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Marble Slab Creamery

626 Manitou Rd SE
AB, Canada, T2G 4C5

Tel: 403-287-7633
Toll: 888-337-7522 x527
Fax: 403-283-7698

Contact: Franchise Sales
Tel: 888-337-7522 x525

Year business established: 1983
Date of first franchise: 1986
Membership: IFA, CFA
Other franchise systems offered: No

Full Time work: Yes
Part Time work: No
Home-based: No
Special skills buyer requires: N/A

Initial training offered: Yes

Initial training includes:
10-day training includes: operations, marketing, production, cake decorating, store and equipment maintenance, ordering, inventory, scheduling, human resources, financial reporting, calculating/managing labour/food costs, return on equity, catering.

On-going training offered: Yes

On-going training includes:
Store opening assistance, inspections, mystery shops, newsletters, monthly operational check-ins, regional training, franchise advisory, marketing councils, annual meetings, franchisee intranet, pre-approved marketing, public relations solutions.

Location selection assistance offered: Yes
National Advertising Program offered: Yes
Assistance with signage/branding offered: Yes
Store layout and fit-up assistance offered: Yes
Business Description
Find happiness within. As the innovator of the 'frozen slab' concept, Marble Slab Creamery provides a fun, lively and interactive gourmet ice cream experience for customers. Our secret ingredients are: chef-inspired proprietary recipes; fresh, in-store-made products; and customers' tailor-made ice cream creations with 'mixins' (fruit, candy, nuts). Marble Slab Creamery offers a unique in-store experience, with the sweet aroma of freshly baked waffle cones in each store daily, enticing customers to enliven their taste buds. Additional revenue streams include: ice cream cakes, ice cream sandwiches, crumble cupcakes, litres, yogurt, smoothies, brownies, catering, and community and national partnerships. Marble Slab's refined system offers a fun, rewarding business opportunity that measures consistency and profitability as essential ingredients for each store's success.

CANADA USA International
Number of franchises units 80 300 100
Number of corporate units 2 1

Canada: BC, AB, MB, SK, ON, NB, NL, NS, PE, GVA, GTA
United States:

CANADA USA International
Master licenses available No No Yes
Regional licenses available No No No
Single franchises available Yes No No
Multiple units available Yes No No
Disclosure Document (UFOC) available Yes Yes No

INVESTMENT REQUIREMENTS (Averages only. Actual amounts may vary due to franchise specifics - location, size, etc.)
Minimum Investment: $280,000
Startup Capital (unencumbered cash): $80,000
Maximum Investment: $350,000
Initial Franchise Fee: $25,000
Royalty Fee: 6%
Advertising Fee: 2%

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