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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

Special Incentives
VetFran Participant
International Opportunity

VetFran Incentive
50% off the franchise fee



One of the fastest growing premium ice cream chains in the country. Voted "Best in Indianapolis" (Indianapolis Monthly Magazine, Indianapolis Woman Magazine, NUVO News Weekly, all 2002), Voted "Best in Detroit" (Detroit Free Press, May 2002). Ritter's Frozen Custard offers a proprietary, super-premium ice cream menu, served in an engaging, clean, friendly atmosphere. Ritter's signature products include the famous "Glacier," which is fresh-made frozen custard blended with popular fruit or candy toppings. Other products include Ritter's popular specialty sundaes (Turtle, Grizzly Cub, Mud, Peanut Butter Mountain, Banana Split), as well as shakes, malts, novelties, and a new line of smoothies, both fruit-based and coffee-based.

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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 $350,000 net worth and $75,000 in liquid assets.

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