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Own A Wienerschnitzel Hot Dog Franchise

Iconic Wienerschnitzel Hot Dog Franchise

Franchise Registry 2023
  • Simple Business to Operate
  • Exceptionally Low Food Costs
  • Small Real Estate Requirements, Low Cost of Entry
  • Incredible Discount Incentives for New Franchise Development
  • Market Exclusive Development Opportunities
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60 Year History of Success
Ranked #1 in Category
Small Real Estate Requirements
World's Largest Hot Dog Franchise
Superior Training and Support
Unique Menu, Simple Operations

New Market Incentives

We are expanding into the Midwest and other select markets with well-qualified candidates!

Hot Dogs for Profits

  • 1% Royalty Year-1, Then 2%, 3%, 4%, then 5% year-5 and Thereafter
  • First 3-Stores May Qualify for Discounted Royalty Incentives
  • $20,000 Local Marketing Spend by Franchisor Before/After Grand Opening
  • $5,000 Owner/ GM Training Fee Included (Terms and Conditions Apply)**
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What Does It Cost to Own a Wienerschnitzel Franchise?

The total investment necessary to begin operation of a new Wienerschnitzel restaurant can range between $303,600 to $1,443,000. Liquid capital required is $300,000 with a net worth of $1 million.

Franchise Fee

$16,000 – $32,000

Investment Range

$303,600 to $1,443,000

Initial Training


Our Franchise Agreement Puts Franchise Owners First

Refund contingency on your first license fee if we do not mutually approve a new site within 12 months of executing your franchise agreement.***

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Tastee-Freez Makes For a Sweet Sales Add-On

While Wienerschnitzel is beloved for our signature hot dogs, our franchise owners benefit from the inclusion of Tastee-Freez, the legendary soft-serve dessert brand. This delicious menu offers our guests a variety of sweet treats to enjoy after an affordable and delicious meal. We purchased the Tastee-Freez brand in 2003 as a complimentary co-brand, and sales add-on tool for our franchise partners. The results have been outstanding. With a 60-year history as an iconic American brand, Tastee Freez is a sweet reward for customers and owners alike.

Franchising Models

Wienerschnitzel offers three unique business models to help entrepreneurs capitalize on the best real estate opportunities in their markets. What unites our restaurant models is that they are all designed to be cost effective and maximize profitability, working to reduce labor and food costs, while delivering a fast, efficient, and exceptional service experience for our customers.

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New Market Incentives

We are expanding into the Midwest with well-qualified candidates!

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