Owning an Uncle Louie G Franchise

Thank you for your interest in an Uncle Louie G’s Franchise. We hope this website will give you an informative look at our brand and encourage you to be part of the Uncle Louie G team!
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Thank you for your interest in Uncle Louie G’s. We hope this website will give you an informative look at our brand and encourage you to be part of the Uncle Louie G team!

 

At Uncle Louie G, it is our vision to make our brand the consumer’s #1 CHOICE. We are committed to providing innovated Homemade Gourmet Ice Cream & Italian Ice products, all made with the highest-quality ingredients. Our commitment to these superior products, along with unparalleled hospitality, has allowed us to create the ultimate experience in Ice Cream & Italian Ices.

We believe timing is everything, and right now you have the opportunity to get in on the ground floor with a brand that is a leader in a rapidly-expanding industry. That’s why new stores are opening at a record setting pace and area development territories are in high demand.

After reviewing this website, if you feel this may be an opportunity you wish to pursue, please contact us immediately and speak with a franchise representative to discuss further instructions.

Once again, thank you for your interest in Uncle Louie G!

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Benefits of the Brand
Your fees include the right to use Uncle Louie G trademark, operating system, proprietary technology, training procedures and all other aspects of the system.

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Your fees include the right to use Uncle Louie G trademark, operating system, proprietary technology, training procedures and all other aspects of the system.

Training

 

You will receive comprehensive training. The program includes several days of hands-on-training at our corporate location. When you are done with our comprehensive training you will be ready to manage your own franchise.

Ongoing Research & Development

 

Uncle Louie G has developed systems to help franchise owners in the daily operations of their business. In addition, we will analyze all aspects of the franchise such as leases, equipment packages, construction and product development.

Buying Power

 

Uncle Louie G franchise owners benefit directly from negotiated pricing and volume discounts.

Cost Control

 

Uncle Louie G realizes the importance of simplicity and will continue to develop systems to make operations for the franchise owner as simple as possible. Portion control is a way to help keep cost in line and is imperative in running a successful franchise.

Cash Control

 

Keeping accurate daily records is a necessity. We will provide you with easy-to-follow procedures and great technology to keep track of sales and other crucial franchise statistics.

Proven Growth

 

An Uncle Louie G franchise agreement will allow you to be part of a proven, growing system.

Capital Requirements
To open your first Uncle Louie G franchise you will typically need between $45,000 to $66,000 in liquid assets depending on several variable factors.

Retail Store

Type Of Expenditure (Note 1)AmountMethod of Payment
Initial Franchise Fee (Note 2)$25,000 - $35,000Lump sum
Construction, Leasehold Improvements, Furniture and Fixtures (Note 3)$6,000 - $50,000Varies
Equipment (Note 4) $15,000 - $45,000As billed
Signs (Note 5)$2,000 - $8,000As billed
Computer, Software and Point (Note 6)$1,000 - $3,000As billed
Initial Inventory (Note 7)$4,000 - $8,000As billed
Lease Deposit (Note 8)$1,000 - $15,000Lump sum
Real Property (Note 8)Note 8Varies
Utility Deposit (Note 9)$800 - $1,000As billed


Mobile Concession Trailer

Type Of Expenditure (Note 1)AmountMethod of Payment
Initial Franchise Fee (Note 2)$35,000Lump sum
Construction, Leasehold Improvements, Furniture and Fixtures (Note 3)$0 - $500Varies
Equipment (Note 4) $2,500 - $5,000As billed
Uncle Louie G Trailer (Note 4.1) $11,000 - $15,000As billed
Vehicle for Towing Uncle Louie G Trailer (Note 4.2) $0 - $1,950(Note 4.1)
Signs (Note 5)$0 - $1,000As billed
Computer, Software and Point (Note 6)$500 - $1,000As billed
Initial Inventory (Note 7)$1,500 - $3,500As billed
Utility Deposit (Note 9)$0 - $750As billed


Fixed Location Kiosk

Type Of Expenditure (Note 1)AmountMethod of Payment
Initial Franchise Fee (Note 2)$25,000 - $35,000Lump sum
Construction, Leasehold Improvements, Furniture and Fixtures (Note 3)$5,000 - $15,000Varies
Equipment (Note 4) $7,500 - $15,000As billed
Signs (Note 5)$1,000 - $4,000As billed
Computer, Software and Point (Note 6)$1,000 - $2,500As billed
Initial Inventory (Note 7)$950 - $1,700As billed
Lease Deposit (Note 8)$1,000 - $9,000Lump sum
Real Property (Note 8)(Note 8)Varies
Utility Deposit (Note 9)$500 - $1,000As billed

Cost Breakdown:

 

Low High
Franchise Agreement $25,000 $35,000
Equipment $20,000 $30,000
Signage $2,000 $5,000
Uniforms $200 $500
Initial Inventory $4,500 $7,000
Insurance Deposit $1,000 $2,000
Licenses $300 $1,000
Grand Opening Marketing $1,500 $1,500

We suggest having 3 months of additional funds\working capital.

Questions and Answers
Thank you for your interest in Uncle Louie G’s. We hope this website will give you an informative look at our brand and encourage you to be part of the Uncle Louie G team!

Q. What type of franchise agreements are available?

A. Individual franchise agreement as well as multi-unit agreements is available. In addition, Area Developer programs are available to qualified individuals.

Q. What is the cost of a franchise agreement?

A. The franchise agreement fee is $15,000 for a single unit. Multi-unit agreement fees are $15,000 for the first and $5,000 for each additional agreement.

Q. What is the royalty charge for continuing support?

A. At this time there are no fees being charge

Q. Is there an advertising fee?

A. At this time there are no fees being charged

Q. What type of locations does Uncle Louie G look for?

A. Locations are generally 900 square feet and up. We look for locations with highly populated areas with good visibility, easy accessibility and high traffic count.

Q. Will I receive help on selecting my location?

A. Yes, once you have located a location we will come out to the location and help you negotiate the lease.

Q. Do I receive training by Uncle Louie G?

A. Yes. We will train you in the operations of your franchise. We have a comprehensive training program that includes several days of hands on training.

Q. How long does it take to open an Uncle Louie G store?

A. Once you have identified a site and have a signed lease, it typically takes about 30-60 days before you can open the doors of your franchise.

Q. How do I get started?

A. The first step is to complete and return the confidential Personal Financial Statement to us. This does not obligate you to Uncle Louie G. However, it will enable us to better assist you in determining your financial needs. Upon receipt and review of this information, we will contact you to discuss the next steps in the qualification process.

Q. Is there anyone I can contact if I have more questions?

A. Yes. Please call 718-966-3763 and speak with a franchise director. We would be happy to answer any questions you might have.

What makes our product superior
Uncle Louie G superiority begins with its recipes. Unique, delicious, creative and unduplicated; our recipes are what makes Uncle Louie G the unique Ice Cream & Italian Ice experience that millions have come to love. Our franchises have set new standards for excellence in product development; from our long line of Homemade Gourmet Ice Cream & Italian Ices. We’ve been committed to using only the finest ingredients in everything we prepare.

Franchise Approval Process
Congratulations! You have just taken your first step in securing a Uncle Louie G Franchise Agreement. We are glad that you have chosen Uncle Louie G as a possible opportunity. We look forward to speaking to you and answering any questions you have, and developing a successful franchise relationship.

Congratulations! You have just taken your first step in securing a Uncle Louie G Franchise Agreement. We are glad that you have chosen Uncle Louie G as a possible opportunity. We look forward to speaking to you and answering any questions you have, and developing a successful franchise relationship.

  • After preliminary approval the next step is to discuss your plans and the information from your completed application with one of our Franchise Directors.
  • After you have talked with your Franchise Director and if you are still interested in continuing the process we will conduct an evaluation discussion and answer any questions you may have. We will provide you with our Franchise Agreement.
  • After you have completed a successful evaluation call, you will be asked to visit our corporate office in Staten Island, NY. You will meet with members of our team and we will answer any further questions you may have. You will also be able to tour our factory.
  • Upon final approval of our executive board the next step will be the signing of your Franchise Agreement and paying the franchise fee.
  • Once we have both signed the Franchise Agreement, you officially become an Uncle Louie G Franchise. We will start working directly with you to open your store as quickly and efficiently as possible.

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