The BBQ and Hot Dog Restaurant Franchise Entrepreneurs Crave!

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Crave is a quick-serve restaurant franchise that offers a delicious menu of BBQ, grilled hot dogs, wings, all the sides, and a self-serve beer wall.

But why choose Crave? For starters, we offer real estate assistance, comprehensive training programs, marketing assistance, and ongoing operational support. We have systems in place to help you succeed, and we’re always available to offer guidance and advice.

Plus, with our discounted franchise fees for multiple locations and our welcoming of veterans as franchise partners, we’re committed to supporting our franchisees in every way possible. And if you’re interested in our food truck or kiosk models, we have funding options available to help you get started.

Reasons to Own a Crave Franchise

Flexible Model

You can open a brick & mortar restaurant, or a food truck, or you can do both and dominate your market!

Real Estate Assistance

Our team will work hard for you to help you find the perfect location to open your Crave restaurant.

Training and Support

In business for yourself, but never by yourself, from initial comprehensive training to ongoing support.

Absentee Ownership

We understand the value of a flexible lifestyle! You can operate the business yourself or hire a manager.

Let's Talk About The Financials

All of the information below is found in the Crave 2023 Franchise Disclosure Document.

Food Truck Investment

$261,300 - $339,300

Restaurant Investment

$301,500 - $1,192,500

Required Liquid Capital


Average Unit Volume

$1 Million to $1.8 Million



Veteran Discount

$5,000 off Franchise Fee

Ideal Candidate

We're looking for owners with a passion for food, service, and life who improve everything they touch and believe in working hard and winning together. Our owners treat everyone with dignity and respect, exceed expectations by taking risks, being bold, thoughtful, and accountable, and aren't afraid of making mistakes and learning from them.

We're looking for an Achiever. A tenacious business builder, never satisfied until they dominate the market. Motivated by accomplishment, they have a goal-oriented lifestyles and a deep commitment to success. Results, respect and control define success for the Achiever. They prefer unique, scalable, quality service and business-to-business or solution-oriented concepts.

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Create Crave-able Experiences in Your City!

An Amazing Mouth-Watering Menu

Smoked brisket, pulled chicken and pulled pork. From BBQ sandwiches to BBQ tacos and Mac N’ Brisket sandwiches, we have it all! You will also find 100% All Beef Hot Dogs, Brats and Sausages grilled to perfection. We have an exquisite selection of specialty dogs!

Beer Lovers Rejoice

Self pour beer! Perfect for those local craft and IPA drinkers. There is also wine and sometimes cocktails on tap too! What could be better?

A Place For The Family

A fun, family environment with games such as corn hole, giant connect four, and board games for the kids. (adults too.) Ax throwing for those 18+!

A Fun Environment

Customers will join you on your beautiful patio for some games and live entertainment, or inside the restaurant in your lounge area, dining room or bar tops. Drive Thru’s are also possible!

Two Great Existing Locations For Sale!

Venice, Florida

This store has been open for almost 2 years and is in a great location in an excellent area. The current owners also have multiple other businesses. They would like to focus on their other businesses as they are older entrepreneurs. There is minimal upfront cost, and the new franchisee would work with the current owners to assume the lease and SBA Loan.

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Concord, North Carolina

Open for 2+ years and is in a great location in an excellent area. The current owner owns multiple businesses and would like to focus on his other endeavors. This is a profitable location with excellent staff and management.  There is minimal upfront cost, and the new franchisee would work with the current owners to assume the lease and SBA Loan.

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William Huffhine

President, Quantum Franchise Group


William Huffhine

President, Quantum Franchise Group