Paciugo Italian Gelato Franchise


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We welcome you to explore this opportunity we offer to join the Paciugo family!

Franchisees share our vision of introducing authentic Italian gelato throughout the United States, and we believe Paciugo franchise ownership is an attractive business opportunity. Franchises are available with Paciugo throughout the United States.

A Proven Product
Our history offers a glimpse into the possibilities at Paciugo, beginning in 2000 when the first Paciugo gelateria opened at West Lovers Lane in Dallas, Texas. Paciugo quickly developed a loyal following, and by 2004 had a local presence with eight stores and kiosks operating in the Dallas Metroplex. Paciugo's success is grounded in our commitment to the authentic Italian gelato tradition. We do not sacrifice our product for cheaper or faster alternatives, and our customers recognize this. That is why our customer survey results in 2005 rated Paciugo gelato higher than premium ice cream food service concepts in the categories of better health, lower fat, superior taste, and higher quality.

Purchasing Power
We have direct access to the best Italian suppliers for the highest quality and most cost effective ingredients and machinery.

A Good BrandPaciugo is a trusted brand because we stand firm behind our motto, Ante Lucrum Nomen "Reputation before Profit." Most of our early franchisees are long-time Paciugo customers or had been Paciugo employees. As our franchisee, you can rest assured that you are representing a first-class and honest brand.

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How much does it cost to open a Paciugo Italian Gelato Franchise?

The investment required to open a Paciugo Italian Gelato Franchise is between $248,200-$489,250. There is an initial franchise fee of $20,000-$30,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Paciugo Italian Gelato name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
  • Royalty Fee:
  • Advertising Fee:
    2.5% + 2%
  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years
  • Renewal Fee:

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Paciugo Italian Gelato News & Press Releases

When did the first Paciugo Italian Gelato open? 2000
When did Paciugo Italian Gelato start Franchising? 2004

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2007 20 0 2 2
2005 2 0 0 10
2004 0 0 0 9
2003 N/A N/A N/A 9
2002 N/A N/A N/A 8
2001 N/A N/A N/A 3
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No No
Startup Costs No No
Equipment No No
Inventory No No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No


Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives

12% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 5 - 5

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Paciugo Italian Gelato Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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Paciugo Italian Gelato

Paciugo Italian Gelato

Paciugo Italian Gelato
1215 Viceroy Dr.
Dallas, TX


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