Overview of Franchise

Thank you for your interest in a Handel’s Ice Cream Franchise. Handel’s has been in the business of making and selling homemade ice cream since 1945, a concept laden with tradition and success. Our ice cream is made fresh daily on premises at each location.

With many requests on a daily basis, we feel it’s about time to SHARE THE TASTE! We will continue to maintain the quality that has made Handel’s Ice Cream a family tradition for generations and generations to come with a steady, controlled growth.

A Handel’s Ice Cream Franchise involves the establishment and operation of a retail ice cream parlor.

  • Approximate start-up costs $220,000 to $680,000
  • Includes initial Franchise Fee of $50,000

All above costs are subject to change.

A potential franchisee may also have someone do a Build To Suit thereby eliminating the need for any construction costs.

Ongoing royalties:

  • Franchise Fees: 6% of gross sales — Paid Monthly



In order to be considered, you must have a net worth of
$250,000 and unrestricted capital in the amount of $100,000.