The DQ Grill & Chill® restaurant is our flagship concept. This concept offers a total food service program, featuring the full line of our famous DQ® treat products and a full food menu. These restaurants are designed to feature food offerings while maintaining our DQ treat heritage. The interior is warm and inviting – different from, and better than the typical quick-service restaurant. Franchise opportunities are available in select markets across the United States. Location opportunities include: Conversions of existing buildings, freestanding stores, strip centers, and dual use buildings.
Our basic requirements for new franchisees include a review of your background, work experience, and financial capabilities. In general, we are looking for investors or individuals who have the following:
prior retail or foodservice ownership or management experience
a proposed management plan
the financial resources necessary to develop and operate the restaurant
a passion for building the DQ brand
Following is a breakdown of the current financial requirements for a DQ Grill & Chill restaurant:
Minimum Net Worth:
4% of sales
On-going Sales Promotion Fee:
Term of Franchise Agreement:
20 years w/10 year renewal option
Following is the estimated project cost for a standard, free standing, DQ Grill & Chill restaurant (excluding land). The actual cost associated with a specific project may vary from these ranges. For information on additional costs that may be incurred, please refer to our Franchise Disclosure Document
Initial Franchise Fee:
$200,000 - $400,000
$400,000 - $600,000
$295,000 - $370,000
This information is intended to provide you with a brief synopsis of a DQ Grill & Chill project. Opportunities for development exist that could vary from the typical project.
"The DQ Grill & Chill concept really fits the franchisee who wants to feel pride in what they do. A DQ Grill & Chill restaurant has the potential for every customer to leave satisfied. There is comfort in knowing that DQ has been around so long. DQ Grill & Chill is the next generation of that same success story."
DQ Grill & Chill® Franchisee
Fort Myers, FL
Development opportunities with DQ have never been greater!
This franchise is not currently accepting inquiries.