Franchise Resources

5 Little Known Advantages of BBQ Food Franchises

Most people would love to be their own boss, to be in charge of their own schedule and to be directly in control of the success of their business, but it is a lot of hard work. One of the first things you should always do is to figure out what type of business best […]

What Makes Chaps Pit Beef Different Than Other Beef Sandwiches

If you are a true meat lover, then you understand the different nuances in the cut of meat and how it is prepared. One beef sandwich is not the same as the next, especially when it comes to barbecue. Have you ever wondered what makes Chaps Pit Beef different than other beef sandwiches? Chaps Pit […]

Franchise Financing: What Is an SBA 7a Loan?

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. […]

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. […]

Win a Chaps Pit Beef Tailgate Party Platter

Win a Chaps Pit Beef Tailgate Party Platter for 25 People. To enter, simply post a pic to your Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter profile wearing your favorite Ravens gear with the hashtag #CHAPSRAVENS. Don’t forget to post your best pic and tag it!

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 […]