Best Dang Biscuits & Righteous Chicken

Low cost, tech-forward franchise with a take-out ready business model

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2012 / Fast Casual – Breakfast/Brunch


Dine-in, Carry-out/ Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch


1,200 sq. ft. (average) / 7am – 2pm daily

Franchise Advantage


Healthy Work/Life Balance

With locations open 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., franchisees can build a profitable, human-centric business and still have time to focus on their family, hobbies, and personal life.

The Rise Culture

Rise is focused on creating a culture built on accountability and responsibility, wrapped in love and respect for everyone. When those things work in harmony, it creates the type of environment people like to work in and a business a franchisee can be proud to own.

Low Start Up Cost

With a small footprint and take-out model in place, Rise stores are conveniently conversion-ready.  We’re experts at taking over existing real estate and saving franchisees precious build out time and dollars. By keeping startup costs low, a franchisee will see a return on profits quickly. 


Proven Automated Business Model

Contactless kiosk ordering and food locker technology work together seamlessly to create a faster process in the stores and a smoother experience for employees, customers and delivery drivers. 


Continual Support

The team assists franchisees from start to finish, including site selection, store build-out and construction, training and operational support, vendor and equipment selection, marketing, and more. Training and support is available pre and post-opening both on-site and online. 

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The Numbers




Minimum 3-Units, Full fees for units 1-3, 50% deposit for each additional unit


6% of Gross Sales


2% of Gross Sales


Minimum $500 a Month

START UP COSTS (3 Restaurants)

$420,500 – $598,500

The Item 19

The following table illustrates certain Gross Revenue and expense information for three (3) Affiliate- Owned Restaurants during the Applicable Measurement Period (June 11, 2020 to June 9, 2021), as stated in the Rise Franchising Disclosure Document dated June 14, 2021.
The following table illustrates the total Gross Revenue generated by the Franchisee-Owned Restaurants during the Applicable Measurement Period (June 11, 2020 to June 9, 2021), as stated in the Rise Franchising Disclosure Document dated June 14, 2021.

The Market

The Franchise Everyone’s Talking About

CEO Rise Southern Biscuits & Righteous Chicken

Tom Ferguson

Our Story

Rise Southern Biscuits & Righteous Chicken is an award-winning, innovative fast casual concept providing fresh, premium quality food at an affordable price point. Founded by a CIA trained chef, we serve homemade biscuits filled and topped with bold flavors, gourmet ingredients and lots of love and are known for our Righteous Chicken. What makes our chicken Righteous? It’s tenderized, brined in buttermilk, fried to golden-brown perfection and then served on a biscuit or as strips with your choice of toppings and sauces.

Rise has been named to QSR’s 40/40 List for 2021: America’s Hottest Startup Fast Casuals, Fast Casual Magazine Top 100 Mover & Shaker and our biscuits have been written about in Food & Wine Magazine.

The Rise franchise opportunity provides a business platform with simple operations, premium products, a crave-worthy menu and strong consumer demand. Our best practices, systems and procedures and solid, well documented unit economics attract sophisticated multi-unit franchisees. We are currently targeting the top 40 media markets–please check the map below for availability.

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Franchise Requirements

Operational experience in the restaurant business is a plus, but not required assuming a professional General Manager will be part of your team. Prospective Franchisees must meet the minimum requirements below to be consider for a Rise Southern Biscuits and Righteous Chicken franchise.

  • $1MM net worth*
  • $500K liquid capital available for investment*
  • Ready to begin development within the next 3-6 months
  • Ready to develop a minimum five unit territory in a major U.S. area

*Investment partners may contribute to this requirement

Franchise Support

Rise Southern Biscuits and Righteous Chicken is committed to ensuring impeccable operations at every location. Rise provides our franchise partners with the all the resources and support necessary to continually succeed and grow. Support provided to franchisee includes:

  • Real estate / site selection
  • Store build-out, construction
  • Training systems
  • Operational support
  • Recipe & menu development
  • Marketing & brand building
  • Vendor & equipment selection
  • Point of Sale system
  • Pre-opening, grand opening support

Become a Rise Franchise in 30-Days


Submit an Inquiry Form (Today!)


Speak with Franchise Development Director (within 24 hours)


Submit the Franchise Application (2 days)


Review Application with Franchise Development Director (3 days)


Receive & review Franchise Disclosure Document with Franchise Development Director (5 days)


Schedule Discovery Day with Franchisor (14 days)


Execute letter of intent (16 days)


Become a Franchisee! (30 days)

Awards & Honors

“Best Biscuits in America” by Food & Wine

Named to QSR’s “40/40 List for 2021: America’s Hottest Startup Fast Casuals”

Featured in “Raleigh’s top 5 spots for breakfast and brunch” by Hoodline

Recognized in “2019 Food & Drink Almanac: The 10 Best Breakfast Spots in the Triangle” by Indyweek
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