OWN A Geláre

We are an award winning Food Franchise

A business system in which you can succeed and grow as an individual and be proud of providing great products and service, this is it. We are delighted to be a long term Geláre ice cream franchise opportunities as it is really all about trusting, growing and learning together. Thank you, Geláre, your excellent support is second to none!

At Geláre we produce amazing premium ice-cream and all-round exceptional dishes, but that’s not all we do; we are making our dessert, cafe and ice cream franchise opportunities available to you. If you’re ready to invest in the sweetest adventure of your life, chat to us!

Now, here’s a little bit more about us.

We’ve never just been about being an ice cream franchise parlour. We want to provide an experience that puts a smile on your face when you come to our outlets. We think of ourselves as more of an immersive dessert cafe, allowing us to explore flavour and texture and create a one-stop shop for all your dessert needs.

We want to be the go-to place where friends and families come to connect with each other while experiencing the smells of our freshly baked waffles and cones. We want to create food that can be enjoyed over a conversation with loved ones, something that can compliment an already lovely experience. We create a cosy environment with our friendly staff, rustic environment, and unique, all natural ice cream that can be enjoyed any time of the day. 

The costs associated with setting up a Geláre ice-cream franchise business depends on the size and condition of the store. All our equipment and fixtures are a result of many years or experience through tried and tested research and development. 

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Extensive business assistance

We provide in-depth initial and ongoing training of all our Geláre partners. This ensures you have the best outcome for success and continue to learn as you grow your business.

Easy to operate

With no kitchen, no chef, no waste and no food preparation means you can spend more time focusing on your team and offering outstanding service to customers and building meaningful relationships with the community. 

Great brand recognition

Geláre is a globally recognised brand and continues to be a leader in the ice cream industry. Geláre has an amazing marketing and digital team, who regularly work with our franchise partners to develop and deliver engaging campaigns.

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The application process

Send an online enquiry here


Initial phone call from our team


Complete application form for assessment


Phone interview with our team


If successful, confidentiality and disclosure documents issued


Face to face meeting with our team


One day experience in the store


Development of franchise agreement


Register your new business


You made it!


Current Opportunities

Howard Smith Wharf
Brisbane CBD
Gold Coast
Harbour Town
Pacific Fair
Valley Vibe
Victoria Point
West End

Western Australia
Cockburn Central
East Victoria Park
Kardinya Park
Perth CBD

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Franchising Q&As

What is the initial investment?

The initial investment for a new store including the franchise start up fees, store design and build costs and training fees can range from approximately $350,000 to $500,000 depending on the location.

There can also be opportunities to purchase an existing store and in these instances the cost can range from around $250,000 – $750,000.

What is the average size of a Geláre store?

Our stores generally range in size from approximately 80 – 150 m2, with outdoor seating.

Am I required to work in the store?

Yes, in our experience it has proven highly advantageous for our Franchise Partners to work in their store, to be familiar with the day to day workings of the store and to ensure the standards of service are maintained throughout its operations.

What happens once my store opens?

The friendly team at Geláre Head Office are available to provide ongoing support and training in operations and marketing through store visits and regular national team meetings.

What kind of return can I expect from the operation of a Geláre franchise?

When you submit an application for a franchise a copy of our current Disclosure Document will be provided.  We can also make available on a case by case basis a snapshot of historical financial information based on the performance of our stores. You may also wish to seek the assistance of professional business, accounting and legal advisers throughout the application process.

We are unable make any representation to you on the potential level of sales and profitability on any existing or new store.


Thank you for considering one of our Geláre franchise opportunities. We’re always excited to hear from those who are as passionate about the brand as we are! To help us answer any of your questions about franchising with Geláre and to learn a little bit more about you, send us a quick obligation-free enquiry below.

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