Chocolate Works

Chocolates, candy, parties
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$291K - $457K
Units as of 2016
21 600.0% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Chocolate Works

Industry
Food
Founded
1973
Leadership
Joe Whaley, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2012 (9 years)
# of employees at HQ
20
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
21 (as of 2016)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook
Corporate Address
114 Church St.
Freeport, NY 11520

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Chocolate Works franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$50,000
Initial Investment
$290,500 - $456,600
Net Worth Requirement
$300,000 - $5,000,000
Cash Requirement
$200,000
Veteran Incentives
$10,000 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
$300/mo.
Term of Agreement
5 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
Chocolate Works has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
10 days
Classroom Training
10 days
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
3
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021