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Smooth Steps to Ownership

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We are delighted that you are considering our smoothie franchise as your next business opportunity! Franchisees should possess a passion for the brand and desire to help more consumers lead a healthier lifestyle. While restaurant experience is not required, the ideal candidate should have an entrepreneurial spirit and experience in sales, marketing, restaurant, and/or retail.

  1. Online Franchise Application

    In order to begin the process, you must-first complete our online franchise application. Upon confidential review of your information and preliminary approval, we will notify you of our mutual interest. Take a look at our FAQs page for more information.

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  2. Visit the Smoothie King Home Office

    After weeks of scheduled calls and gathering all required documents, your Franchise Development Manager will schedule your Discovery Day visit to our Home Office in Dallas, TX. This is essentially an interview process for all parties prior to being awarded a franchise. During this visit, you will receive an in-depth presentation from key departments regarding our franchise opportunity, meet our executive staff and management team, and have the opportunity to visit existing locations to experience front-of-house and back-of-house operations.

    • Approval

      Smoothie King will evaluate your financial statements, credit history, and background information. We reserve the right for a second interview if it becomes necessary. You will receive a franchise agreement upon executive team approval.

    • Enter Franchise Agreement

      After receiving your franchise agreement and waiting seven calendar days, you will then execute your agreement and send in the initial franchise fee of $30,000. Once the agreement and franchise fee have been received and finalized, you will be an official franchisee. Congratulations, you have made the decision to Rule Your Future as a Smoothie King franchisee!

    • Orientation

      This is a required one-day orientation class which should be scheduled and completed within the first 60 days of becoming a Smoothie King franchisee. Here, we will discuss all the steps involved with opening your store, including budgeting, financing, planning, site selection, ordering, construction, and more. Once complete, you will schedule a meeting with our real estate department to begin the site selection process, which is the first step towards getting your doors open.

    • Opening Day!

      This is your big day! Don’t worry, our franchise support team will be there to help you along the way! We will continue to provide you with ongoing support to ensure your new store is a success!

    Download Franchise Kit

    Fill out our form to download our free Franchise Kit.

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