Three Fast Casual Food Franchises with Veteran Discounts for 2022

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Fast-casual franchises have remained a hot investment throughout the pandemic, with many seeing increased revenue from delivery and take-out orders exceeding lost revenue from dine-in eaters.  

Allied Market Research projects that the fast casual restaurant franchise market size will grow to USD $209.1 billion by 2027, at a CAGR of 10.6%. The key market drivers for this growth include relatively low capital costs to open these formats, higher profit margins driven by increased automation and kitchen technology innovations, as well as the massive rise in food app delivery ordering.  

Even better news if you’re a veteran looking to purchase a franchise is that a number of these franchises offer support to new veteran business owners in the form of franchise fee discounts. Check out these three franchises with veteran discounts ready for a surge in 2022: 

Bonchon Franchise LLC 

Founded in 2002 and franchising since 2006, Korean fried chicken franchise Bonchon Franchise LLC has grown to over 350 locations across the world in 8 different countries after starting in South Korea.  Bonchon sells traditional Korean fried chicken along with signature sauces and a variety of pan-Asian dishes. Bonchon Franchise LLC offers 25% off its initial franchise fee for qualified veterans. Franchisee startup costs begin at $150,000. To learn more about buying a franchise with Bonchon Franchise LLC, click here. 

Pizza Factory Inc. 

Founded in 1979 and franchising since 1985, California-based Pizza Factory Inc. serves pizzas, pasta, calzones and other Italian favorites to customers at 102 locations throughout the western United States and China. The franchise was recently recognized for its growth, placing #470 on Entrepreneur's 2022 Franchise 500. Pizza Factory Inc. offers qualified veterans 25% off its franchise fee. Startup costs for franchisees to open a Pizza Factory Inc. franchise begin at $90,000. To learn more about a franchise opportunity with Pizza Factory Inc., click here. 

Zaxby's Franchising LLC 

Founded in 1990 and franchising since 1994, Zaxby’s Franchising LLC has grown to 900 locations in 17 states that offer chicken fingers, wings, sandwiches and salads with proprietary sauces in a fast-casual atmosphere. The franchise’s growth placed it at #169 on the 2022 Entrepreneur's Franchise 500. Zaxby’s Franchising LLC offers 20% off its initial franchise fee to qualified veterans. Startup costs for franchisees to open a Zaxby’s franchise begin at $500,000. To learn more about a franchise opportunity with Zacby’s Franchising LLC, click here. 



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