It is our thick, smooth, creamy frozen custard – always made fresh – and our fast and friendly service that has captivated Northeast Ohioans since 1985. Many who taste East Coast Original Frozen Custard are reminded of the custard they once enjoyed at places like Coney Island, New York and Cleveland’s own Euclid Beach Park.

As an East Coast Custard franchisee, you will learn how to manufacture a range of high quality frozen custard and yogurt products including novelties that will delight the palates of your customers.

We will teach you how to efficiently serve a large volume of people at peak times.

We will share with you our outstanding marketing tools including a monthly calendar of creative flavors and specials (featured on our web site) that our customers frequently visit.

Utilizing our experience with site location and demographics, we will assist you in finding a location and help you with the layout and design of your store.

You will be trained at our company stores in every facet of the frozen custard business including quality control, equipment maintenance, customer service, hiring and training of staff, accounting procedures, marketing techniques and more.

An experienced member of our staff will be present to make certain that your exciting opening day and first few days go smoothly.

Most importantly, your business will draw on our resources and expertise and the contributions of other East Coast Custard store operators as a dynamic source of ongoing support.

Minimum Requirements

* Minimum net worth $350,000 with at least $100,000 in liquid assets

* The resources necessary to secure a loan from a lender whose minimum qualifications may exceed ours

* Verifiable personal and financial information

* Willingness to devote quality time to your business or designate a manager with the experience and skill to effectively supervise a store

After qualifying you, we will discuss your experience, motivation and goals in an effort to evaluate your suitability for our concept.


This Web site and the information contained herein do not constitute the offer of a franchise. The offer and sale of a franchise can only be made through the delivery and receipt of an East Coast Custard Franchise Corp. Offering Circular. East Coast Custard franchises may not be available in some states.

Franchising Application