Questions and Criteria

How can I open a Chocolate Bar franchise?

Chocolate Bar actively seeks highly-qualified individuals to become franchisees. Prior business experience, coupled with personal financial qualifications, individual motivation and a track record of success are important factors in our evaluation process. If you are interested in pursuing single unit or area development opportunities as a Chocolate Bar franchisee, please complete our in depth franchise application and a development representative will contact you shortly to discuss.

How much money do I need to open a franchise?

Individuals will need $200,000 in non-borrowed personal resources (liquid assets, e.g. cash, marketable securities, stocks, etc…) along with an overall net worth (total assets minus total liabilities) of $650,000 to qualify. Financing is to be secured through third-party lending sources. The total cost of each Chocolate Bar varies by size and location.

How much can I make as a Chocolate Bar franchisee?

We are restricted by the Federal Trade Commission and various state franchise sales regulations from providing you with specific profit projections. To learn more about actual experiences, we will encourage you to speak with existing franchisees during our application process.

How long does it take to open a Chocolate Bar Restaurant?

Each location is different, depending on a variety of factors including building permits and liquor licensure. However, it typically takes approximately 4-8* months from From the time real estate is secured. (* shorter time represents using a location that was a prior restaurant)

What kind of training can I expect as a franchisee?

All new franchisees participate in a multi week training program. This consists of 2 weeks of training and 4 weeks of real life management experience by way of our apprenticeship program in a franchised location. This along with our award winning on site commitment and training program Once completed, franchisees receive regular updates to their training, including on site reviews.