7 STEPS TO GETTING INTO A SMOOTHIE BAR OR BLENDED DRINK OPERATION
A note from the good Doctor, Dr. Smoothie! This section will help you in your initial decision making. From here you can fax, e-mail or call us with your ideas.
The next step is to really think through what type blended drinks you want to introduce to your clients. Take a look at the smoothie primer. This document will help your knowledge grow with many ideas and levels of smoothie making.
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Determine the number of smoothies/drinks you want to serve in a day
Determine the category of of smoothie you want to make Select the smoothie category you want to serve in your establishment
|Type One||Type Two||Type Three||Type Four||Type Five||Type Six||Type Seven|
Determine the type of presentation
|Cart||Kiosk||Concession Trailer||Concession Mobile||Small 200 to 500 sq. ft.||Medium 500 to 1000 sq. ft.||Large 1000 plus sq. ft.|
Determine other items you want to serve on your menu
|Espresso||Fresh Fruit||Bagel||Coffee||Vegetable Juices||Sandwich|
|Frozen Deserts||Croissants||Energy Bars||Ice Cream Cones||Frozen Pops||Hot Drinks (Teas, etc.)|
Determine Concept or Association
|Self Created||Consultant||Franchise||License Agreement||Don't Know|
Determine how much you anticipate the concept is going to cost to develop and are prepared to invest. (Each Unit)
|Number of Units Desired||1||2-5||6-10||11|
|$5000 to $10,000||$10,000 to $25,000||$25,000 to $50,000||$50,000 to $100,000||$100,000|
Contact your Dr. Smoothie Representative and provide the above information in order to get your operation up and running.