Dairy Queen (Grill & Chill) Franchise Review

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How much does a Dairy Queen (Grill & Chill) franchise cost?

Dairy Queen (Grill & Chill) has a franchise fee of up to $35,000, with a total initial investment range of $1,036,225 to $1,778,275.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $12,500 to $35,000
  • Total Investment: $1,036,225 to $1,778,275
  • Royalty Fee: 4%

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How much does a Dairy Queen (Grill & Chill) franchise make?

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How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2014 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 0 franchised Dairy Queen (Grill & Chill) locations in the USA.

Are there any Dairy Queen (Grill & Chill) franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2014 FDD data, Dairy Queen (Grill & Chill) has franchise locations in 0 states. The largest region is the West with 0 franchise locations.



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Last Reviewed: 2014

Dairy Queen (Grill & Chill) is graded based on our most recent research.

Dairy Queen (Grill & Chill) Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$1,036,225 - $1,778,275
Franchise Fee

$12,500 - $35,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
20 Years
Renewal Term
10 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2011
755
2014
654
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
4.0%
Ad Fees
6.0%
# of Franchised Outlets

N/A

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 270 hours. This includes . In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 0
Classroom 0
Total 270

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Dairy Queen (Grill & Chill) does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

No. But in some instances, franchises may not need to offer support.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1962. The average Ice Cream, Smoothies and Frozen Yogurt franchise began franchising in 2009.

Do they offer financing support?

Yes, you can also click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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