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Chocolate Works


Chocolate Works satisfies people’s love of chocolate with a huge variety of gourmet treats. Retail stores offer customers bin after bin of specialty sweets, all made from exclusive recipes with quality ingredients. But there’s even more to attract new customers and keep them coming back. Workshops give chocolate lovers an opportunity to craft their own candies. Parties, special events, and corporate gifts provide additional revenue. Candies and confections are a multi-billion dollar industry, with high profit margins and growth potential. Chocolate is a perennial favorite for which there’s always a demand.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
Net worth required
$284,800 - $466,600
Franchise fee
Units in operation


Chocolate Works franchisees receive training from a development team, which includes confidential manuals and help with site selection and advertising. Professional support is available for every step of the process. Once established, franchisees may manufacture their inventory in-house, using specialized equipment, or purchase all their products from corporate headquarters. Chocolate Works has hundreds of unique and profitable items to choose from, allowing individual stores may adjust their inventory to suit their local clientele. Floor plans and display cases may also be customized. The three types of income generated from retail, parties, and commercial customers makes Chocolate Works unique.

History of Chocolate Works Franchises

The family-owned parent company, started by John Whaley, has been in operation for more than 40 years in the New York City area. Chocolate Works, started by his son Joe Whaley, an Iraq war veteran, continues the tradition of fine chocolates with the addition of a full line of candies, ice cream, and coffee.

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