Food Franchises

It seems everyone is busy these days, whether it's deadlines at work or a day full of running kids to soccer practice and swim meets. Yet everyone needs to eat, even when they're on the go. By investing in a proven restaurant franchise, you can satisfy their hunger as well as your appetite for success.

Before investing in a business, it's important to do your research. The food, beverage and restaurant industry can be particularly risky if you're not prepared and well-informed. Thoroughly explore your options, ask questions of franchisors, and set yourself up for success.

Did You Know?

Makes up about 32% of all franchise establishments in the U.S. and employs over 5 million people

SOURCE: Franchise Business Economic Outlook for 2016

Fried Chicken, BBQ, hot tea, comfort foods and pastries top the perennial favorites list for 2016

SOURCE: National Restaurant Association

28.2% of Americans visit quick service restaurants weekly; 34% visit casual dining restaurants once

SOURCE: Statista

McDonald's is the most valuable fast food franchise with a value of approximately $22.04 billion

SOURCE: Statista

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Franchise Business Economic Outlook for 2016

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National Restaurant Association

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Statista

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Statista

Types of Food Franchises

There’s a huge selection of food and restaurant opportunities catering to all tastes (pun intended) ranging from home-style barbeque to country cooking, fast food to upscale dining. If you have a sweet tooth, you can choose from several available ice cream, smoothie, and frozen yogurt franchises. Prefer to chill out with a cup of coffee or tea and a small pastry? Those options exist, as well. Want something with less overhead and a bit more “mobile”? Vending franchises are yet another food franchise you might consider.

Why Consider a Food Franchise?

Starting any business - even a popular food franchise - has some risk involved, but that’s where franchising comes in. If you want to open your own restaurant, franchises offer a safety net, allowing you to hit the ground running with a successful, proven business model and a brand people love.

So if you've always dreamed of owning a restaurant or your own business, and with so many options, a food franchise could be the answer to your dreams!

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Food Franchises Currently Available:

Join the largest barbecue chain in America! With over 520 locations in 43 states, our smokin’ hot franchise has been treating guests to great tasting barbecue since 1941. If you’re looking to diversify your portfolio or...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Become part of Pizza History by joining the Rosati's Family of stores. For Five Generations Rosati's has been Cooking up Great Food from Original Family Recipes and Building Great Relationships within the Communities...

80k Minimum Cash Required

The Brass Tap is an upscale beer bar that offers 40-60 different craft beers on tap, more than 300 varieties of imports, and local craft beers. We are constantly searching for the best beers from all regions around the...

250k Minimum Cash Required

Join the healthy vending revolution with Healthy YOU Vending! The demand for healthy food choices is exploding. We secure your locations. Don’t miss this opportunity!

30k Minimum Cash Required

Unique restaurant training and culture that motivates young associates to delight our guests 26+ years of implementing a proven, replicable marketing and operations model A culture that turns the management pyramid upside...

100k Minimum Cash Required

We are obsessed with food and exceeding expectations. For example, The Bobbie, Capriotti's signature sub was voted The greatest Sandwich in America by thousands of readers across the country and reported by AOL.com....

100k Minimum Cash Required

At Pizza Ranch, we offer more than you might expect. Including an opportunity to build wealth and gain financial independence. When you own a Pizza Ranch, you join a welcoming culture with industry-leading support, legendary...

300k Minimum Cash Required

Partnering with ARCO-ampm makes it easier than ever to own your own convenience store franchise! Our simple turn-key program will allow you to hit the ground running. Contact us today. It could be the best investment you...

750k Minimum Cash Required

Togo's is looking for success-driven people who want to own their own popular sandwich shop! Togo's gives its franchisees the benefit of over 30 years of experience, un-matched training and support, marketing plans and much...

100k Minimum Cash Required

With a nationally recognized brand, comprehensive training, ongoing support and a product that is loved by people of all ages, it's easy to see why owning a Bruster's Real Ice Cream franchise can be the best investment you...

100k Minimum Cash Required

At the heart of every Beef ® franchise is a commitment to the community, a commitment that sets our franchise apart from other models. From local little leagues to adult recreational leagues, Beef 'O' Brady's® is a...

250k Minimum Cash Required

German Doner Kebab (GDK) is in the fast growing Mediterranean Grilled Sector preparing and sharing menu items that are fresh with a healthy nutritional approach that delivers on taste,abundance,choice and experience. Our...

250k Minimum Cash Required

Welcome to the Islands - transport yourself from the every day to that surf shack on the beach where fresh, original poke bowls are presented in unique Hawaiian and Caribbean style. Island Fin Poke Company is a quick casual...

100k Minimum Cash Required

For 32 years, Woody's Bar-B-Q has remained the quintessential American Bar-B-Q experience...iconic, national and regional recipes, slow-cooked to perfection and served by smiling faces. With a full-menu ranging from ribs to...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt is a self-serve, choose-your-own-toppings frozen yogurt and treat franchise that inspires people to celebrate their originality by mixing and mashing up bites, flavors, toppings and more – all to...

150k Minimum Cash Required

The Symposium Restaurants have been “Redefining the Cafe experience” since 1996: responding to change, adapting to consumer dining trends, and above all setting high standards in restaurant service, food and beverage...

350k Minimum Cash Required

Squisito® has over 35 years of experience in successfully serving up classic Italian dishes made with the finest, freshest ingredients. With the combination of our handpicked tomatoes from the fields of California, our...

150k Minimum Cash Required

Burrito Shak is a fast casual concept with an emphasis on high quality, chef-inspired menu items. The Burrito Shak atmosphere offers a coastal, laid back vibe focusing on great customer service. Burrito Shak’s fun and...

70k Minimum Cash Required

Bar-B-Cutie is truly the best Bar-B-Cue in the country, since our inception in 1950, we stand behind every meal, customer transaction and plate served at our restaurants. The Bar-B-Cutie franchise exemplifies this core focus...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Unique and trendy fast casual BBQ and Hot Dog Joints - Crave is now looking for franchise partners throughout the U.S. as well as Internationally. If you want to own your own business, encourage creativity and still have...

50k Minimum Cash Required

By using the best quality ingredients we can find, and traditional baking methods to produce the best NY style bagels south of the Mason-Dixon Line, we have garnered multiple awards for Best Bagel and Best Breakfast in our...

200k Minimum Cash Required

Become a part of this UNIQUE opportunity in the QSR sandwich space. Be proud of the product that you serve to your community! Freshly roasted and prepared in house every day since 1972 our Roast Beef is mouth watering and...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Financial independence. Flexible work schedule. Enjoyable work environment. All the benefits of being your own boss are waiting right around the corner. Street Corner convenience stores are located in more than 40 of the...

50k Minimum Cash Required

Succulent Coffee provides top-of-the-line commercial services to large and small businesses across the U.S. Whether a business is in need of commercial coffee service to keep employees motivated, coffee water to keep...

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