Rise Southern Biscuits & Righteous Chicken has signed a major franchise deal to bring 20 units to the Dallas metro area as part of a year that has seen coast-to-coast growth for the popular breakfast franchise. lunch and lunch.
The tech-focused franchise has thrived post-pandemic thanks to its touchless ordering, food locker system, low work matrix and strong work/life balance. Founded by a CIA-trained chef, Southern comfort food has proven itself nationwide, with its cookies being named one of the best in the country by Food & Wine magazine.
New franchisees, Ashwin Reddy and Isha Vedire, built an extensive outpatient behavioral practice which they expanded to more than 30 providers with seven locations and annual sales of over $15 million. The husband and wife duo were looking for their second act and found it with Rise.
“We sense a tremendous opportunity to grow this brand in the state of Texas over the next 5-10 years with multiple locations in metro Dallas and beyond,” Reddy said. “While our background is medicine and engineering, our love and passion is business, entrepreneurship and building and growing businesses.”
The new deal comes as Rise is set to celebrate its 10e Birthday next month. The franchise operates in seven states and has 100 units in development in major US markets.
“As Rise reflects on the past 10 years, we’re excited to also look forward to a very exciting future as we bring Rise to new places like Dallas,” said Rise Chief Financial Officer Ken Priest. “Ashwin and Isha know how to run and grow a business and are the ideal franchisees to bring our Southern hospitality and culinary traditions to Dallas.
In collaboration with its franchise partner, Fransmart, Rise is actively seeking experienced multi-unit operators to develop additional franchises in major markets in the United States and internationally. To learn more about Rise Southern Biscuits & Righteous Chicken franchise opportunities, please visit: https://fransmart.com/rise-biscuits-chicken/
About Rise Southern Biscuits & Righteous Chicken
Rise was founded in 2012 by Tom Ferguson, a chef trained at the Culinary Institute of America. Described as a mix of “old school, new school and our school”, Rise serves up unique chicken sandwiches, cookies and donuts and constantly comes up with new features to keep the menu fresh and intriguing. Rise currently operates 17 locations in seven states, with more than 100 units in development across major US media markets. For more information, visit https://risebiscuitschicken.com.
Fransmart is the global leader in franchise development, selling over 5,000 franchises worldwide and transforming emerging restaurant concepts into national and global brands for 20 years. Company founder Dan Rowe identified and developed brands such as Five Guys Burgers & Fries, QDOBA Mexican Grill and The Halal Guys from 1-5 unit businesses to the powerhouse chains they are today . Current and past brands in Fransmart’s franchise development portfolio have opened thousands of restaurants around the world. Fransmart and its partner brands are committed to the growth of franchise development. Follow Fransmart onFacebook, LinkedIn, instagram, Twitter and Youtube. For more information, visit www.fransmart.com.