Why a BBQ Franchise is the Best Type of Franchise Business

The franchise industry is still very popular today for people looking to become their own boss. The tricky thing is that there are so many segments of the franchise industry that it can be difficult to figure out what type of franchise is best for your needs. Here is why a BBQ franchise is one […]

7 Need-to-know BBQ Grilling Tips from Celebrity Chefs

Are you new to BBQ grilling or just looking to up your BBQ game? Nothing beats getting advice from the best, right? Here are 7 need-to-know BBQ grilling tips from pro chefs: 1. Keep your grill clean Melissa Cookston, pitmaster and owner of Memphis Barbecue Company, believes that maintaining a clean grill is important to […]

Chaps’ Guide to Building Your Business into a Franchise

The Creagers of Chaps Pit Beef know what it is like to grow a business from scratch. They started out with a 12 x 15 shack with the most basic setup with only enough room to prep and cook the food to a full restaurant and the addition of new franchise units. If you are […]

The Top 10 Franchises in Maryland

The franchise business can be a real smart investment if you always wanted to be your own boss, but like the idea of having a strong brand and support structure behind you. The key though is find the right franchise to join and to make sure this type of business fits your personality the best. […]

Where Do You Want the Next Chaps To Be?

We’re looking for the best place in America to open the next Chaps Pit Beef! Help us choose by commenting below or posting to social media and tagging #iwannachapshere. The next city could be yours….

Chaps’ Guide to the Perfect Baltimore Ravens Tailgate Party

Football is one of those sports that bring people together. If you love tailgating at games, then you know how the perfect blend of good comradery and good food and drink can make football season your favorite time of the year. If you are looking to upgrade your game this year and add a little […]

Why Chaps is One of America’s Top Upcoming Franchises

If you have always wanted to own your business, you actually have more than one way to go about it. You can start a brand new business from scratch or you can join a franchise program. You have probably been hearing a lot more about franchises lately as they grow in popularity. If you are […]

How to Invest in a Franchise

You have probably been hearing a lot about franchising lately. It is no wonder with how the industry continues to grow and attract smart, innovative investors. If you are new to all this, but very interested, the first thing you should do is gather as much information as you can and have a heart to […]

How to Determine the Best Franchise Opportunities

Joining the franchise world is a big decision and one you definitely should not take lightly. There is a lot to consider. Is the franchise business the best fit for you? And which type of franchise will be the best investment? These are just some of the questions that you will need to consider. Check […]

Common Franchise FAQs for Beginner Investors

The franchise world can seem a little complicated when you are on the outside looking in, but once you have all the right information and ask the right questions, you will feel a lot more comfortable navigating this new world. Here are some common franchise FAQs for beginner investors: What is a franchise? A franchise […]