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    What is this franchise about?

    Kona Ice is transforming the idea of the friendly neighborhood ice cream truck with a more colorful, fun shaved ice experience. The company has over 1,000 of the tropical-themed shaved ice trucks nationwide and is the 13th fastest growing franchise in the country.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    Kona Ice is transforming the idea of the friendly neighborhood ice cream truck with a more colorful, fun shaved ice experience. The company has over 1,000 of the tropical-themed shaved ice trucks nationwide and is the 13th fastest growing franchise in the country.

    Kona Ice is transforming the idea of the friendly neighborhood ice cream truck with a more colorful, fun shaved ice experience. The company has over 1,000 of the tropical-themed shaved ice trucks nationwide and is the 13th fastest growing franchise in the country.

    Kona Ice is transforming the idea of the friendly neighborhood ice cream truck with a more colorful, fun shaved ice experience. The company has over 1,000 of the tropical-themed shaved ice trucks nationwide and is the 13th fastest growing franchise in the country.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $15,000
    Startup Costs:
    $127,750 - $151,550
    Revenue Range:
    $110,000 - 140,000
    Royalty:
    First 5 Years $3000
    Founded:
    2007
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    What is this franchise about?

    For over four decades, Smoothie King has provided customers with smoothies that have a purpose: to promote a healthier lifestyle and support individual goals. It's more than just throwing fruit into a blender, it's a balanced blend of ingredients - no additional flavors or artificial ingredients - that satisfies cravings and serves up smiles.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    For over four decades, Smoothie King has provided customers with smoothies that have a purpose: to promote a healthier lifestyle and support individual goals. It's more than just throwing fruit into a blender, it's a balanced blend of ingredients - no additional flavors or artificial ingredients - that satisfies cravings and serves up smiles.

    For over four decades, Smoothie King has provided customers with smoothies that have a purpose: to promote a healthier lifestyle and support individual goals. It's more than just throwing fruit into a blender, it's a balanced blend of ingredients - no additional flavors or artificial ingredients - that satisfies cravings and serves up smiles.

    For over four decades, Smoothie King has provided customers with smoothies that have a purpose: to promote a healthier lifestyle and support individual goals. It's more than just throwing fruit into a blender, it's a balanced blend of ingredients - no additional flavors or artificial ingredients - that satisfies cravings and serves up smiles.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $25,000 - $30,000
    Startup Costs:
    $263,550 to $531,535
    Revenue Range:
    $87,000 - $737,000
    Royalty:
    6%
    Founded:
    1973
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    What is this franchise about?

    To satisfy their customers' appetites, Firehouse Subs' mission is to produce the best meats, cheeses, toppings, and toasted sub rolls - all the necessary components in creating the perfect, flavorful sandwich.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    To satisfy their customers' appetites, Firehouse Subs' mission is to produce the best meats, cheeses, toppings, and toasted sub rolls - all the necessary components in creating the perfect, flavorful sandwich.

    To satisfy their customers' appetites, Firehouse Subs' mission is to produce the best meats, cheeses, toppings, and toasted sub rolls - all the necessary components in creating the perfect, flavorful sandwich.

    To satisfy their customers' appetites, Firehouse Subs' mission is to produce the best meats, cheeses, toppings, and toasted sub rolls - all the necessary components in creating the perfect, flavorful sandwich.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $20,000
    Startup Costs:
    $160,583 to $843,390
    Revenue Range:
    $3,019 - $44,537
    Royalty:
    6%
    Founded:
    1995
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    What is this franchise about?

    Rush Bowls serves delicious bowls that consist of different combinations of flash-frozen fruit, blended together and served cold in a bowl with other nutritious toppings like honey and granola. Our wholesome, natural high-quality bowls serve as a full-meal replacement for breakfast, lunch, and even dinner.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    Rush Bowls serves delicious bowls that consist of different combinations of flash-frozen fruit, blended together and served cold in a bowl with other nutritious toppings like honey and granola. Our wholesome, natural high-quality bowls serve as a full-meal replacement for breakfast, lunch, and even dinner.

