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Food & Beverage Franchises: Businesses You Can Sink Your Teeth Into

Food & Beverage Franchises: Businesses You Can Sink Your Teeth Into

Business Models and Concepts Although food and beverages are at the heart of every concept within this franchise category, there are countless investment options, business models, and types to choose from. A prospective franchisee can choose to run anything from a van-based, delivery business to a full-service restaurant—with dozens of other business types in between.


The Melting Pot Franchisee Dave Chantrell Started as a Server during College

Did you know? The Melting Pot is one of Franchise Business Review’s Top 40 Food & Beverage Franchises of 2017! What type of business experience, education, and/or skills did you have prior to becoming a franchisee that you found particularly helpful? Having joined the Melting Pot as a server while attending the University of Virginia allowed me

Chris Willems, Two Men And A Truck

Chris Willems, Franchisee of Two Men And A Truck

When Chris Willems decided to seek a new business venture, he was looking to limit his risk, having already dealt with starting a business from scratch and spending years trying to make it successful. When he found the Two Men And A Truck franchise, he was cautious and on the lookout for red flags… but he didn’t find any.


Leslie Jorgensen of Supporting Strategies

Supporting Strategies Founder and CEO Leslie Jorgensen spends some time with FBR discussing what led her to start her company, which provides turnkey back office accounting services for its clients. Leslie elaborates on the benefits that make them a valuable resource for small businesses and a strong opportunity for franchise owners.