Life’s Too Short for Just One Flavor.

A Chicago institution for almost 100 years, we’re excited to work with franchisees to help bring our famous ice cream nationwide!


Why Rainbow Cone?

It all starts with our world-famous ice cream, but it certainly doesn’t stop there. From eye-popping branding and store designs to our turn-key menu and operations, everything about The Original Rainbow Cone is set up and ready for franchise success!

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The Rainbow Cone Story

The Original Rainbow Cone

A Chicago tradition for over 95 years. We still stack the same five flavors today: Orange Sherbet, Pistachio, Palmer House, Strawberry, and Chocolate. We slice (not scoop) these flavors into a cone or a cup.


Franchising with Rainbow Cone

For the first time in our history, we are expanding Rainbow Cone’s footprint through franchising. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join the Rainbow Cone family and share Chicago’s most famous ice cream cone and other beloved desserts with your community. Learn More

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Got a sweet tooth for success? Find out how you can join the family and open your very own Rainbow Cone location.

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