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About Dairy Queen

Welcome to Dairy Queen®, a globally recognized food and treat company that values our customers and franchisees alike. We established the pace for franchising over 80 years ago, and since then we’ve catered to millions of satisfied customers worldwide, while preserving our legacy. We’re delighted to share that we’re ranked #16 on the 2022 QSR 50, and our brand enjoys an impressive 85% consumer recognition.The Dairy Queen® brand expanded rapidly, growing from 100 locations in 1947 to 2,600 by 1955.  In these early days of franchising we set a record-breaking pace and are proud to be one of the largest food systems in the world. Our franchisees love what they do and the relationships they have with our corporate support team. The Dairy Queen® brand offers the thrilling experience and resources you need along with the comfort and recognition of world-famous brand.Our goal is to give every Dairy Queen® franchisee the same success story so they can become part of our timeless tradition and create excellent customer experiences for DQ® fans around the world.

BE A PART OF SOMETHING SWEETER

Dairy Queen® Canada is proud to offer the franchise opportunity of a lifetime. If you love our frozen treats and have a passion for business, our experienced team can help you accomplish your goals.

As a member of our world-famous company, you can benefit from:

  • The best franchise support in the industry
  • Our simple, reliable franchise model
  • Employee and management training programs
  • Strong customer loyalty and relationship with the brand
  • Sharing our famous treats and delicious food offerings
  • A modern restaurant design and menu
  • Industry leading mobile app
  • Canadian Franchise Association Hall of Fame
  • Outstanding relationship with Children’s Miracle Network®

Invest in a DQ Grill & Chill® Franchise

WE’VE GOT A LOT GOING FOR US

To many of our franchisees, the Dairy Queen® name represents a well-established, successful brand and timeless tradition.  Whether you want to give back to your community or continue the tradition of serving great food and classic frozen treats, our franchise support team is here for you.

As a DQ Grill & Chill® franchisee, you can benefit from:

  • Industry-leading franchise support
  • Management and employee training programs
  • A modern restaurant aesthetic and menu
  • Sharing our tasty food offerings and world-famous DQ® treats
  • Strong customer loyalty and relationship with the brand
  • Robust brand presence with more than 7,500 locations worldwide
  • Great multiple-unit development market availability across the US and Canada
  • Our unmatched experience in the design and construction of restaurants
  • Sales opportunities across multiple dayparts

Thanks to our 85% consumer brand recognition, many fans will be waiting for your doors to open. Our name speaks for itself and our skilled corporate support team is ready to help you succeed as a DQ Grill & Chill® franchisee.

Overview

Industry
Food
Units
668
Founded
1940

Financial

Initial Franchise Fee
$45,000
Capital Required
$540,000
Investment Level
$914,500 - $3,000,000
Royalty Fee
4%
Ad Fee
6%

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