Category: fast food

Lenny’s Grill & Subs Franchise Helping Hunger Campaign

September 6, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Lenny’s Grill & Subs, a national food franchise, is teaming up with No Kid Hungry for the second year in a row to combat childhood hunger by providing 300,000 meals to children through customer donations. “We recognize the needs of those in our communities who don’t have enough nutritious food. No child should wonder if […]

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National Employment Increases in Franchising Industry

April 5, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

National employment rises again in the franchise industry totaling an increase of 3,500 jobs over February. According to the ADP National Franchise Report, the United States added 22,000 franchise jobs in March. “Accommodations experienced a second consecutive month of solid growth in March, while Restaurant employment growth bounced back to its nine-month average,” said Ahu […]

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National Cheesesteak Day is Thursday, March 24th

March 22, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

National Cheesesteak day began on Thursday, March 24, 1994 when four high school students decided to celebrate their upcoming graduation by sharing cheesesteaks at a local Philadelphia restaurant known as Stoxy’s. The Legendary Cheesesteak Sandwich The cheesesteak sandwich was invented by Pat Olivieri, a South Philadelphia hot dog vendor, when one day in 1930 he […]

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Franchise Solutions: 12 Top Trends in Franchising’s Restaurant Industry

January 19, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Restaurant franchises had their second biggest month of the year and are responsible for adding two-thirds of the 48,600 jobs created in December 2015. Continuing with the food industry’s positive momentum, here is a specific look at franchising trends in the food and restaurant industry for 2016. According to the SVP of Operations at Applebee’s […]

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Franchise Solutions: From Text Books to Barbecue

January 12, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

For 25 years, Lee Waskom operated a textbook business which serviced university campuses in northern Louisiana. He also owned a 3,000 square-foot shopping center, with space for three tenants. He had one tenant leaving and one space vacant. As a franchise owner for another concept, Lee decided he would try his hand at another franchise […]

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Franchise Solutions Spotlight – A Big Slice of the Donatos Pie

March 4, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

If you’re from the Ohio area, you’ve heard of Donatos, and for those of you who aren’t, it’s coming your way. The family-owned pizza restaurant is expanding and recruiting franchisees aggressively in specific market areas. Restaurant veteran Michael  Simon, of Westerville, OH entered the Donatos system five years ago with his business partner  Jack Whiting, […]

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Franchise Solutions Celebrates National Pizza Month

October 7, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Pizza…what’s not to love about it? 93% of Americans eat at least one pizza a month. If you ever wonder what kind of franchise you could open that would thrive, pizza would top the list. The $40 billion pizza industry makes up approximately 17% of all restaurants in the nation and continues to grow rapidly […]

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Franchise Solutions Cooking Up Business for Dickey’s Barbecue

September 9, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Todd Saperstein, of Beaverton, OR, first inquired to Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants on December 30, 2013 through Franchise Solutions. And now, Saperstein is celebrating the grand opening of his new restaurant with three-days of fun starting this Thursday, September 11, 2014. Grand Opening festivities include: Thursday = The first 50 people to arrive at the new […]

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