1. Submit a Request for Consideration using the online Franchise Application.
  2. ​Agree on a date and time to discuss the application and get to know each other.
    • Our values, mission, vision, culture and the history of the Big Easy Sno-Balls brand.
    • Do we have similar values and vision?
    • Review our complete concept and our position in the market.
    • Overview of the Big Easy Sno-Balls franchisee training program and the BES International, LLC corporate management team.
  3. ​Agree on a date and time for a Mutual Expectations call.
    • ​​Introductions:  Our Executive team and your team.  We request that all people be present who will be involved in the decision making process of deciding to invest in a Big Easy Sno-Balls franchise.
    • Overview of training and support systems
    • Overview of our processes and expectations
    • Overview of our Marketing Strategy
    • Meet our Real Estate team
    • The Path to Success
  4. ​Start-up Workshop
    • ​​How to creatively and safely open and finance your franchise under budget
    • ​Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) will be sent to you for review
  5. ​Discovery Day
    • ​Meet Executives and Trainers in-person
    • Tour store(s)
    • See how we make our products and the equipment we use
    • Introduction and overview of our hardware and software used (POS, Accounting, Music, Menus, Backoffice, Inventory ordering, Payroll, etc.).
    • Overview of Marketing, Pre-Grand Opening, Grand Opening
    • It is GO or NO GO time !
  6. ​Present, Review and Sign Franchise Agreement
    • ​​Pay Franchise Fee
    • ​You are now a Franchise owner!
  7. ​The real work begins!  You are now on our team and we will relentlessly help you to succeed.
    • ​​Find an approved location and negotiate the lease
    • Hire architect, design site, get permits, build out and equip your location
    • Initial Inventory
    • Hire and train employees
    • Marketing strategy
    • Pre-Grand opening, Grand Opening
    • Ongoing Support


​​* This is not an offer to sell you a franchise.  An offering is made by prospectus only in the form of a

Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).