Crave Hot Dogs and BBQ is off to the races this year. Quarter over quarter Crave has increased its franchise sales. The brand was also cited as a FRAN-TASTIC 500 brand which is a prestigious recognition as well as ranked No. 20 in the top movers and shakers of 2021 by fast casual. The founders, Samantha and Salvatore Rincione are veterans in the franchising and restaurant industry. Crave features BBQ, hot dogs, brats and sausages amongst other items such as sides and toppings. Not to mention the self-serve beer wall with up to 48 taps of local craft beer and mixed drinks on tap. The brand offers a family friendly environment where there is something for everyone. The locations feature patios and tons of games for inside as well as outside for adults and kids alike. TVs can be found throughout the restaurant as well with local sporting events and more. Each store incorporates some local “flare” with artwork or items that are specific to that region.

Crave thrives on the success of its franchisees and happiness of their customer’s. This past month Crave has signed franchisees in the NC, LA, CA and TN markets, they have made it their mission to expand nationally in a strategic manner, hitting markets where there is demand for our product. Currently Crave has locations in Georgia, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, California, Nevada, Colorado, Arizona, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and more coming soon. Crave not only has brick and mortar units, but also food trucks.

The modern interior of Crave restaurant coupled with its menu makes this a unique franchise opportunity. Aside from its offerings to customers, Crave’s offerings to its franchisees are unique as well. When becoming a Crave Franchisee you will receive:

  • Real Estate Assistance
  • Development Management
  • Marketing Assistance
  • Operational Support
  • Constant Training
  • Top Notch Communication
  • More


To become a Crave Franchisee, or for additional information, please email

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