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Look Who’s Franchising Now: Summer Edition

From a celebrity chef-owned dessert concept to the first fine-fast-casual concept, here are seven early and mid-stage concepts that have announced franchising this quarter

More restaurant startups than ever are jumping into the franchising fray these days. This quarter, the crop of young franchising brands has diversified beyond the more typical trendy fast-casual eateries, including older legacy brands and a few casual-dining restaurants.

We have rounded up seven early- and mid-stage franchising brands, from Fabio Viviani’s dessert jars concept to classic Texas barbecue and the first restaurant in a new category of fancy fast-casual dining.

Take a look at who’s franchising now.

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