Rita’s Italian Ice

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  • Franchise Fee


  • Royalty


  • Total Investment

    $194,863 – $528,061

  • Can Be Home Based


  • Founded


  • Franchised


  • VetFran Member


Rita’s is an iconic brand with an almost 40-year history of unique frozen treats, fast, friendly service, neighborly charm and an incredibly loyal fan base. Rita’s is 100% franchised and has a business model that helps entrepreneurs start and grow a business they love. It’s simple to run and simple to grow with proven systems and tools that afford franchisees the opportunity to bring their dreams to reality. Whether it’s real estate, operations, marketing, product development, supply chain, technology or training, Rita’s provides comprehensive support every step of the way.

Rita’s has thrived because we provide unique frozen desserts that combine the best of American and Italian dessert traditions. The result is an experience unlike any other that has earned Rita’s a cult-like following.  Our walk-up and drive-thru options help make it a simple-to-run, simple-to-grow business model, while our walk-in and mobile options make it a great fit for entrepreneurs who are looking for a fun, community-oriented business.

WHY Rita’s?

  • Scalable business model with two products, low food costs and small footprint
  • Iconic lifestyle brand that affords flexibility to owners with seasonal operations
  • A business that serves happiness to their local community

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