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Ritter's Frozen Custard Franchise Information

Business Established: 1990
Franchising Since: 1995
Franchised Units: 32
Company Owned Units: 1
Start-up Cost: $90,000 to $150,000
Total Investment: $220,000 to $350,000

Offering Financial Assistance
We have four approved sources.

Special Incentives
VetFran Participant
International Opportunity

VetFran Incentive
50% off the franchise fee



A Legend In The Making And The Tasting. In 1948, John Ritter of Chicago, Illinois, had an after-school job working at a local ice cream shop. One of the best perks of the job was getting to eat ice cream just out of the machine—before it had been packed and frozen solid. The experience of tasting smooth, creamy, fresh-made ice cream made an indelible impression on young John. Years went by, John joined the Navy and became an aerial photographer, and then started a career in film animation after leaving the service. John met and married Bonny, and together they built a life in Chicago where

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Gary Occhiogrosso
666 Fifth Avenue, 27th Floor
New York
(212) 359-3600
(212) 359-3601

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Each franchisee is required to attend a 13-day training program at one of the company units in the Indianapolis area. You will also receive 10 days of additional assistance upon the opening of the unit.

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Franchise candidate must be energetic and enthusiastic and preferably have some sort of food service/retail experience. Must have a minimum of $750,000 net worth and $250,000 in liquid assets.

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