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Own A Wienerschnitzel Hot Dog Franchise

We OWN the hot dog franchise category and we want to share our success with you.

Wienerschnitzel has one of the most distinctive menus in the QSR segment. Entrepreneur Magazine ranks us #1 in our category for some great reasons:

  • Smaller real estate footprint = lower cost of entry
  • Simple business to operate
  • 25% low cost of goods*
  • Privately owned, family-run business
  • Proprietary hot dog and chili products – outstanding in quality and taste
  • Over $1 million in average unit sales (top 50% of system*)
  • Refund contingency on your first license fee if we do not mutually find and approve a new site within 12 months of executing your franchise agreement.**
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That very few chicken, pizza, or burger concepts have experienced the same level of success during the pandemic is telling. By focusing on proprietary and gourmet hot dogs, or fan-favorite chili-cheese dogs and Tastee Freez soft serve desserts, Wienerschnitzel provides a sense of nostalgia, fun, and comfort at a time when Americans need it the most.

Customers come to us because we are like no other brand. We are known for our world-famous Chili Dogs, Corn Dogs, Chili Cheese Fries, and our delicious Tastee Freez Soft-Serve. We have grown into the country’s largest hot dog franchise by delivering high-quality food mixed with excellent customer service at very affordable prices. Hot dogs are a universally loved fast service food and owning a Wienerschnitzel franchise can give you a highly differentiated business in any crowded market.

Look around your community and you’ll see that burgers, chicken, pizza and Mexican food are oversaturated. Hot dogs are missing, creating an amazing opportunity for the right entrepreneur. We’ve been in business for more than half a century, delighting customers who have grow up eating our satisfying food. Tap into how much customers love us and crave our food by bringing a Wienerschnitzel to your market!

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Tastee-Freez Makes for a Sweet Increase in Sales

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.

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What does it cost to own a Wienerschnitzel franchise?

Wienerschnitzel can be one of the most affordable franchise systems to own in the QSR segment. The total investment necessary to begin operation of a new Wienerschnitzel restaurant ranges from $303,600 to $1,443,000.

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What Actual Owners Say

“With this company being a close-knit family, I felt like I had a chance to succeed — and it turns out, I was right. Now I have four Wienerschnitzel locations in California, and it’s far exceeded my expectations.”

Ishak Ihmud

Owner of four Wienerschnitzel franchise locations in California

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