Be A Brand 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 franchisee across the country that share our standard of excellence and passion for people. For example, our franchisees:

  • Deliver superior customer service
  • Offer the best quality ice cream to their guests
  • Follow the Bruster’s comprehensive operating system
  • Mentor and lead a team of young adults
  • Create a gathering place for families and friends
  • Have fun while building a valuable business
If this sounds like you, let’s see if Bruster’s is a good fit for your future!
Shape A Life!
Get Started Here

Bruster's Franchise Candidate Profile

Bruster's Franchisee Candidates

Profile Summary:

  • Net Worth $500,000-$800,000, based on store type
  • Liquid Capital $125,000-$350,000, based on store type
  • Prefer college education or higher
  • 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
  • Leadership by example
  • Tough, but fair
  • Respect and empathy for others
  • Enjoys mentoring youth, Seeking control of destiny
What the Candidate Wants
What the Candidate Wants

From their career:

  • Leverage their experience
  • Control of destiny
  • Pride in achievements
  • Develop a legacy business
  • Collaboration and support
  • Achieve lifestyle and financial expectations
  • Professional satisfaction; Increased flexibility
  • Family time
  • Establish sustainable growth

From a franchise opportunity:

  • Proven systems
  • Comprehensive, enthusiastic support
  • Brand strength and protection
  • Multi revenue streams
  • Return commensurate with effort
  • Proactive business enhancements
  • Community connection
  • Advanced business tools and technology
What Bruster's Wants
What Bruster's Wants

Personal Traits:

  • Developing staff/culture
  • Dedicated to quality and service
  • Builds relationships
  • Diligent, ambitious, persistent, patient
  • Can identify and capitalize on opportunities
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Positive outlook, upbeat
  • 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, organized
  • Solid decision-making skills
  • Handles stress
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
Connect With Your Community!
Get Started Here
Shaping Lives, Preparing For The Future
The majority of our franchisees’ employees are young adults. 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.
Bruster's Testimonial - Bill Palaich
Create a Destination!
Get Started Here
Jim Sahene - Bruster's CEO
Jim Sahene, Bruster's CEO

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

If you are curious about living the ice cream dream, there is no person better qualified to give you insight.

Please join us for a special 1-hour conference call with Jim Sahene, Bruster’s CEO.

Register Now

Register for one of our monthly CEO calls and we will send you the details!

No Obligation… Just information!

Bruster's Real Ice Cream - Logo

*Disclaimer- This is not an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy a franchise. Any offer to sell a franchise will be made after individuals have completed an application and been qualified to receive a Franchise Disclosure Document. For those individuals who qualify, an offer to sell the franchise will only be made in conjunction with the delivery of a current Bruster’s Real Ice Cream Franchise Disclosure Document. Other qualifications apply when determining whether you will be offered a Bruster’s franchise. You may request confidential information from Bruster’s by phone, mail or by submitting your contact information through this site. 724-312-8739 | © 2020 Bruster’s Limited Partnership. All rights reserved.