Barbecue Franchises

Delicious homestyle food never goes out of style, which makes a barbeque franchise a saucy business opportunity. Authentic American flavors blended with already established restaurant chains offer a recipe for success. From slow-smoked pork to tender, juicy ribs to savory brisket, there's just something about the tasty food options and the warm, rustic atmosphere of a BBQ joint that allows patrons to feel right at home while dining in.

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Did You Know?

65% of Americans stated that the type of meal which they most love to eat is Barbeque

SOURCE: YouGov

In 2013, 29.4% Americans said they visited a fast casual restaurant at least one time per week

SOURCE: Deloitte

The casual restaurant industry in the U.S. generated an estimated $95 billion of revenue in 2015

SOURCE: Mazzone & Associates; IBISWorld; Capital IQ

Often seen as "barbeque" and "BBQ", barbecue is one of the most mispelled words around

SOURCE: The Spruce

SOURCE:
YouGov

SOURCE:
Deloitte

SOURCE:
Mazzone & Associates; IBISWorld; Capital IQ

SOURCE:
The Spruce

Types of Barbeque Restaurants

Most bar-b-q restaurant franchises operate in the fast casual sector offering more service and atmosphere than a fast food restaurant, but at a lower price point and with a more casual atmosphere than a traditional sit-down restuarant. Savvy entrepreneurs who recognize that it's just as much about the ambiance as it is the food should consider the earning potential a barbecue franchise can offer in both the long and short-term.

Why Buy a BBQ Franchise?

Americans love their comfort food but don't always have the time to prepare great, homestyle meals themselves. Barbecue restaurant franchises make it easy for busy families to grab a feel-good meal either to go or for dining in a casual environment. In addition, BBQ continues to be a growing favorite in the United States that is becoming more appreciated and sought after with each passing day!

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Barbeque Opportunities:

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

For 39 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...

150k 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

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