Tasti D-Lite

Frozen desserts
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Initial investment
$234K - $423K
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Company Overview

The first Tasti D-Lite opened in New York in 1987, selling a dairy-based soft serve frozen dessert with fewer calories and carbs than most frozen yogurts and ice creams. Stores offer a rotating selection of over 100 self-serve flavors. In 2007, the company was acquired by a private equity firm, Snow Phippps Group. The headquarters was moved to Franklin, Tennessee, and new CEO James Amos, Jr., (former CEO of Mail Boxes Etc.) began franchising nationwide in 2008.

About Tasti D-Lite

Industry Food
Related Categories Ice Cream, Frozen Yogurt
Founded 1987
Leadership Jim Amos, CEO
Corporate Address 341 Cool Springs Blvd., #420
Franklin, TN 37067

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2008 (16 years)
# of employees at HQ 26
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises throughout the US.

This company is offering new franchises worldwide.

Information for Franchisees

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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 Information Circle
$30,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$234,000 - $423,260
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$250,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$70,000
Royalty Fee Information Circle
5%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
2%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
10 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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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 1 week
Classroom Training 1 week
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
No
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
# of employees required to run 5
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022