    Rush Bowls serves delicious bowls that consist of different combinations of flash-frozen fruit, blended together and served cold in a bowl with other nutritious toppings like honey and granola. Our wholesome, natural high-quality bowls serve as a full-meal replacement for breakfast, lunch, and even dinner.

    Rush Bowls serves delicious bowls that consist of different combinations of flash-frozen fruit, blended together and served cold in a bowl with other nutritious toppings like honey and granola. Our wholesome, natural high-quality bowls serve as a full-meal replacement for breakfast, lunch, and even dinner.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $45,000
    Startup Costs:
    $150,000 - $250,000
    Revenue Range:
    $250,000 - $500,000
    Royalty:
    5%
    Founded:
    2004
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    What is this franchise about?

    Pinots Palette is a unique, art studio experience that combines painting and sipping wine with family or friends. The one-of-a-kind studio is the perfect creative outlet for any special occasion.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    Clients can customize their paint and wine party with Pinots Palette. Whether its a private party or corporate team event, the studio owners help make your party a success.

    The studios talented staff helps everyone in your party create their masterpieces in a laid back, yet upscale atmosphere.

    Pinots Palette encourages those who love their concept to join their rewards club for special perks, like free paint and sip classes.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $22,500
    Startup Costs:
    $96,800 - $199,840
    Revenue Range:
    $154,519 - $874,833
    Royalty:
    6%
    Founded:
    2009
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    What is this franchise about?

    Sculpture Hospitality focuses on inventory management for liquor, wine, and beer consumption to help restaurants, bars, hotels, sports arenas, and other types of venues.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    The franchise solves challenges these establishments face when it comes to inventory, such as counting, controlling, ordering, and analytics.

    Their strategy is beginning their client relationship with confidential discovery audits to collect the necessary data and determine how their services can help the business. They then proceed with action planning and finding solutions to improve results.

    Their mission is to help bar owners make money while earning profit.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $50,000
    Startup Costs:
    $54,500 - $55,500
    Revenue Range:
    See FDD
    Royalty:
    No Royalties
    Founded:
    1987
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    What is this franchise about?

    Saladworks creates fresh salads, sandwiches, paninis, soups, and other tasty, healthy meals daily. Their menu items are perfect for lunch, dinner, catering, or if youre on the go.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    The salads are made to order, chopped on-site, and prepared right in front of the customers. The ingredients are locally grown, served in substantial portions, and creative, appetizing combinations.

    When customers download the Saladworks app and become a member of their rewards program, they earn points for every dollar they spend. The program allows customers to earn rewards and free offers with the restaurant franchise.

    Customers can choose from Saladworks signatures salads or customized their own.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $35,000
    Startup Costs:
    $163,724 - $452,292
    Revenue Range:
    $365,783 - $1,805,090
    Royalty:
    6%
    Founded:
    1986
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    What is this franchise about?

    Totally Nutz is a retail franchise that sells fresh, roasted cinnamon glazed nuts and a variety of other nut related products. It is a mobile business typically run at different venues, events, and mall locations.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    For 26 years, the business has developed consumer product recognition and popularity, especially within the snack food market.

    Their menu typically consists of three types of nuts: almonds, cashews, and pecans. All their nuts are glazed in cinnamon.

    Totally Nutz has three business models where they sell their products: the traveler cart, the cart, and the 2-in-1 kiosk.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $27,500
    Startup Costs:
    $59,872 - $216,000
    Revenue Range:
    See FDD
    Royalty:
    6%
    Founded:
    1998
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    What is this franchise about?

    Teriyaki Madness is a Japanese fast-food restaurant that makes and sells a variety of teriyaki dishes, as well as other specialty food and beverage items.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    The restaurants menu features teriyaki bowls, appetizers, sides, and sauces.

    Customers can order their traditional, and most popular, chicken teriyaki bowl over rice, noodles, or vegetables, or try an alternative teriyaki dish.

