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.

The Path to Ownership


Welcome and Introductions

Meet our Franchise Development representative to discuss the franchise opportunity and tell us about your qualifications.

NEXT STEPS: If you meet our qualification standards, we’ll send initial information and schedule a video call with our Franchise Development team.


Concept Overview Call

Join a video call with our Franchise Development representative to discuss more about your background and qualifications. Learn more about your desired brand and determine if you’re the right fit for our organization!

NEXT STEPS: If you meet our qualification standards, we’ll send you a formal application.


Application Review with VP of Franchising

Join a video call with our VP of Franchising to review your application.

NEXT STEPS: If you meet our qualifications, 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 video call to review and answer any questions you may have.


Pre-Join The Team Day Call

Learn more about the daily operation with our Operations Team and schedule a date for our Join The Team Day.

NEXT STEPS: Submit the following information: Financial Verification with Supporting Documentation, Background Check, Credit Check.


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. Each Franchisee candidate is subject to a comprehensive review of qualification criteria as determined by Franchisor and formal approval of a Franchisee application by Franchisor in its sole discretion.