Become a Bruster’s Ambassador

Bruster’s has been making ice cream lovers happy one scoop at a time for three decades. Our objective is simple: provide more ice cream to more people in more places.

We are adding new franchisees across the country who share our standard of excellence and passion for people, and that’s where you come into play. We want you to bring our brand to your beloved local community.

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The Role of Bruster’s Franchisees

As a franchisee, you truly become a Bruster’s brand ambassador. Some of the responsibilities that come with this role include:

  • Delivering superior customer service
  • Offering the best quality ice cream to their guests
  • Following the Bruster’s comprehensive operating system
  • Mentoring and leading a team of young adults
  • Creating a gathering place for families and friends
  • Having fun while building a valuable business
If this sounds like you, let’s see if Bruster’s is a good fit for your future!

Become a Bruster’s Ambassador!

Bruster’s Franchisee Candidate Profile

Profile Summary:


  • Net worth of $500,000-$800,000 (based on store type)
  • Liquid capital of $125,000-$350,000 (based on store type)
  • College education or higher prefered
  • 35 to 65 years old
  • Business, marketing, and/or financial experience
  • Single or multi-unit operator



  • Ambitious
  • Driven to succeed
  • Works hard, plays hard
  • Enthusiastic, upbeat attitude
  • Leads by example
  • Tough but fair
  • Respect and empathy for others
  • Enjoys mentoring youth and shaping the future

What the Candidate Wants

From Their Career:


  • Leverage their experience
  • Increased flexibility and freedom
  • Take pride in achievements
  • Develop a legacy business
  • Facilitate collaboration and support
  • Achieve lifestyle and financial goals
  • Professional satisfaction
  • Create more family time
  • Establish sustainable growth

    From a Franchise Opportunity:


    • Proven systems
    • Comprehensive, enthusiastic support
    • Brand strength and protection
    • Multiple revenue streams
    • Great returns on investment
    • Proactive business enhancements
    • Community connection
    • Advanced business tools and technology

      What the Candidate Has

      Personality Traits:


      • Dedicated to quality and service
      • Builds relationships
      • Enjoys developing culture
      • Diligent, ambitious, persistent, and patient
      • Can identify and capitalize on opportunities
      • Honesty and integrity
      • Upbeat with a positive outlook
      • Connected to community
      • Collaborative
      • Strong work ethic
        Helpful Background / Experience:


        • Business management
        • Financial/marketing acumen
        • Well-capitalized
        • Employee development and mentoring
        • Customer service commitment
        • Strong communication
        • Analytical and organized
        • Solid decision-making skills
        • Handles stress well
        • Demonstrates leadership skills

          Connect with Your Community!

          Shaping Lives, Preparing For The Future


          The majority of our franchisees’ employees are teens and young adults, and many have never had a job before.

          Our franchisees have a special opportunity to help shape the values of the young people working for them by instilling accountability and responsibility – skills that will serve them and your community throughout their lives.

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          Create a Destination!

          Jim Sahene - Bruster's CEO

          Bruster’s Is One Sweet Business. Learn Why From Our CEO!

          If you are ready to learn more about the role of a Bruster’s franchisee, there’s no better person to answer your questions than our CEO.

          Please join us for a virtual meet-and-greet with Jim Sahene, where you’ll learn more about Bruster’s and the role you’d serve as a franchisee.

          Register now, and we will send you the details. No obligation, just information!