CRAVE Hot Dogs and Barbecue Franchise

At Crave Hot Dogs and Barbecue, we know what it means to have a real craving for the perfect snack at any time of the day, and we've made it our mission to help our loyal patrons beat that craving with a perfected menu that's guaranteed to leave them happy, rather than hungry. Our choice selection of BBQ sandwiches and sliders, 100% all-beef hot dogs, brats, sausages, and more can be customized in nearly every way, and a healthy offering of tasty side dishes such as our baked fries and signature coleslaw are sure to keep them coming back for more.

To buy a franchise with CRAVE Hot Dogs and Barbecue, you'll need to have at least $50000 in liquid capital and a minimum net worth of $50000. CRAVE Hot Dogs and Barbecue charges a franchise fee of $35000.


Franchisor Details

Incorporated Name: Crave Hot Dogs & BBQ
Total Units: 15
Year Founded: 2018
Franchising Since: 2018
Home Office: Long Island, NY
Training: Available
Locations Available: See Below*
Franchise Costs

Franchise Costs

Financing: Via 3rd party
Liquid Capital Required: $50,000
Net Worth Required: $50,000
Total Investment: $190,400 – $512,500
Franchise Fee: $35,000
Royalty Type: -
Vetern Discount: Discount on franchise fee

*CRAVE Hot Dogs and Barbecue is currently accepting inquiries from the following locations: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming

Values & History

Crave Hot Dogs and Barbecue was established in 2018 and was met with immediate success in the Long Island, NY area, growing to nearly 20 operational units within a year. Founded by restaurateurs Sal and Samantha Rincione, a husband and wife team with over 35 years of franchising and multi-unit restaurant operations management, Crave Hot Dogs and Barbecue continues to prove an enduring success as it spreads across the nation, offering prospective business owners a wide range of training and support options to ensure an enjoyable and profitable restaurant ownership experience.

Industry Performance

Fast-casual dining chains continued to drive sales over the last year, generating $42.2 billion in US sales in 2018 alone, up 8% from the prior year, with growth outpacing the rest of the industry by a significant margin. Crave Hot Dogs and Barbecue offers a unique atmosphere combined with a wide range of customization options to stand out from the competition.

Training & Support

Franchise partners under the Crave Hot Dogs and Barbecue brand receive training and support over all aspects of business operation, from Real Estate and marketing assistance, operational support, POS, and ongoing training for staff as needed to ensure the continued success of your Crave location. Initial training runs for two weeks at our corporate location in Long Island, NY followed by a week of on-site training at your location with guided assistance to ensure best practices and peak confidence.

Ideal Candidate & Qualifications

Franchise candidates who can deliver on the high standards of service promised by Crave Hot Dogs and Barbecue are preferred. Prospective owners should be people who can build relationships while maintaining a high level of motivation for business success. Natural team leaders with an interest in unique investment opportunities are ideal, and candidates should be prepared to make a full-time investment in the management and operation of their new business to promote success.

Purchasing a CRAVE Hot Dogs and Barbecue Franchise

Purchasing a Crave Hot Dogs and Barbecue franchise requires a minimum net worth of $50k and access to at least $50k in liquid funds. Franchise fees for the brand run $35,000, with the total initial investment potential reaching between $190,400 and $512,500. Third-party financing options are available, and qualified veterans receive a discount on the franchise fee in gratitude for their service.

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