Notable mentions

"This may just be the future of ice cream. Cauldron Ice Cream's puffle cones have taken the West Coast."

"Ice cream bouquest, the latest in almost-too-pretty-to-eat food trends, is a product of the Cauldron Ice Cream, an eatery on the west coast that specializes in an array of ice cream flavors from S'mores, Earl Grey Lavender to Vietnamese Coffee and Pineapple Express."


Orange County, CA based Cauldron Ice Cream has reinvented ice cream by incorporating cutting – Edge technology, and creative techniques, to open the door to a new world of dessert possibilities. Cauldron, which is most famously known for inventing the Puffle Cone, inspired by the popular Hong Kong street snack, offers customers a unique experience by using liquid nitrogen to create their handmade ice cream, which is consistently creamy and full of flavor. An immediate social media and internet sensation, Cauldron Ice Cream continues to wow their customer by introducing new and innovative flavor each month.

Target Franchisee

We’re looking to partner with experienced and qualified franchisees and qualified investors to grow Cauldron Ice Cream to major U.S media markets and international locations. Prospective franchisees must have:

  • $750k minimum net worth
  • $300 minimum liquid capital available for investment
  • Readiness to develop a minimum of 3 or more units


For more information about how you can become the next Cauldron Ice Cream franchise owner, submit your information now and our Director of Development will be in touch.

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We currently have 3 locations open and 20 under development in Southern California. Now we're expanding through franchising to the 40 largest U.S. media markets and beyond.

current locations

Artesia, CA

Glendale, CA

San Diego, CA

Santa Ana, CA


under developmentt


Dallas, TX

Orange County, CA

San Diego, CA

Franchise Facts




Fast Casual/QSR

Sub Segment:

Ice Cream

Hours of Operation:

Monday-Saturday,12pm-10pm, Sunday 12pm-9pm

Day Parts:


Revenue Streams:

Dine-In, Carry Out,Event Catering

Franchise Fee:



3 Units


6% of weekly gross sales

Worldwide Creative Fund:

2% of weekly gross sales

Local Store Marketing:



1,200 square feet

Start Up Costs:

$269,100 - $533,500


Minimum $300k liquid capital and minimum $750k Net Worth

franchisee SUPPORT

As a Cauldron frenchisee, you will receive multiple business benifits, including:

  • Real Estate/Site Selection
  • Store Build-Out/Construction
  • Training Systems
  • Operational Support
  • Recipe and Menu Development
  • Marketing and Brand Building
  • Vendor and Equipment Selection
  • Point of Sale System
  • Pre-Opening/Grand Opening Support
  • Business Consulting

Ready to become a franchisee?

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