Franchise with Friends American Grill!

Why Friends American Grill?

If you’ve ever wanted to own a successful friendly-family business that brings your community together, then Friends is the one to consider …

Friends American Grill is where … good food meets family fun … in a casual neighborhood sports and dining setting.

With this franchise, you’ll receive a format that creates success, with a blueprint that minimizes your risk – saving you time and money.

It is one of the few restaurant concepts that offers an impressive, financially sound concept with potentially higher ROI’s.  Due to the lower initial investment range and the Franchisor’s willingness to retrofit locations and help the franchisee minimize their initial investment as much as possible makes this a “win”.

Why can this restaurant concept earn more?

Simple!  It’s because of its solid combination of successful affordable menus, family-fun setting, solid systems and processes, with unique proven strategies that it applies on how it attracts your community members into your venue.

As a franchise owner you’ll gain strong on-going operational training accompanied with smart marketing for your local and regional setting.

Another appealing part is your new staff requires only minimum training and minimum supervision, so you’ll find this is an easier and fun business to run!

How has it performed?

Currently, every Friends American Grill restaurant has met success.   Find out how you can be a part of our fast-growing opportunity, today!


About Friends American Grill

Friends American Grill offers entrepreneurs an opportunity to own a part of a successful traditional full-service restaurant chain that serves great fresh food.  It’s quickly becoming known as the best All-American neighborhood bar and grill where “everybody knows your name”.

The Friends American Grill offers customers a fun atmosphere with music, sports on the big-screen, and delicious affordable meals to enjoy with friends or family. Menu items include a diverse menu of burgers, seafood, wings, steaks, sandwiches, and a full-service bar.

After years of experience in the restaurant industry, the founders Ray Stanjevich and Suzanne Cartwright started Friends American Grill in 2010 in Greater Atlanta.  They believe in creating a unique family restaurant that contributes to its community. Today, it’s expanded to 5 franchises with 2 more on the way, so you can still select a territory on the ground floor.  All food and beverages are sourced from a direct supplier giving you an opportunity for volume discounting.

The Friends American Grill Franchisor Company offers unrivaled training and support to each franchisee as they join the Friends American Grill family.  Through rigorous qualification and selection, Friends American Grill will only sell its franchises to the highest quality individuals, personally and professionally.


Your Investment

For this type of business model, your investment is minimum with an attractive upside.

Franchise Fee: $35,000

Financing: 3rd Party Available

Training & Support: Yes

You’ll get an opportunity to choose an exclusive territory. As an early franchise adopter, certain territories offer better competitive advantages. This is your chance to pick yours. Friends American Grill gives you the opportunity to select your own city or region that will be exclusively your defined area.

As an owner, you’ll receive training programs and & on-going support for your franchise to help you grow your business. The support available ranges from marketing, accounting, legal and even operational.

And you’ll have an opportunity to access any of the 5 operating prototypes for questions, training, and visiting.



You will receive consumer marketing plans and materials for use at local or regional levels. And to help you, we’ll coordinate development of advertising materials and strategies for the benefit of all franchise members.


As a Franchisee you’ll receive quantity discounts and other savings from suppliers.


You learn the requirements for financial reporting.  And as a Franchisor we’ll oversee it to help you stay compliant.

You’ll receive all the processes and systems to succeed!

Don’t worry about encountering your problems alone, that’s what Friends American Grill is here for! Our support team is highly trained to offer on-site assistance after launch and throughout the lifetime of your franchise.



How big is a typical Friends American Grill?

Each restaurant is about 3,000 – 5,000 square feet.

How long does it take to open my own Friends American Grill franchise?

Typically it takes about 6 to 9 months to open a location. We expect some newer franchise owners may need up to 15 months.

Who is an ideal franchisee candidate?

If you are an entrepreneur and businessperson that comes from a multi-unit restaurant experience, than this might be the right choice for you.

The best Friends American Grill franchisees love good food and enjoy serving people. The franchisee should be a great management person who will operate with complete integrity in the business and in front of the customer.

The number one quality we will look for in a potential candidate for Friends American Grill is their comfort level in management and in overseeing employees.  Friends American Grill franchisees must also exhibit a commitment to the Friends American Grill brand. A franchisee needs to be able to recognize and hire staff that exhibits these qualities as well.

How big is a franchisee allotted territory?

Individual territories make up a population of about 100,000 to 250,000 people.


The Next Steps

As Friends American Grill continues to grow and expand, we’ll help self-starting franchise partners to become apart of our exclusive and successful opportunity.

It’s time to take the next steps to owning your own FRIENDS AMERICAN GRILL. This offers you to live the life you’ve always wanted and to bring constant cheer to people of your community.

Contact us below and we’ll reach out to you within 48 hours.

Ray Stanjevich | 678.517.0430 | [email protected]