    Customers can join their rewards program to earn points and great offers on their food.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $45,000
    Startup Costs:
    $313,500 - $653,860
    Revenue Range:
    $631,431 - $1,430,790
    Royalty:
    6%
    Founded:
    2003
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    What is this franchise about?

    LemonShark Poke is a high-quality, "fine casual" restaurant that serves a freshly-prepared, traditional Hawaiian dish known as "poke". The restaurant offers customers sustainably sourced, Hawaiian style ahi tuna and salmon mixed with proprietary sauces, marinades, toppings, rice, salads, and other food products.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    LemonShark Poke only provides the freshest, ethically-sourced ingredients to their customers. The restaurant serves locally-crafted, flavorful poke bowls consumers can customize to their liking.

    They offer a list of signature bowls or the option to build your own. Each poke bowl starts with a base, then the poke -- which is a variety of fish options -- and finally, the bowl is completed with a mix of different toppings and sauces.

    For those who aren't fond of fish, LemonShark Poke also provides options to those with a wider taste, like tofu and lemongrass chicken. There are endless combinations a customer can create!

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $40,000
    Startup Costs:
    $341,950 - $866,400
    Revenue Range:
    See FDD
    Royalty:
    3%-6%
    Founded:
    2016
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    What is this franchise about?

    Planet Smoothie prepares and serves smoothies, juices, shakes, frozen cakes and pies, confections, baked goods, and other beverage and food items. They are focused on delivering great-tasting products in a wide-variety of options to fit every need.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    Planet Smoothie prides themselves on their real fruit smoothies! Blended fresh to order with healthy ingredients.

    Juices that can be made to order.

    Add ins include frozen yogurt, orange sherbet, and acai.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $25,000
    Startup Costs:
    $122,150 - $327,550
    Revenue Range:
    $118,515 - $452,138
    Royalty:
    5% of biweekly gross sales
    Founded:
    1995
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    What is this franchise about?

    Beef O Bradys prides itself on being a family friendly restaurant where friends and families can get together to enjoy quality food and a comfortable atmosphere. Centered around sports spectation, Beef O Bradys is a great location to socialize and watch the big game.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    The restaurant is one of the most popular family sports pubs in the country.

    Beef 'O' Brady's sell more than just great food they sells an experience and a social hub from community members to gather for any occasion.

    The menu is filled with traditional Irish food and signature favorites with an Irish twist. Beef OBradys provides a variety of choices so every customer can find something to enjoy.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $37,500
    Startup Costs:
    $791,967 - $1,327,475
    Revenue Range:
    See FDD
    Royalty:
    2.3%
    Founded:
    1985
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    What is this franchise about?

    Since its initial opening in 1989, Brusters has been committed to fresh, quality food products. Brusters Real Ice Cream is made with slow kettle processing designed specifically to create Brusters flavors at each location.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    Brusters menu showcases unique, innovative flavors everyone can enjoy. Their smooth, creamy hand-crafted desserts will excite customers taste buds and have them come back for more.

    Besides ice cream, Brusters also sells a variety of shakes, frozen yogurt, sherbert, cakes, and pies.

    Clients choose Busters to cater their special occasion; whether its a birthday, office party, wedding, or anniversary celebration, the ice cream store is ready to provide the sweetest treats for all types of festivities.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $17,500 - $35,000
    Startup Costs:
    $229,200 - $1,315,000
    Revenue Range:
    See FDD
    Royalty:
    5.0%
    Founded:
    1993
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    What is this franchise about?

    Founded by Travis Dickey in 1941, Dickeys Barbeque Pit is a family-owned restaurant chain and the largest barbecue franchise in the country. Dickeys is the optimal family-friendly restaurant.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    Dickeys utilizes modern barbeque cooking technology and several proprietary concepts and recipes to serve their savory, affordable, freshly-prepared BBQ food in a comfortable setting.

    The BBQ restaurant chain has six revenue streams in their business model: dine-in, catering, retail items (sauces, rubs, gift cards, and their cookbook), holiday meals, online ordering, and outside delivery.

