next steps

Going step-by-step through the process of becoming a Rita’s franchise owner

Wondering what happens next after you fill out the form or give us a call? We’ll guide you step-by-step, so that you can learn everything that goes into being a Rita’s franchise owner and ensure that you’re making the best business decision for your personal goals.

Here’s a little rundown on what you can expect:

Submit financial application

You’ll submit an application to determine if you meet our financial qualifications, which include a minimum liquidity of $100,000 and a net worth of at least $300,000.

Franchise Disclosure Document review

If your financial application is approved, you’ll receive a copy of our current Franchise Disclosure Document to review.

Complete due diligence

You’ll continue your research by interviewing current franchisees, who will answer your questions and help you determine whether the Rita’s franchise opportunity is the right fit for you and your business goals.

Attend Discovery Day

You’ll come to Rita’s headquarters in Philadelphia to meet with the team and take a deep dive into the business opportunity.

Sign franchise agreement

If we both decide to move forward, you’ll be awarded a franchise agreement to sign, pay the initial fees and begin the process of opening your new Rita’s franchise.

Find out more about our franchise opportunities 

To learn more about the Rita’s franchise opportunity, fill out the form on this page to access our Franchise Information Center, where you can find detailed financial results, startup costs and more.

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