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.
Dine-in, Carry-out, Delivery, Catering / Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Review Application with Franchise Development Director (3 days)
Featured in Fast Casual’s Top 100 Movers and Shakers