Rita’s Franchise Opportunities in Honolulu, HI

Why Franchise With Rita’s Ice Custard

Rita’s Italian Ice Franchise has developed from an extremely successful business model that has more than 600 locations in operation today. We’re dedicated to providing top customer service and bringing happiness to our customers with delicious, distinctive frozen desserts. Our proven business model means you can get into the food service business without the risk of starting from square one. We continue to see unprecedented growth, and receive top rankings year after year by highly regarded industry publications. When you become a franchisee, you can partake in this thriving business and benefit from extensive corporate support in your endeavor.

How Do I Start a Rita’s Franchise?

Opening your own Rita’s Italian Ice franchise in Hawaii is an exciting opportunity that requires strong personal commitment and active involvement in the store. The first step is considering whether you have the integrity, finances, leadership abilities, and dedication necessary to run a Rita’s franchise. To ensure our franchisees will qualify with lenders and landlords, we require potential franchisees to have a minimum $300,000 net worth and $100,000 in liquid capital.

Throughout the franchising process, we work closely with our franchisees to help you and your store reach maximum potential. We assist you in securing real estate, deliver onsite training to get your staff up to speed, offer extensive marketing support, and provide ongoing support throughout the launch and life of your store. If you’re ready to get started, complete our inquiry form today to learn more about the process.

Types of Franchises

We have multiple franchise options available to potential franchisees, depending on your desired level of store ownership and your financial resources. Our four primary franchise types are:

  • Standard store: With a franchise fee of $30,000, this self-contained store includes a full menu and production area, plus walk-up and walk-in service options. Ideally, it will be 600 to 1,200 square feet.
  • Express store: These stores are typically walk-up service only and offer either a limited or full product menu, with production onsite. The franchise fee for express stores is $15,000.
  • Fixed satellite store: These stationary satellite stores are supported by production stores and are typically 600 square feet or less. They are usually located at nontraditional and specialty venues and have a franchise fee of $15,000.
  • Mobile units: Supported by production stores, mobile units can be trucks, trailers, or carts that serve from walk-up windows around town. They typically have limited product menus and have a franchise fee of $10,000.





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