Schakolad Chocolate Factory Franchise

Chocolate shop


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.

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How much does it cost to open a Schakolad Chocolate Factory Franchise?

The estimated investment required to open a Schakolad Chocolate Factory Franchise is between $134,100-$167,500. There is an initial franchise fee of $39,500 which grants you the license to run a business under the Schakolad Chocolate Factory name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
    $134,100-$167,500
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
    $39,500
  • Royalty Fee:
    $600-$1K/mo.
  • Advertising Fee:
    $100/mo
  • Term of Agreement:
    5 years
  • Renewal Fee:
    20% of current franchise fee



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Schakolad Chocolate Factory News & Press Releases

When did the first Schakolad Chocolate Factory open? 1995
When did Schakolad Chocolate Factory start Franchising? 1999

United States: Alaska, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont,

International:

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

Third Party Financing Source(s): Banco Popular, various SBA lenders

Support
Newsletter, Grand opening, Internet, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives

Marketing
Co-op advertising, Regional advertising

0% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 2 - 5

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

Business Experience:

  • General business experience
  • Marketing skills

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Schakolad Chocolate Factory 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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