Casual Restaurant Franchises

Fast casual restaurants, also known as quick service restaurants, are a growing segment of the food industry. More and more consumers are seeking dining options that fit with their busy schedules and their desire for healthier options for themselves and their families. Fast casual restaurants have stepped in to fill that need. If you are looking for a business opportunity in the dining category, a fast casual franchise can put you on the pathway to success.

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Did You Know?

72% of consumers prefer eating at quick-service restaurants for lunch.

SOURCE: Statista

U.S. consumers spent $281.9 billion in the quick service restaurant sector in 2016.

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In 2016, 81% of consumers spent $1 to $15 on a visit to a quick service restaurant.

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There were 337,667 quick service restaurants in the U.S. as of spring 2014.

SOURCE: NPD Group

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Types of Quick-Serve Restaurant Franchises

The possibilities are almost endless when it comes to fast casual franchise options. From restaurants that focus on ethnic choices to more traditional fare, there are choices for just about every palette. Other choices include fast casual franchises that focus on specialty convenience foods or desserts, even healthier options have proven to be a popular choice in this category for an entrepreneur with the drive to pursue a business in the food industry.

Why Buy a Casual Restaurant Franchise

A quick service restaurant meets two of consumers main needs for their dining options at this time—they are efficient, and they offer healthier options. Today's consumer is seeking food choices for themselves and their families that fit with their on-the-go lifestyles without sacrificing quality or taste. If you like the idea of being a part of a business that offers this kind of choice for busy families, a fast casual restaurant can be a great business opportunity.

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Quick Casual Opportunities:

One of the fastest growing restaurant chains in the U.S., Jimmy John’s is now seeking multi-unit operators to fuel our growth. Homemade bread is served freshly baked, and the meats and veggies are freshly sliced in-shop...

200k Minimum Cash Required

Are you passionate about owning your own business? Are you interested in giving people the choice to eat healthy? If the answer is yes, then you have found the right partner to build you a successful healthy vending...

30k Minimum Cash Required

The success of Primo is attributed to an excellent, long-tenured staff that regularly serves up a combination of quality, consistency, and originality. Our large and diverse menu features dozens of Specialty Hoagies, most of...

100k Minimum Cash Required

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

Jon Smith Subs is a fresh new opportunity with a track record for success, serving high quality subs, right off the grill, overstuffed and piled high with the freshest ingredients, since 1988. Jon Smith Subs is also part of...

100k Minimum Cash Required

With 500+ restaurants in development worldwide, Wayback Burgers is America's favorite hometown burger joint and one of the world's fastest-growing burger franchises.

100k Minimum Cash Required

A West Coast original—Togo’s offers big, fresh, meaty sandwiches and one-on-one service. We look for people who will be involved in the business, managing their restaurant or providing oversight for restaurant managers...

150k Minimum Cash Required

Are you craving a unique Fast-Casual franchise opportunity in the super-hot Mediterranean and Greek category? You aren’t alone. Your future customers are craving the very same thing! Diners love the great taste and healthy...

150k 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

Rascal House is a high revenue generating concept with a 40 year track record of SUCCESS and a menu which never goes out of style. This elevated quick serve has simple menu variety featuring all of America's favorite foods,...

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...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Erbert & Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop offers you (as a franchisee) an easy and profitable investment and your customers a flavorful menu that keeps them coming back for more! Offerings include sandwiches, wraps, salads, and...

80k Minimum Cash Required
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