Tasti D-Lite

  • Tasti D-Lite LLC
341 Cool Springs Blvd., # 100
Franklin, TN 37067
  • (866) 424-4640 / (615) 550-3112
  • (615) 550-3154 (Fax)

Tasti D-Lite Now more than ever, people need a little Tasti D-Lite... check out this fast-growing good-for-you frozen dessert concept. Simple and fun to operate, featuring a low-cal, low-fat, low-carb product that's been the talk of New York for more than 20 years. Unlike other light concepts, it has a rich texture and a creamy delicious taste. So healthy, it becomes a daily habit! The world's leading guilt-free food franchise. The right opportunity. At the right time.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1987

Franchising Since: 2008

Operating Units

Franchised Units 53 96.4%
Company-Owned Units 2 3.6%
Total Operating Units 55 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 50 96.2% In 5 States
Canada 0 0.0% In 0 Provinces
International 2 3.8% In 1 Foreign Countries
Total 52 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators N/A
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators N/A

North American Unit Density

Density Units
New York 56
New Jersey 4

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, District of Columbia

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member No
Franchisee Association? No
Size of Corporate Staff 28
Site Selection
Lease Negotiation Assistance Yes
Financial Assistance Yes, Indirect

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising Yes
National Advertising No
Regional Advertising Yes
Local Advertising Yes
Marketing Materials Ad Slicks, Coupons/Rebates, Direct Mailers, Site Signs, Videos
Additional Services: In-House Marketing, Press Releases, Sales Strategies
Other Marketing Support Grand Opening

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing N/A
Central Purchasing N/A
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training Included
Initial Store Opening Yes, at additional cost
Inventory Control N/A
Franchisee Newsletter N/A
Regional or National Meetings Yes, at additional cost
800 Telephone Hotline Included


Nashville, TN 1 Week
New York, NY 1 Week
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Financial Requirements


Minimum Net Worth $250K
Cash Investment $70K
Total Investment $101-441.7K
Average Total Investment $272K


Initial Franchise Fee $30K
Average Franchise Fee $30K
On-Going Royalty 5%
Average Royalty 5%
Advertising Fee 2%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 2
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 4
Space Needs (in square feet) 1,000
Preferred Site Types Free Standing Building, Storefront, Strip Center, Regional Mall
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? No
Listed in the SBA Registry? No
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 2
General Business Experience 2
Specific Industry Experience 1
Formal Education 3
Psychological Profile 1
Personal Interviews 2
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 10
Term of Renewal Period 10
Passive Ownership? Not Allowed
Area Development
Yes, for 10 years
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? No
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 52
USA Yes, All United States
Canada Yes, All Canada
Overseas Yes, All Countries
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