Join the Hot Dog on a Stick® Family & let the
inner Hotdogger shine

Hot Dog On A Stick® is owned by Global Franchise Group, which is a strategic brand management company with a focus on franchising. Global Franchise Group (GFG) owns a portfolio of franchise brands that includes quick service restaurant (QSR) franchise concepts: Hot Dog On A Stick®, Great American Cookies®, MaggieMoo's®, Marble Slab Creamy®, and Pretzelmaker®.
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Learn About franchising with Hot dog on a stick

What Makes Us Different?

  • Marketing support, calendar of events and ongoing branding
  • Operations training including: P&L Management, costs
  • Periodic field representative consultations on operations
  • Tips for team training on customer satisfaction and loyalty
  • The opportunity to network with experienced peers
  • Unparalleled franchisee training through GFG University
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5 Reasons to Start Your
Hot Dog On A Stick franchise!

  • An Iconic American Brand

    Started just steps from the beach in Santa Monica, California in 1946 and is still operating today. An iconic Brand loved by pop culture, especially the signature uniforms.

  • Simple, Easy to Execute Operations

    Limited menu with easy fresh made to order preparation. The lemonade contains only a few fresh ingredients, made fresh and stomped throughout the day.

  • Best in Category Product and Customer Service

    Customers in recent research gave Hot Dog on a Stick a 9 out of 10 in overall satisfaction and product quality. We are proud of our smiling service and fresh made to order products.

  • Small Footprint allows greater flexibility in development

    With an average store size of 600-750 square feet, Hot Dog on a Stick can fit in many unique locations.

  • Great for Multi-unit Ownership

    If you are a multi-unit operator that can bring category-leading smiling customer service, we have an easy to execute operation with strong Unit Level Economics in Hot Dog in a Stick.

"4.4% Growth in QSR Franchises"


Available Territories

HDOAS seeking locations in primary and secondary markets throughout the U.S.growing brand.

  • Location type - Mall and Specific Lifestyle Centers
  • Minimum: 60,000 population within a 10-mile radius
  • Minimum: Median household income $40,000
  • Minimum: A typical Traditional Store requires between 600 and 1,200 square feet of space. A typical modular, prefabricated Non-Traditional Store will use between 400 and 800 square feet of space.
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Multi-Unit Franchising

  • Operationally, multi-unit stores are easy to run and scaling up to multi-unit ownership is incredibly easy to do
  • Training of staff and, more importantly, managers is more easily facilitated with multiple stores
  • One owner could easily get up to 3-5 stores without much additional "administrative" staff
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What it Takes

Someone who wants to build...

  • Financial stability with a net worth of at least $250K and liquidity of $100K per store
  • Committed, positive attitude
  • Confident, ambitious, self-motivated
  • Willing to work for success, complete on-going training and attend meetings
  • Passionate about the business, brand and community
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Download the Free Hot Dog On A Stick® Franchise Report

Next Steps

    Once you complete the request form to the right, you will recieve an email titled "Welcome to Hot Dog On A Stick®". Click on the link in this email to access our Virtual Brochure. Expect a call from a Regional Development Manager for an initial conversation to determine if your goals match our business model.

  1. Complete the full application for pre-qualification
  2. Once approved, you will receive our Franchise Disclosure Document, which includes a Financial Performance Representation of average net sales, cost of goods and rent and labor figures
  3. One-on-one meetings (Virtual and/or personal) with your Development Manager
  4. Contact existing franchisees for feedback
  5. A trip out to Headquarters in Georgia to meet the team (Optional)
  6. If approved to join the franchise family, you'll sign your franchise agreement and pay the franchise fee of $30,000
  7. Secure your location with the help of our Real Estate team, and open your business!
This process is typically 30 - 90 days from your first inquiry until signing the final documents. Your Development Manager will be guiding you through this entire discovery process to answer any questions along the way.
Contact us today to learn more!