The concept

Menchie’s is the largest self-serve frozen yogurt franchise in the world, an international company with hundreds of stores across the globe.

Menchie’s Mix-Weigh-Pay self-service model ensures that the guest gets exactly what they want and then pay by the ounce for only what they want.

• Several options to select from including nonfat, lowfat, tart (all nonfat), no sugar added (nonfat/lowfat), sorbet (all nonfat and dairy free), and low carb flavors.

• With over 70 toppings ranging from fresh fruit to Fruity Pebbles, there are virtually unlimited flavor combinations. We offer the highest quality brand toppings ranging from Kit Kat to M & M’s to ensure the smiliest cup of frozen yogurt.

• Menchie’s is a place where, when you go there, you don’t want to leave. We’ve designed our stores to be inviting and fun, a great place for families and guests of all ages to hang out.

Our Mission: We make you smile.

Menchie’s Value Proposition: Making money while having fun, making people smile and making the world a better place. Menchie’s is in the “making people smile business” not the frozen dessert business. Menchie’s is an experientially rich concept which leaves families smiling before and after they walk in the door. While our guests’ taste profiles may change over time, their desire to have fun and memorable experiences will not.

The opportunity

The Menchie’s business model can be summarized in one word: simple. You do not have to be a restaurant business guru to run a Menchie’s. Since there is no cooking, there are no fryers or grease, and unlike major fast food outlets, we are not running 30-45 people per shift. Guests make their own desserts and serve themselves, eliminating the sore spots in the food business.

Ideal franchise owner profile

Our franchisees come from all walks of life. They are teachers, parents, doctors, entrepreneurs, veterans, corporate America executives, investors, service providers, and retirees. They want to make money, bring newness to their lives and make a positive impact in their communities.

Minimal business experience is necessary. Menchie’s is a simple business with low barriers to experience and skill. Helpful, but not required background and skills include management of personnel, guest service, sales and marketing, bookkeeping and accounting, and office management.

Investment level:

Menchies require international franchisees to commit to opening three stores over a three year period. Store options range between $250,000 for a kiosk mall model to $410,000 as a full size inline store.
(Note these are prices based on US labour, supplies and equipment. Costs may vary in your country)