Rita´s Italien Ice

Retail outlets selling Italian ices, Old-Fashioned Frozen Custard, Misto Shakes & Gelati's as well as other cool treats

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Description of franchise system

RITA’S ITALIAN ICE offers affordable, unique and high-quality ice cream products in a family friendly environment. Thanks to their amazingly faithful customers, the Rita's brand has turned into a cultural phenomenon. With every new franchise that opens, Rita’s has showed itself to be an extremely successful business opportunity for their franchise owners!

The very first Rita's location was opened in 1984 with the straightforward intent of offering the highest quality, best tasting Italian Ice in the area. Today, with more than 500 stores open and around 400 currently under development, Rita’s Italian Ice owns the industry they practically created. Even The Wall Street Journal attested to the great success of this franchise company, naming Rita's in the "Top 25 Franchise High Performer" list!

Rita’s unique and varied menu features cholesterol-free and fat-free Italian Ice (as well as a sugar-free option), rich and smooth frozen custard, cream ice, and other signature creations, like their popular Blendini, Misto shake, and delectably layered Gelati.

Every one of Rita's products are made fresh daily on location with premium ingredients. A strict standard of quality control guarantees the same consistency in every franchise location. When one considers their top-notch standards, it is no wonder Rita’s Italian Ice attracts a cult-like following wherever they go!

Rita’s business concept is informed by their more than 2 decades of on-the-job experience in the industry and they continue to improve their system to better serve their customers and communities. This successful franchise company has given a huge amount of time and energy to streamlining store operations, developing an identifiable brand, perfecting their customer service, and to supporting both their local store and corporate marketing objectives with expert resources and programs. There is no question about whether Rita's is a serious franchise business!

Franchise concept

When you franchise with Rita’s, your franchisee training will be second to none. At Rita's COOL University, a 4500 sq/ft high-tech training center, you will benefit from an 11-day in-depth training program. This includes creating and sustaining the products, inventory controls, operations procedures, excellence in customer service, safe handling of food, financial management and advertising. Additionally, you will receive training at one of Rita's Licensed Ice Locations, as well as receiving continual access to their online tutorials for both franchise owners and employees.

Ongoing Field Support will always be there for you after you open your doors. You will benefit from, Personal on-site support with your Franchise Service Manager, Support and advice with introducing new products, Advice on local advertising strategies, Updates on the latest systems and programs, and the Continuing TOPS program, which stands for “Total Operational Performance Success.?

Franchise partner profile

Starting a Rita's Italian Ice business takes active participation in operations and a strong personal commitment to the business. Franchisee candidate acceptance is dependant on several factors, which include financial and personal qualifications, integrity, positive attitude, high energy level, leadership abilities and dedication.

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Rita’s Italian Ice signs area franchise developments in California and ABC Islands

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Rita´s Italien Ice

Retail outlets selling Italian ices, Old-Fashioned Frozen Custard, Misto Shakes & Gelati's as well as other cool treats

Open website

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