Franchise Resources

Franchise Financing: What Is an SBA 7a Loan? [Infographic]

Are you interested in jumping into the franchise business, but worried about having enough money to get off to a successful start? A small business loan is one option you have. Consider applying for the Small Business Administration (SBA) 7a loan. The SBA 7 (a) program is the SBA loan guaranty program for small businesses. […]

How Big Is the Demand for Barbecue?

If you are considering going into the BBQ franchise business, then it makes sense that you will want reassurances that the market is big enough for you to be successful. Lucky for you, barbecue continues to grow in popularity. According to the QSR magazine, 95% of Americans say they enjoy barbecue and almost one-third of […]

18 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 […]

7 More Reasons Chaps Is One of the Best Franchises for Sale in 2019

There are so many reasons Chaps Pit Beef makes the best franchises and we have expounded on a lot of the reasons before. But to really convince you, here our 7 more reasons Chaps is one of the best franchises for sale in 2019. 1. The Food Is Like No Other In Baltimore when you […]

Chaps Pit Beef BBQ Franchising Open House

Are you hungry for a new opportunity? Do you need a career change? Do you want to invest in one of the fastest growing BBQ franchises in the US? We’re bringing a special event to Chaps in Aberdeen, MD on October 3rd & 5th. Our Chaps Franchising Open House will give you a chance to […]

Help Chaps Support Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of breast cancer awareness month Chaps will be forming a team to walk in the Susan G Komen walk in Columbia, MD on October 13th. We’d like to encourage all of our customers to help us support breast cancer awareness and donate or volunteer in the following ways: Donate at Any Chaps Location […]

The Essentials on How to Setup the Perfect Tailgate BBQ [Infographic]

It is football season again. Are you ready for all the tailgating parties? If you are feeling a little rusty, we have all the essentials on how to setup the perfect tailgate BBQ right here. Setting Up the Perfect Tailgate BBQ Checkout our infographic on the setting up the perfect Tailgating BBQ Download the Infographic […]

What is Pit Beef?

Here in America we love our barbecue, and if you travel a lot you have probably noticed how different parts of the country have their special take on barbecued meats. The East Baltimore area along Pulaski Highway since the 1970s has been known for its pit beef, basically a roast beef sandwich with a little […]

8 Reasons to Buy a BBQ Franchise

Taking the big leap to become your own business owner is exciting and scary at the same time. Many entrepreneurs are choosing to go the franchise route of running their own business because there is a built-in support structure and generally it is more affordable then striking out totally on your own. There are so […]

7 Most Popular BBQ Styles and How Baltimore BBQ Compares

People in the United States take their BBQ very seriously. While other countries have their own versions of barbecue, American regional styles are very unique. Every barbecue lover has a favorite style that they prefer, whether it is the type of meat or sauce or how it is prepared. Here are the 7 most popular […]