Franchise Opportunity Rating
Review completed: October 2019
$230,000 - $1,300,000
Since 1989, Bruster’s® has built a reputation for premium ice cream and exceptional service. The Bruster’s® difference starts with our proprietary home-style mix, delivered fresh from our dairy to each store, where small artisan batches of ice creams, yogurts, ices and sorbets are made fresh onsite daily and served with a smile! One taste and you will understand why we are a scoop above the rest!
It’s a sweet and affordable decision and we will work with you every step of the way.
Just imagine the pride you’ll feel knowing that you’re serving the best ice cream to your community, made right in your store daily! When you become part of the Bruster’s® family, you’ll know what it means to be a “A Scoop Above the Rest™!”
TAKE THE NEXT STEP — GET BETTER ACQUAINTED WITH OUR BRAND BY REQUESTING MORE INFORMATION BELOW NOW!
Actual owner reviews from our third party, independent surveys.
"The overall quality of the Bruster's franchise system is great. I feel very supported and most of the decisions made are in the franchisees best interest."
Dan, Single Unit Owner, Major Metro (500,000+ population), Overall Brand Rating: 91 FSI
"The responsiveness of the corporate team is fabulous! My district operations manager is available [to help] seven days a week."
Bill, Single Unit Owner, Large Market (250,000-499,999 population), Overall Brand Rating: 75 FSI
"We love [Bruster’s creativity and products!] We love what we do! It's super that the Franchise reaches out. We believe the more ideas, knowledge, and options one has makes a great recipe for success!"
Angelo, Single Unit Owner, Small Market (50,000-99,999 population) , Overall Brand Rating: 78 FSI
Our accomplished support team has over 200 years of combined experience with the Bruster’s® brand! That demonstrates the team’s commitment to the brand and provides assurance that new franchisees can rely on our knowledge, experience and guidance!
Some key areas of our franchise program include:
Walk-up ice cream service with exceptional, friendly customer service and outstanding ice cream!
Thanks to several simple, yet straightforward design options, you can tailor your ice cream business to your specific needs, financial investment and geography. Our options include walk up service (with or without drive-thru) that can be developed as an endcap or freestanding store. Either of these options provides a streamlined operation that allows you to service high volumes of guests quickly and efficiently.
We offer robust marketing programs including national valassis discount coupons 3 times per year, social media strategy, public relations, and PPC. We also have full library of local store marketing opportunities available for customization.
Hours are from 11am to 10pm. Mornings are typically spent making fresh ice cream. Locations typcially offer betweeen 30-40 flavors eah day, alternating between the 160 available recipes!
Team members spend the day scooping ice cream, italian ice, yogurts, sherberts and soft serve for customers. You can expect high traffic on Friday and Saturday nights - especially during the summer months.
Everyone loves ice cream. Your customers will come happy and leave delighted! It really is a fun, rewarding business.
Contact us to learn more!
It typically takes a new franchisee 4-6 months to open their location. We'll be there with you every step of the way!
Prior experience is not required, but the following backgorund / expereince is certainly helpful:
We are proud to offer a 50% discount on initial franchise fee!
Why buy a franchise when you can join a family! Our culture is the number one reason our franchisees love Bruster's!
If you are seeking a franchise opportunity that has a demonstrated track record for success, support and treating its franchisees with respect and integrity, you should learn more about the Bruster’s® franchise opportunity. Here are some of the other reasons our franchisees joined our family: