DQ Grill & Chill FDD – Franchise Information, Costs and Fees
Type of Business
American Dairy Queen Corporation offers single unit and multiple unit franchises for the operation of DQ Grill & Chill® restaurants at authorized locations. A DQ Grill & Chill® restaurant is a quick service food restaurant with seating from which you will sell the full line of approved soft-serve, treat, food and beverage menu items.
American Dairy Queen Corporation (ADQ) is a Delaware corporation incorporated in 1962. ADQ’s principal business address is 8000 Tower, Suite 700, 8331 Norman Center Drive, Bloomington, MN 55437. ADQ does business under its corporate name and the trade names : “Dairy Queen” and “DQ”. ADQ is a wholly-owned subsidiary of its parent corporation, International Dairy Queen, Inc.
The total investment necessary to begin operation of a single DQ Grill & Chill® franchise is $1,461,200 – $2,426,990. This includes the $45,600 that must be paid to the franchisor or affiliate for the initial franchise fee and management training readiness assessment. In addition, if you enter
a multiple trade area reservation agreement, you will pay an initial franchise fee deposit determined by multiplying the number of restaurants you are granted the right to develop by $10,000.