Shake's Frozen Custard Franchise

Frozen custard

Shake's Frozen Custard was established on three principles: Quality, Service, and Cleanliness. Today, these simple principles serve as the foundation from which Shake's, the Brand, continues to evolve. Our uncompromising dedication to the highest level of quality standards and our deep passion for service are, and will forever remain, the heart and soul of Shake's Frozen Custard. At Shake's Frozen Custard, we have an unrelenting focus on the future but we build our dreams on experience.

Don and Debbie Osborne, founders of Shake's Frozen Custard, take great pride in having created a friendly, family oriented business. We realize that business success is fueled by individual customer experiences. Shake's Frozen Custard has an incredible ability to knock down the barriers of time and space in transporting us to those moments in our memory in which we experienced excitement, contentment, satisfaction, fun or any number of the seemingly infinite descriptors of human emotion. Shake's Frozen Custard offers the highest quality, premium ice cream today with the fast, friendly "service with a smile" of days gone by.Shake's Frozen Custard is a vibrant, one of a kind experience driven by a variety of interactive zones and viewing stations all leading to the presentation of the "World's best frozen dessert!" Shake's is much, much more than a simple restaurant. Shake's is a multi-sensory experience in which friends, families and loved ones build long lasting memories of quality, fun, and excitement. Every component of the facility generates a symphonic atmosphere that lends itself to the creation of wholesome, multi-generational, electrifying experiences. Customers of all ages enjoy reliving memories of "homemade" ice cream outings of days gone by with those special people in their lives.

Shake's Frozen Custard provides our customers with a timeless and exciting experience - creating Memories of pure, powerful joy through a steadfast commitment to uncompromising quality, service, and cleanliness.

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How much does it cost to open a Shake's Frozen Custard Franchise?

The investment required to open a Shake's Frozen Custard Franchise is between $162,000-$287,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $30,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Shake's Frozen Custard name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years
  • Renewal Fee:
    50% of initial franchise fee

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Shake’s Frozen Custard Carves Out A New Menu Item For October
Shake’s Frozen Custard brings back the crisp cool flavors of fall with its Spiced Pumpkin Frozen Custard. The tasty treat is back for its 10th year, but will only be offered from October 2 through December 31. Guests don’t have to wait for Thanksgiving to enjoy the taste of pumpkin beca...

Shake’s Frozen Custard President And Ceo To Speak At National Foodservice Conference
Corey Osborne, president and CEO of Shake’s Frozen Custard, has been selected to speak at the 2005 Multi-Unit Foodservice Operators (MUFSO) Conference in Kissimmee, Fla. The conference, titled “A Taste of Things to Come,” will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center on...

Shake’s Frozen Custard Provides Concrete Treats To Extreme Makeover: Home Edition Crew
Shake’s Frozen Custard served its famous Concrete treats, which consists of frozen custard lightly blended with various toppings, to construction workers building a new home for ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” at Camp Barnabas in Purdy, Mo., on Friday, August 19. Over ...

Fsa Public Relations Signs Shake's Frozen Custard
Shake’s Frozen Custard has selected FSA Public Relations of Louisville, Ky., as its national agency of record. “Now that we have built a solid base, we felt that it was time to begin adding strategic services in order to prepare for our national expansion,” said Shake’s Presi...

Shake's Frozen Custard News & Press Releases

When did the first Shake's Frozen Custard open? 1991
When did Shake's Frozen Custard start Franchising? 1998

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2005 42 0 0 2
2004 40 0 0 2
2003 43 0 0 2
2002 26 0 0 3
2001 15 0 0 3

United States: Mid West, South, South East, South West,

Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No No
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

As necessary

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

Co-op advertising, Ad slicks

25% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 20

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (75% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • General business experience

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Shake's Frozen Custard 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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    Shake's Frozen Custard

    Shake's Frozen Custard

    Shake's Frozen Custard
    244 W. Dickson St.
    Fayetteville, AR


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