    Dickeys meats are sourced with No B.S. (bad stuff). They strive to give customers responsibly raised, quality meats.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $20,000
    Startup Costs:
    $122,079 - $398,508
    Revenue Range:
    See FDD
    Royalty:
    5.0%
    Founded:
    1941
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    What is this franchise about?

    Doc Popcorn creates unique popcorn products and flavors, including soft drinks and other products. Doc Popcorn is devoted to creating quality ingredients and products to all customers.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    Doc Popcorn has 15 proprietary flavors which include Apple Crisp, Better Butter, Caramel Bliss, Cheesy Cheddar, and more. The popcorn contains high-quality ingredients; no trans fats, MSG, artificial coloring, or preservatives.

    Customers can buy in store or online and choose from a variety of their signature tin options. Gallon tins, quart tins, even tins decorated in your favorite sports team logo.

    The company promotes catering for any occasion, as well as options for corporate gifts or just a simple thank you present.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $15,000
    Startup Costs:
    $46,909 - $130,074
    Revenue Range:
    $221,778 (median) - $243,834 (average)
    Royalty:
    6.0%
    Founded:
    2003
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    What is this franchise about?

    Great steak offers specialty sandwiches with a side of fries that consumers all over the nation have enjoyed for decades. Great Steak is especially known for its signature Philly Cheese Steak sandwiches.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    Signature Philly Cheese Steak sandwiches that are made by an experienced team of cooks.

    Delicious salads for those who are watching their diets or are maybe yearning for a healthier option.

    Grilled Chicken sandwiches that rival the taste of our cheese steaks. All of the sandwiches come with a side of fries or a baked potato.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $30,400 - $197,500
    Startup Costs:
    $155,900 - $513,300
    Revenue Range:
    $398,613 - $481,045
    Royalty:
    6% or $400/week
    Founded:
    1982
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    What is this franchise about?

    Huddle House provides made-to-order meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Huddle House prides itself on serving home cooked meals for over 50 years.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    Rise and shine with Huddle House's breakfast menu that includes pancakes, eggs, waffles, sausages, and much more.

    The lunch crowd can choose from simple classics such as burgers, bacon burgers, cheese burgers, ribs, patty melts - the list is endless.

    For dinner, Huddle House serves various cuts of steak, crispy chicken, fresh salads, and delectable sandwiches.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $73,490 - $105,990
    Startup Costs:
    $511,935 - $1,328,075
    Revenue Range:
    See FDD
    Royalty:
    4.75%
    Founded:
    1964
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    What is this franchise about?

    Wayback Burgers is an American style casual restaurant chain that serves hearty classics such as hamburgers, shakes, and other mouth watering options.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    We offer numerous types of hamburgers that are designed to thrill your tastebuds. Wayback Burgers also allows customers to craft their own burgers.

    Apart from burgers, we offer crispy chicken options and even a veggie option for vegetarians or those just looking for a healthier choice.

    Wayback Burgers' hand-dipped milkshakes are a classic. These cold treats come in multiple flavors including Oreo, chocolate, and strawberry.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $35,000
    Startup Costs:
    $209,000 - $524,500
    Revenue Range:
    See FDD
    Royalty:
    5% of gross weekly sales or $400/week
    Founded:
    1991
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    What is this franchise about?

    TCBY is one of the largest retailers of soft-serve frozen yogurt in the U.S. At TCBY, the flavors and toppings are endless.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    TCBY's soft serve ice cream comes in various flavors and customers can choose from numerous toppings to create the perfect treat.

    Frozen yogurt cakes are another very popular item at TCBY, perfect for any birthday, anniversary, holiday, etc.

    TCBY also offers a number of specialty items that are fun for the whole family like banana splits, chillers, and sundaes.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $35,000
    Startup Costs:
    $39,840 - $635,812
    Revenue Range:
    $51,708 - $865,245
    Royalty:
    5%
    Founded:
    1981
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    What is this franchise about?

