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

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

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

A Franchise style company without the Franchise Fees and territory restrictions. Locations, American Made Equipment and total business management training, all are part of this amazing opportunity.

30k Minimum Cash Required

Own a down-home, family-style 24-hour restaurant that has the backing of an iconic brand name a reputation of amazing Southern hospitality. With incredible momentum from a 50-year history and more than 400 locations in 20...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Join a Multi-Billion Dollar industry dealing in Safety with huge profit margins averaging over 4000%. Demand for our Unique Non-Slip treatments is in high demand and continues to grow rapidly. ROI’s often within 2-3 months.

20k Minimum Cash Required

Saladworks leads the exploding fast-casual salad space, with nine consecutive quarters of positive same-store sales growth through 2017. America’s original entrée salad destination opened in 1986, and today consumers can...

50k 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

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

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

Bigger, Better, Blimpie - Blimpie is one of the largest sub sandwich franchises in America. Quality, fresh-sliced meats and cheeses set the brand apart. Easy to own and simple to operate. Join our franchise family and reach...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Dick's Wings & Grill is on fire! Offering more than 365 extraordinary flavors to tantalize your taste buds, this family friendly restaurant franchise has won several “Best of...” awards for its unique wings, juicy...

150k 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

An All American Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shop® is a fun people business that appeals to a wide consumer base, requires a minimum amount of inventory and is a cash business that is relatively easy to operate. With over 20...

70k Minimum Cash Required

Welcome to your favorite neighborhood coffeehouse! At Sertinos Coffee Shops the quality of our coffee and tea drinks is paramount. We use the highest quality products available in generous portions. Sertinos Coffee Shops are...

70k 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

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

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

DMK Burger Bar is an award-winning concept that is leading the evolution of America’s favorite meal: the burger. With 100% grass-fed beef burgers, house-made turkey burgers, bison burgers, veggie & grain burgers, as well...

250k Minimum Cash Required

Founded 2003 in Atlanta, GA, Tin Drum is inspired by the energy and atmosphere of the streets of Asia. The fast-casual restaurants are typically 1800-2200 sqft. and serve hits from Asia such as stir fry, noodle, curry, fresh...

150k Minimum Cash Required

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries, & Shakes is a rapidly growing fast-casual, “better burger” concept with over 88 units open in the U.S. and Internationally. MOOYAH serves made- to-order 100% Fresh Never Frozen American Beef, all...

250k Minimum Cash Required

There’s a reason Teriyaki Shops are found everywhere in Seattle; teriyaki is fast, delicious, and healthy. The founders love affair with teriyaki started in Seattle as students, then was brought home to Las Vegas in 2003...

100k 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
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