Our Restaurant Franchise Opportunities Ignite and Nourish
Founded in 2018, Inspire Brands collectively generated more than $30B in global system sales in 2021, making Inspire the second-largest restaurant company in the US. Over a few short years, the Inspire portfolio has grown to encompass nearly 32,000 restaurants across more than 60 countries and all 50 states. As a global brand, we have over 3,400 franchise restaurant locations in 70 countries around the world. At Inspire, we’re more than just a family of the world’s most iconic restaurant brands: We were created to ignite and nourish flavorful experiences in communities through a mix of category-leading and innovative restaurant brands.
Inspire is proud to offer restaurant franchise opportunities across our family of unique brands. We feature territories available throughout the US. Our portfolio of complementary, highly valued concepts provides the opportunity to cross-invest brands, dayparts, and categories while delivering best-in-class support to the restaurants that serve our guests. Our eight legendary brands feature widespread consumer awareness and affinity, driven by our extended brand recognition and ingenious technology.
The established and iconic names within our multi-brand company portfolio include:
The Inspire Brands portfolio is bolstered by our commitment to a common purpose, vision, behaviors, and strategic priorities. While each of our brands maintains its own distinct positioning, guest experience, and product offerings, our franchise owners are supplied with best-in-class resources to strengthen their capabilities and help them grow.
At the heart of it all is the cultural foundation Inspire is building: We bring together differentiated, yet complementary, brands, and aim to invigorate them to supercharge long-term growth, making them stronger than they would be on their own.
We’re a restaurant company unlike any other, and we encourage you to take a seat at our table and join our family of brands with our best restaurant franchise opportunities.
Largest Ice Cream Specialty Shop Chain in the World
SEIZE THE YAY!
Since 1945, Baskin-Robbins has delighted guests with countless flavors perfect for celebrating all of life’s special moments. After all, nothing makes people happier and brings communities together like ice cream! We offer fun, flexible, and approachable investment opportunities for those looking to serve sweet treats in communities around the world.
Baskin-Robbins franchise advantages:
1. Affordable startup costs, including a multitude of incentives
2. Single and multi-unit developments available
3. Simple menu focused on frozen treats
4. Ease of operations
5. Exceptional franchisee support
Largest Owned Delivery Sandwich Brand in the US
Since day-one, Jimmy John’s has had the determination and boldness to settle for nothing less than the best. Today, we’re taking over blocks with big sandwich swagger faster and better than ever. We believe in a fast-paced, high-energy, no B.S. way of doing business that is serving us, and our customers right. With established systems, a beloved, fresh menu, freaky fast operations and of course, the sandwich of all sandwiches, we are ready to roll with like-minded partners. The sandwich army is marching, you joining or not?
Jimmy John’s franchise advantages:
1. Minimal ingredients
2. Flexible formats
3. Fast order processing (food prep and delivery)
4. Franchise/investment incentives
5. Exceptional support
6. Prime geographies available
Rusty Fenton was more than just a name on a taco stand; he was a true fresh-mex legend. His over-the-top taco creations inspired the high standard of “fresh food and fresh times for all.” Rusty Taco is an authentic brand that brings fresh, flavorful food to neighborhoods across the country with a focus on incomparable hand-made street-style tacos.
Rusty Taco franchise advantages:
1. Small kitchen, low labor needs
2. Simple, yet fresh menu
3. Multiple revenue drivers/day-parts
4. Approachable alcohol bar program
5. Offering multi-location incentives
6. Veteran discounts
7. Single and multi-unit developments available
Largest National Drive-In Chain in the US
SONIC is America’s favorite nostalgic drive-in restaurant. We’re driving in new fans all across the country by taking our classic menu and unique eating experience to places we’ve never been. Sonic offers something for everyone: multiple daypart offerings, a variety of innovative new footprints to fit your opportunity, tech-forward operations for streamlined service, and a time-tested concept consumers across the country swoon for.
SONIC franchise advantages:
1. 5 distinct dayparts
2. Strong customer loyalty
3. Commitment to technology
4. Variety and price point of the menu
Largest Coffee and Donuts Brand in the US
Starting with one small community in Quincy, Massachusetts, Dunkin’ has a passion for donuts and coffee that has spread to communities across the country. For more than 70 years, Dunkin’ has provided the fuel that keeps America running. With America’s favorite coffee, innovative beverage strategies, and mouth-watering snacks, Dunkin’ has become the brand everyone knows nationally and loves locally. Bring the top name in coffee and beverages – #1 in customer loyalty for over 15 consecutive years – to your community.
Dunkin’ franchise advantages:
1. Established brand strength
2. Flexible restaurant designs
3. Exceptional support system
4. Premier locations still available
Largest Sandwich Drive-Thru Chain in the US
Bold. Innovative. Boundary-pushing. Arby’s has stayed true to our high standards of deliciously meaty sandwiches loaded with flavor to our loyal guests, while packing in bold new innovations to create new generations of fans. With new menus, fresh restaurant design, and streamlined operations, there is a bold new spirit at Arby’s.
Arby’s franchise advantages:
1. Unique and modern restaurant design
2. Quality food served up quickly
3. 2nd largest sandwich brand in the world
4. Exceptional support system
Buffalo Wild Wings GO
When it comes to offering exceptional sports bar dining, Buffalo Wild Wings has become a franchise favorite. But not everyone can make it out to the big game. For those fans looking for the Buffalo Wild Wings experience without suiting up, now they can experience good times and great taste, home or away.
With Buffalo Wild Wings GO, franchisees can bring their “A” game to their community by offering Buffalo Wild Wings fan favs in a more streamlined, smaller footprint, to-go operation. You’re the leader of a perfectly synced team executing another last minute victory to the delight of thousands of hungry fans as the buzzer sounds. It’s Go Time.
Why You Should Consider Buffalo Wild Wings GO:
Bring the hottest sports franchise home to your community with a scaled down, takeout-oriented model that’s a game winner with time starved customers.
Largest Sports Bar Chain in the US
Buffalo Wild Wings is America’s favorite sports bar franchise. We’re not just a great place to eat, we’re a hometown favorite with state-of-the-art sports viewing and gaming technology, a family-friendly menu, and a one-of-a-kind bar experience. Bringing Buffalo Wild Wings to your community gives your guests a place to build winning memories over good company.
Buffalo Wild Wings franchise advantages:
1. Largest sports bar brand in the US
2. Best-in-category food and drink
3. Innovative sports viewing experience
4. High-energy environment
Key requirements for our restaurant franchising opportunities:
Steps to Ownership
The Inspire Journey to Becoming an Owner
At Inspire Brands, we’re building a purpose-driven organization with a common cultural foundation – to ignite and nourish flavorful experiences. Won’t you pull up a chair and have a seat at our table?