    The Great Greek Mediterranean Grill combines a classic Greek cuisine with savory and fresh ingredients. This franchise uses old-world family recipes and authentic ingredients to bring a slice of the Mediterranean to America.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    Greek cuisine is the name of the game for this food franchise. Customers can choose from numerous appetizers including fresh peta bread and savory hummus.

    Greek salad is a staple for the Great Greek Mediterranean Grill. Customers can even build their own.

    Souvlaki is another staple of this Greek food franchise. Customers can decide between chicken, steak, lamb, or shrimp souvlaki.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $39,500
    Startup Costs:
    $518,300 - $774,250
    Revenue Range:
    See FDD
    Royalty:
    6% of gross revenue
    Founded:
    2011
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    What is this franchise about?

    French fries are a classic food item loved by everyone around the world, but what if there was a place that brought this salty dish to the next level? French Fry Heaven offers a wide variety of loaded french fry options that is fresh and made from scratch.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    This fun food business sells classic, Belgian-style russet potato fries, chicken tenders, loaded fries or poutines, desserts, specialty drinks, and baked potatoes customers can fill with toppings and sauces.

    From chili cheese fries to loaded pizza fries, French Fry Heaven presents myriad of ways they serve their spuds.

    Once youve tasted French Fry Heaven, youll want to come back for more. The franchise encourages customers to join their Happy Souls program to receive coupons, special discount offers, and access to their secret menu.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $25,000
    Startup Costs:
    $217,500 - $490,500
    Revenue Range:
    $124,338 - $3,633,358
    Royalty:
    6.0%
    Founded:
    2010
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    What is this franchise about?

    Thai Express is a food franchise chain that offers classic and delicious Thai food at great prices. The brand has been around since 2004 and has grown to over 300 locations across the world.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    Thai Express serves healthy Thai food options such as pad thai, curry, stir-fry, and other mouth-watering choices.

    The asian food franchise also serves several hearty soups that are perfect for the cold weather or when you are just in the mood for something hot.

    Thai Express is famous for its noodle dishes including pad thai and pad see ew, two classic meals done right.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $40,000 - $42,500
    Startup Costs:
    $350,400 - $679,500
    Revenue Range:
    6% of gross sales
    Royalty:
    See FDD
    Founded:
    2004
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    What is this franchise about?

    Grabbagreen combines quick service with healthy, wholesome, and great tasting food. This food franchise's menu options are made of 100 percent whole food and fresh ingredients. Grabbagreen is completely gluten-free.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    Grabbagreen's bowls can be mixed and matched to create the perfect salad. Customers can choose from several chicken, shrimp, steak, and fish bowls.

    Grabbagreen also offers several salad options for those who can't get enough of this leafy treat. Many salad options come with fresh chicken and can be topped with numerous choices including beans, fresh vegetables, and delicious dressing.

    Grabbagreen's fresh-pressed juices are the perfect item to grab for those in a rush. These revitalizing drinks are teeming with fruits and vegetables as well as crucial vitamins that our bodies crave.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $9,000 - $42,500
    Startup Costs:
    $206,500 - $479,575
    Revenue Range:
    See FDD
    Royalty:
    6% of weekly gross sales or $400/week
    Founded:
    2013
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    What is this franchise about?

    GNC Live Well, or General Nutrition Corporation, is among the most commonly recognized health and wellness stores in the country. It has grown from its humble beginnings in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to having over 4,000 locations, but their promise for quality products and customer service has always stayed the same.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    The products GNC sells reflects their live well motto. They offer customers a wide range of vitamins, supplements, protein, superfoods, and weight management products.

    Those who visit the online shop can search products based on their personal goals. This could be men or womens health, mental health, cardiovascular, bone support, weight management, and more.

    GNC has their own brand products and carry other household names like Beyond Raw, Ghost, MuscleTech, FitTea, BareOrganics, and hundreds more.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $20,000 - $40,000
    Startup Costs:
    $149,722 - $388,630
    Revenue Range:
    $145,416 - $2,155,524
    Royalty:
    6.0%
    Founded:
    1936
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    What is this franchise about?

