Here are the Best-in-Class franchises in the Food Category as rated by current franchisees. These are some of the top opportunities for entrepreneurs looking to start a business focusing on fast food restaurants, sit-down restaurants, food trucks, meal preparation, and other food-service business models.

Food companies –and specifically quick serve (fast food) restuarants – are often what comes to mind first when people think about franchising. While there are many other categories available, some of the most successful and best-known franchises are food brands.

Browse the companies below and complete a contact form on a company’s profile to receive information directly from them.

Franchise Name Industry Minimum Investment Profile 50
Checkers & Rally'sFood & Beverage$165,796951
East Coast Wings & GrillFood & Beverage$658,875917
Planet SubFood & Beverage$182,500907
Smoothie KingFood & Beverage$188,200876
Zoup!Food & Beverage$386,860814