Own a Bruster’s


Become A Bruster’s Franchisee


We understand the thought of stepping out of your normal day-to-day routine to begin your entrepreneurial journey isn’t easy. Our goal is to ensure we provide you with all of the tools … Our streamlined discovery process is designed not only to help guide you through … but also to instill the confidence you expect from one of the nation’s most coveted ice cream concepts. At Bruster’s we like to keep things simple so we refer to this infrastructure as our 5-stage discovery process. Typically this process will take between 2 and 4 months from signing to opening, and this is how it works:

Stage #1- Get the Scoop

  • – Introductions and pre-qualification
  • – Company history
  • – Set discovery process expectations
  • – Determine viability both financially and demographically
  • Submit Confidential Questionnaire (PDF)

Stage #2: FDD Review

  • – Review the Franchise Disclosure Document with us
  • – What is it?
  • – What does it provide?
  • – Why is it important?

Stage #3: Complete Support Review

1. New Store Opening

  • – Identifying and securing the location
  • – Building out the shops
  • – Hiring employees
  • – Attending training
  • – Planning your grand opening
  • – Implementing the marketing programs

2. Operations

  • – Meet the team
  • – Training
  • – Manuals
  • – Technology

3. Marketing

  • – Campaigns, tools, grand opening plan
  • – Brand Personality
  • – Understand creative and deliverables

Stage #4: Validation

  • – Connect with franchisees
  • – Evaluate lifestyle compatibility
  • – Get started on your Homework Booklet
  • – Background Checks completed

Stage #5: Meet the Team Day- Pittsburgh, PA Corporate Office

  • – Meet the CEO & Executive Team
  • – Tour our Bruster’s store and first location
  • – Executive team approval

Stage #6: Franchise Awarded

  • – Franchise Agreement Signing
  • – Collect fees
  • – Introduction to VP of Real Estate
  • – Site Selection Begins
  • Take Your First Step!

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    Have Questions?
    Contact
    Lori Molnar

    lori@brusters.net
    724-312-8739