    Ziggi's Coffee has served freshly brewed, delicious coffee since its inception in Longmont Colorado, in 2004. The franchise prides itself on being involved in the community and treating each customer like family.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    Ziggi's coffee offers numerous caffeinated beverages including its signature Turtle Mocha, the Salted Caramel, and the Hazelnut Cream.

    The coffee franchise also offers classic options that you can't go wrong with including the latte, mocha, and white mocha.

    Ziggi's Coffee offers a few Red Bull infusion drinks that are sure to kickstart your day. These include the Island Breeze, Fruit Punch, and the Cherry Blossom.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $52,500 - $53,200
    Startup Costs:
    $188,000 - $1,026,200
    Revenue Range:
    See FDD
    Royalty:
    6% of gross sales
    Founded:
    2004
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    What is this franchise about?

    The Simple Greek offers traditional Greek food in a casual and open setting. As soon as customers enter, they are treated like family in true Greek style.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    The Simple Greek operates under a conveyor-belt type menu. Customers first choose their base - either fresh pita or a delicious bowl.

    Customers then choose between several different proteins including steak, grilled chicken, and chicken gyro.

    Customers also choose between various toppings and sauces to create the perfect Greek dish. Toppings include feta, onions, and hummus.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $30,000
    Startup Costs:
    $323,700 - $637,500
    Revenue Range:
    See FDD
    Royalty:
    5% of gross sales
    Founded:
    2015
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    What is this franchise about?

    Pizza Ranch is a casual, Mid-West pizza chain that prides itself on delicious food, a fun atmosphere, and good times. Try the pizza, salad bar, or some of our succulent chicken.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    Pizza Ranch grew its name through its Buffet Your Way style of dining. Customers can choose from various dishes, toppings, and flavors to create the perfect meal.

    Pizza Ranch also offers several pasta dishes for those who crave some authentic Italian food at a great price. Pair a pasta dish with some crunchy breadsticks or a cold cola.

    Our desert pizzas are another popular dish. Pizzas come in all flavors including chocolate chip, apple, blueberry, and peach.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $44,500
    Startup Costs:
    $769,200 - $2,624,500
    Revenue Range:
    $229,336 - $4,339,814
    Royalty:
    3.5% of gross revenue or $500/month
    Founded:
    1981
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    What is this franchise about?

    Rise Southern Biscuits sells delicious Southern-style fried chicken and biscuits. Treats and a wide variety of tasty side dishes are also sold by this franchise.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    Fried chicken and biscuits are the main menu items at Rise Southern Biscuts.

    Donuts and other yummy treats are also available at Rise Southern nBiscuits at affordable prices.

    A wide variety of sided dishes, such as tater tots, fried, mac and cheese, grits, and much more are also on the menu at this franchise.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $35,000
    Startup Costs:
    $393,600 - $676,000
    Revenue Range:
    See FDD
    Royalty:
    6%
    Founded:
    2012
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    What is this franchise about?

    Hwy 55 is a restaurant franchise that serves delicious burgers, fries and shakes. Inside, guests will find nostalgic 1950s-style decor, creating a family-friendly and fun atmosphere.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    Classic diner dishes like burgers, fries and shakes are the mainstays of Hwy 55's menu.

    Sandwiches, hot dogs, and healthy options like made-to-order salads are also available at Hwy 55.

    The restaurant also specializes in desserts and tasty treats like frozen custard, ice cream sundaes, root beer floats and more.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $25,000
    Startup Costs:
    $153,925 - $249,925
    Revenue Range:
    See FDD
    Royalty:
    5%
    Founded:
    1991
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    What is this franchise about?

    Maui Wowi sells tasty fruit smoothies and Hawaiian-style espresso and coffee. The franchise aims to evoke the unique flavors and culture of Hawaii in it's cart-based locations.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    Fruit smoothies, available in a variety of flavors, are the oldest and most popular menu item for Maui Wowi.

    Hawaiian coffee and espresso is also sold by the franchise as part of its revamped product lineup.

    Maui Wowi aims to capture the unique flavors of Hawaii in its unique cart-based franchise concept.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $30,000 - $50,000
    Startup Costs:
    $63,900 - $554,000
    Revenue Range:
    $344 - $12,648
    Royalty:
    Varies
    Founded:
    1982
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    What is this franchise about?

    The Dunn Brothers are the coffee roastmasters. From their start in Portland, Oregon to the opening of their shop in the Twin Cities, the brothers have spent over 30 years perfecting their craft.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    The Dunn Brothers sell fresh roasts in small batches, tasty brews, and warming coffee experience.

    Their coffee beans are imported from Indonesia and East Africa, as well as South and Central America. Their master roasters also believe in ethically sourcing their coffee.

    Customers can choose from a variety of specialty coffee drinks, teas, breakfast, and lunch items.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $32,500 - $37,500
    Startup Costs:
    $385,200 - $609,600
    Revenue Range:
    $175,464 - $816,205
    Royalty:
    5%
    Founded:
    1987
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    What is this franchise about?

    The Human Bean is a fast-growing drive-thru coffee franchise that specializes in espresso. The franchise supports sustainable, environmentally-friendly growing methods to aid the local communities it gets it materials from.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    The Human Bean sells eco-friendly, high-quality coffee in a variety of flavors to please every java lover.

    In addition to its premium coffee, the franchise also focuses on excellent customer service to attract customers.

    It's distinct drive-thru business model gives it a unique advantage, allowing it to cater to coffee lovers on the go.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $30,000
    Startup Costs:
    $211,265 - $738,375
    Revenue Range:
    See FDD
    Royalty:
    N/A
    Founded:
    1998
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    What is this franchise about?

    Coffee Beanery offers high-quality, specialty coffee. Great ingredients and outstanding customer service have been the franchise's keys to success for decades.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    Coffee Beanery sells a wide variety of delicious specialty coffees from around the world, with a focus on bold, rich flavors.

    Home roast packs for sale at affordable prices are also available for customers at franchise locations.

    The franchise sells coffee gift baskets and teas for sale at many locations across the U.S.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $15,000
    Startup Costs:
    $185,000 - $472,500
    Revenue Range:
    See FDD
    Royalty:
    4%
    Founded:
    1976
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    What is this franchise about?

    Born from a New Orleans tradition of combining smooth fluffy snow with bold flavors, Pelicans SnoBalls has been serving over 100 fantastic flavors to its consumers for almost 20 years!


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    SnoBalls

    Original New Orleans Shaved Ice

    Over 100 Flavors!

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $20,000
    Startup Costs:
    $61,150 - $195,300
    Revenue Range:
    $33,406 - $307,918
    Royalty:
    8%
    Founded:
    2001
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    What is this franchise about?

    Jon Smith Subs serves the highest quality, overstuffed, marinated grilled sirloin steak and chicken breasts sandwiches, prepared fresh every day.


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    They have a wide selection of steak and chicken sub sandwich options on their menu, as well as grilled specialties and giant deli subs. The meat is sliced daily and marinated right in the store.

    Customers can customize their meals and add soups, drinks, and chips to their sandwich.

    Jon Smith sells food for people on-the-go.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $149,500 - $199,984
    Startup Costs:
    $332,500 - $637,984
    Revenue Range:
    See FDD
    Royalty:
    6%
    Founded:
    1988
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    What is this franchise about?

    Le Macaron brings the jewel pastry of France - the macaron - to the American consumer market. Its the perfect, low-calorie, heavenly dessert for any occasion!


    What does it sell and how is money made?

    The Le Macaron French Pastries shop includes an abundance of brightly colored macarons available in 20 flavors, creamy gelato, and other classic, European desserts.

