Humble Family-Owned Shop to a Quickly Growing Nationwide Brand

Since 2004, SubZero Nitrogen Ice Cream has built a name for itself by offering an experience like no other in the ice cream business. Add to the experience SubZero uses the best and highest-quality of ingredients that inspire customers and franchisees alike. From our humble beginning in the little town of Orem, Utah, SubZero has grown into an award-winning, nation-wide favorite with more than 60 locations across the country.


We're looking for Quick Service Restaurant franchise partners who will bring their passion and drive for profitability to join our family of hospitable ice cream loving business owners. We provide everything you need to be successful, while you focus on what's made Sub Zero famous, inspiring customer with our delicious ice cream. Join us in our mission:

To share in our join of creating smiles - one ice cream sensation at a time.


Reasons to franchise

recipe for Success

Qualified candidates must possess an eye for operational excellence, a passion for their community, and a love of ice cream. We are looking for franchise partners that can hold to our core-values of SHOWCASING OUR service-oriented, customer-centric experience.

Franchise Partners must possess a passion for being involved in their community, and a sheer desire to reach new heights of business opportunities through in-store operations, catering, and school-science presentations.


Sub Zero uniquely provides franchise partners with generous revenue generating opportunities that no other dessert business provides - we travel well - we make mobile catering easy. No need to lug around tons of frozen ice cream to accommodate large events, no matter the weather, Sub Zero Ice Cream franchise partners make fresh, delicious ice cream right before each client's eyes.


Our catering abilities will accent the most elegant of wedding experiences or corporate events equally. Sub Zero engages perfectly in an exciting, educational, and fun science-focused S.T.E.M. school presentation or annual school fundraiser.


Sub Zero's Perspective franchise partners must own a passion for building a brand within their community and demonstrate the ability to build a high-performing team dedicated to operational excellence and guest satisfaction.


Qualifications of a Prospective franchise partner



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nutritionally inclusive

Regardless of a person's health or lifestyle, Sub Zero has them covered. We have vegan, lactose free, gluten free, & sugar free options!​

Personal & Customized

Freedom of choice & our distinctive system allow for millions of unique combinations. ​

Flexible processes for opportunity

Dessert making is now a performance. Create an enviable display for catering opportunities and take “memorable” to a whole new level. Reach new customers and increase visibility to your store through in-school science experiments.​

Fresh + Best Tasting

It all starts with liquid nitrogen. At -321 degrees, we flash freeze our uniquely dense & creamy cold treats right before your eyes. ​

10 Best

 Franchises to Buy From

‘Shark Tank’ by Forbes

TOP 500

Food Franchises

 by Entrepreneur


Sub Zero Ice Cream is Icing

out the Competition

Requirements for New store development

Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000

Verifiable Liquid Assets: $100,000

Total Net Worth: $250,000

Meet the



 Easy Steps to franchise 



We want the process to ownership to be simple, clear, and easy to navigate so you feel comfortable and confident throughout the entire process. See for yourself - we have outlined each step to ownership and the process beginning with the initial conversation until your grand opening - you'll know exactly where you are regardless of the pace that gets your there.