Schakolad Chocolate Factory

Schakolad Chocolate Factory

Not Ranked

Initial Investment

LOW: $121,500
HIGH: $153,500

Change in Units

0.0% 0 UNITS (1 Year)
+4.0% +1 UNITS (3 Years)

Fund Your Franchise with Guidant

Guidant Financal Learn how to invest your IRA or 401k into a franchise. ($50k min)

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile



Franchising Since

1999 (17 Years)

Corporate Address

5718 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy. Kissimmee, FL 34746


Edgar Schaked

About Schakolad Chocolate Factory

When Edgar Schaked graduated from Florida International University in Miami with a degree in mechanical engineering, he told his father he didn’t want to be an engineer, he wanted to be a chocolate maker. Schaked’s father, Baruch, had been making chocolates for more than 25 years, working in a chocolate factory in the family’s native Argentina, studying different techniques throughout Europe, and opening his own shop in Miami.

From his father, Schaked learned the essentials of chocolate making and together they opened Schakolad Chocolate Factory in Winter Park, Florida, in 1995. Each shop features handmade chocolate treats including truffles, boxed assortments and chocolate body paint. Schakolad Chocolate Factory also custom-designs chocolate gifts and promotional items for corporate clients.


Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$121,500 - $153,500

Net-worth Requirement


Liquid Cash Requirement


Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee


Ongoing Royalty Fee


Ad Royalty Fee


Financing Options

Veteran Incentives

10% off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

  • 2006 - 419
  • 2007 - 373

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new units internationally.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 6 days

Training at headquarters: 5 days

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Grand Opening
Field Operations

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 2 - 5

Related Franchises

Related Articles

The Visionary

The Visionary

Satyan Mishra, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Drishtee shares insights on the delivery model
Punita Sabharwal
The Great Khali Is Now An Entrepreneur

The Great Khali Is Now An Entrepreneur

Embarking its journey with the fitness industry
Samiksha Jain
'Dealing With Your Last Defeat Is Difficult But So Is Winning A Medal'

'Dealing With Your Last Defeat Is Difficult But So Is Winning A Medal'

Persistence is the key for entrepreneurs to succeed
Aashika Jain
One Entrepreneur's Inspiring Journey and the American Dream

One Entrepreneur's Inspiring Journey and the American Dream

The owner of several El Pollo Loco restaurants shares his moving story with Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's The Profit.
Entrepreneur Partner Studio Staff
Creepy Clown Panic Forces Ronald McDonald Into Witness Protection Program

Creepy Clown Panic Forces Ronald McDonald Into Witness Protection Program

America has super-sized its rainbow-wigged wig out.
Dan Bova


The Franchise 500 is not intended to endorse, advertise, or recommend any particular franchise. It is solely a research tool you can use to compare franchise operations. Entrepreneur stresses that you should always conduct your own independent investigation before investing money in a franchise.

Updated: September 1st, 2016

Reprints & Licensing
Update Your Listing
Submit New Listing

Regions/States List

More Franchise Rankings

Top Low-Cost Franchises

100 franchises for under $60,000

Top Homebased/Mobile Franchises

These 100 businesses can be managed from home

Fastest-Growing Franchises

These companies have shown rapid unit expansion over the last two years

Top New Franchises

The top 75 companies that began franchising in the last five years

Top Global Franchises

200 North American franchisors seeking international franchisees

For reprints and licensing questions, click here.

Previous Years Rankings

2016 2015 2014 2013 2012