Chocolate Works Franchise Review

Franchise Facts

This franchise is for the operation of a business that sells an exclusive line of high-quality chocolates and other confections including boxed chocolates, custom packed chocolate assortments, gift baskets and towers, chocolate dipped fruit, cookies and pretzels, hard candy, ice cream and seasonal items.

How much does a Chocolate Works franchise cost?

Chocolate Works has a franchise fee of up to $50,000, with a total initial investment range of $290,500 to $456,600.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $50,000
  • Total Investment: $290,500 to $456,600
  • Working Capital: $15,900 to $20,900
  • Royalty Fee: 5%

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How much does a Chocolate Works franchise make?

Franchise profits depend on a number of variables, including local demand for your product, labor costs, commercial lease rates and several other factors. Typically, franchise profits are proportionate to the size of investment. We can help you figure out how much money you can make by reviewing your personal situation. Please unlock this franchise for more information.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2019 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 7 franchised Chocolate Works locations in the USA.

Are there any Chocolate Works franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2019 FDD data, Chocolate Works has franchise locations in 4 states. The largest region is the Northeast with 6 franchise locations.

CT
MO
NJ
PA


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Last Reviewed: 2019

Chocolate Works is graded based on our most recent research.

Chocolate Works Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$290,500 - $456,600
Franchise Fee

$50,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
5 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
0
2018
16
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
5.0%
Ad Fees
1.0%
# of Franchised Outlets

4

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 68 hours. This includes 28 hours of classroom training and 40 hours of on-the-job training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 40
Classroom 28
Total 68

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Chocolate Works does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they provide Veteran or First Responder Discounts?

Yes, unlock to find out the amount of the discount.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 2012. The average Specialty Food Store franchise began franchising in 2009.

Do they offer financing support?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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