    Customers can have Le Macaron run their next special event. The pastry shop provides their specialty desserts for tea parties, childrens birthday parties, graduation parties, corporate events, fundraisers, weddings, baby showers, and more.

    Franchisees can choose between opening a caf shop or mobile kiosk.

    Initial Franchise Fee:
    $74,500 - $126,500
    Startup Costs:
    $131,500 - $361,500
    Revenue Range:
    $130,000 - $430,146
    Royalty:
    6%
    Founded:
    2009
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    Compare Restaurant and Food Franchises for the Best Opportunities

    People need to eat, so food franchises for that reason alone are very popular. Sometimes consumers need a fast meal. However, sometimes consumers want healthier meals, so they go with healthier choices when they are not eating at home. Food franchises are a longtime staple in the United States franchising industry and likely are not going anywhere anytime soon. The fast-food consumption rate has rapidly increased over the past 15 years. Food franchises generate an estimated revenue of $110 billion each year.

    Food franchises come in plenty of options to please the palate of every entrepreneur, no matter what their personal taste is. From sandwiches to smoothies, hamburgers to hotdogs, and ice cream to tacos, entrepreneurs have plenty of options to choose from. According to an economic report conducted by IHS Markit Economics in 2017, the food franchise industry is divided into three primary parts: full-service restaurants, quick-service restaurants, and retail food.

    Food franchises generate an estimated revenue of $110 billion each year

    50 million Americans eat from fast-food franchises daily

    Usage of fast-food franchises has rapidly increased every year during the last 15 years.

    Reasons to Consider Buying a Food Franchise

    Investing in food franchises offers a wealth of opportunities for entrepreneurs. People are busier than ever. That means there is a strong demand for restaurants that can prepare tasty food in a hurry. Thinking about investing in a restaurant franchise of your own? With the right food franchise, you can satisfy hungry customers while generating a tidy profit.

    The Outlook for Food Franchises is Strong

    People eat out during any type of economy. Whether an economy is booming or in a recession, there are millions of customers who will invest in a good meal. This is especially true if your food franchise offers quality food at affordable prices.

    Within the next 10 years, food and restaurant franchises are expected to generate $931.7 billion globally. Now is a good time to explore the opportunities that are available for you in this industry. Here’s why you should consider investing in a food franchise.

    Technology is continuing to fuel the growth of food franchises. Customers have no shortage of options when it comes to ordering prepared meals. They can dine in, order from an app, or pick up their meals from restaurants. If you partner with a meal delivery service, you can increase your franchise’s revenue and convenience.

    Take Advantage of Your Food Franchise’s Brand Framework

    A franchise in the food industry is a turnkey operation. You won’t have to create a marketing plan, menu items, operation manuals, and products from scratch. These things are provided to you by the company. You’ll have a blueprint to follow that can help you grow a successful business.

    Food franchises offer different restaurant-style options. These include fast casual, full-service, and fast food with drive-thru service. With these options, you can invest in a franchise that suits your lifestyle and business goals.

    Thriving in the restaurant and food industry can be challenging. You’ll need plenty of support to become successful. Franchisors offer multiple opportunities for training and mentoring. As a franchisee, you can benefit from the company’s advertising, social media, email marketing, and national media support. You won’t have to do it alone.

    Marketing a restaurant is easier when customers recognize the brand. As soon as they see your franchise’s sign, they know what to expect. Be sure to invest in a franchise with a strong reputation for quality food and customer service. By investing in a recognized brand, you’ll have a ready-made customer base.

    Hiring responsible employees is the key to success in the food industry. Fortunately, franchise owners have access to a company handbook that makes the process easier. Even if you don’t have HR experience, you can learn the best hiring practices from the handbook.

    Food Franchises Can Provide an Affordable Business Opportunity

    Many initial food franchise fees are affordable. In fact, there are a few food franchise fees that are less than $5,000. However, this doesn’t include your start-up investment in the restaurant or other financial requirements.

    Ready to grow a business and contribute to your community? It has never been a better time to explore food franchise opportunities.

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