DQ Grill & Chill Restaurant
Category: Ice Cream Franchises
Investment: $200,000 - $500,000
Min. Capital: $300,000
DQ® Franchise Opportunities
Imagine joining a family of restaurants that offers different concepts to choose from, all within the Dairy Queen® system. Plus, we offer you several unique ways to become a restaurateur, based on your individual experience and financial resources.
The primary concepts currently available for franchising in the DQ® system includes our DQ Grill & Chill® restaurant and our DQ Orange Julius® Treat Center® store. Step inside the world of DQ to learn about the variety of opportunities that lay ahead...
You could be our next franchisee!
Our basic requirements for new franchisees include a review of your background, work experience and financial capabilities. In general, we are looking for:
If you are interested in being an investor only, without responsibility for running day-to-day operations, check out the details of our Investor Program.
A new franchisee must have a net worth of at least $750,000, with liquid assets of at least $400,000. Of that, a minimum of $300,000 must be available to inject as cash equity. The liquid asset requirements can be adjusted slightly if the development involves leased premises. The fee structure for other costs as an owner/operator of a DQ Grill & Chill restaurant include:
The term of a DQ Grill & Chill restaurant is 20 years with a 10-year renewal option.