for your country and the U.S.
Operational Training: 3-4 weeks, director of operations, first store managers, and training managers will be trained in overall operations at our Cold Stone Creamery® stores and at our world headquarters in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Executive Training: 3-5 days, support teams will be trained for positions such as marketing, construction, design, real estate, purchasing, and logistics.
On-Site Support & Training: 3-4 weeks, a Director of Operations and a training manager from Kahala will travel to your country to support you in the first store opening in the territory.
Ongoing Support: A Director of Operations will visit your country to help maintain high standards in operations and business development. We also provide marketing materials used in the US system, offer additional collaboration based on unique market needs, and can assist in the evaluation of every location with operations and marketing plans, as well as provide additional consulting as needed.