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Look who’s franchising now: summer edition

8 early-stage restaurant concepts that have launched or expanded franchising

As the summer heats up, more small chains and independent restaurants are launching franchising programs to accelerate growth.

From a macaroni-and-cheese chain to an iconic New York City pizzeria, we’ve collected some of the hottest concepts that have launched or expanded franchising over the last quarter. Each is in a different stage of the franchising process, whether they have just announced the call for franchisees or have already started opening franchised locations.

Take a look.

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