The Dairy Queen DQ Grill & Chill® concept offers a total food service program, featuring our full line of famous DQ treat products and a food menu. Franchise opportunities are available in select markets across the United States.
What does Liquid Capital mean?
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:
Following is a breakdown of the current financial requirements for a DQ Grill & Chill restaurant:
4% of sales
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
$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."
Development opportunities with DQ have never been greater!
West Virginia, Vermont, Texas, Tennessee, South Carolina, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, New York, New Hampshire, Mississippi, Missouri, Michigan, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Louisiana, Kentucky, Kansas, Indiana, Illinois, Georgia, Florida, Delaware, Connecticut, California, Arizona, Arkansas, Alabama, Alaska
Interested parties should have at least $400,000 in liquid capital to invest.