Get Started with Rainbow Cone

Interested in learning more about starting your very own Rainbow Cone location? Complete the form below and someone from our team will be in touch shortly. We look forward to connecting with you.

Or contact: Joe Buonavolanto III VP of Franchise Operations

708-749-2333 ext. 264

The Path to Ownership


Review Information

Review all of the information on this website and get in touch!


Welcome & Introductions

Meet our Franchise Representative to discuss the franchise opportunity and tell us about your qualifications. - Next Steps: If you meet our qualification standards, we’ll send you a full candidate application and schedule a call with our VP of Franchising!


Interview with VP & Concept Overview

Meet our VP of Franchising to discuss more about your background and qualifications. Learn more about your desired brand and determine if you’re a right fit for our organization! - Next Steps: If you meet our qualification standards, we’ll send you our Franchise Disclosure Document.


Franchise Disclosure Document Review

After you’ve received and reviewed the Franchise Disclosure Document, we will schedule a time to meet with you remotely to review and answer any questions you may have. Next Steps: Submit the following information: • Personal Financial Statement with Supporting Documents • Background Check • Credit Check If you meet our qualification standards, we’ll schedule a time to come out to our corporate headquarters meet the team and tour some of our company owned locations.


Join the Team Day

Visit our corporate headquarters in Berwyn, Illinois and visit some company-owned sites to see the culture up-close and personal. You’ll meet our founders and the team that will be behind you every step of the way. - Next Steps: Await a decision from the Franchise Review Committee.


Review, Decision, & Approval

Our Franchise Review Committee will perform one final detailed check of your submitted forms, background check, and ownership plans to ensure you meet our qualification standards and make a decision. - Next Steps: The VP of franchising will be in touch regarding the committee’s decision. If approved, you’ll receive a Franchise Agreement to review and sign. Once signed you’ll begin your franchisee journey.

This document should not be construed as an offer to sell any Buona or Rainbow Cone franchise. No franchise will be sold to any resident of any jurisdiction until the offering has been exempted from the requirements of, or duly registered in and declared effective by, such jurisdiction and the required Franchise Disclosure Document has been delivered to the prospective franchisee before the sale in compliance with the applicable law.