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Quick Summary

Starting as a single hot dog stand in 1961, Wienerschnitzel’s simple and delicious food soon drove growth throughout the Southwest to national presence. Today with its memorable design, small real estate footprint and low cost of entry we are set-up for speed and profits while delivering unique food that guests can get only at Wienerschnitzel.

Quick Facts

Minimum Cash Required$250,000
Total Investment$480,500 – $1,340,500
Franchise Fee$32,000
# of Existing Units320
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Available In These States:

We are currently accepting inquiries in these states:
  • AZ
  • AR
  • CA
  • CO
  • ID
  • IL
  • LA
  • MS
  • NV
  • NM
  • OK
  • OR
  • TX
  • UT
  • WA

Not Available In These States:

We are NOT currently accepting inquiries in these states:
  • AL
  • AK
  • CT
  • DE
  • DC
  • FL
  • GA
  • HI
  • IN
  • IA
  • KS
  • KY
  • ME
  • MD
  • MA
  • MI
  • MN
  • MO
  • MT
  • NE
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NY
  • NC
  • ND
  • OH
  • PA
  • RI
  • SC
  • SD
  • TN
  • VT
  • VA
  • WV
  • WI
  • WY
Press Releases



Wienerschnitzel wants you to join our franchise family.
Why? As a prominent franchise of over 50 years we OWN the hot dog category, and want to share our business success with you. We are the World's Largest Hot Dog franchise and drive loyal customer following through a high quality, UNIQUE but simple menu, with branding and execution that is envious by competitors. We are Americana... edgy, fun and growing our next-generation restaurants today. We have increased same store sales average, system-wide, the past SIX CONSECUTIVE years and invite you to learn more about our awesome brand!

2017 Opportunity Highlights
  • NEW cost-effective, and highly compelling restaurant design
  • Small real estate footprint requirements
  • Simple operations
  • Low food costs
  • Outstanding products, quality and taste
  • New Marketing and Visionary team driving new waves of loyal customers
  • Broad customer base with core menu offerings and innovative monthly LTOs
  • World-class, hands-on training
  • Franchise includes Tastee Freez as a simple, and scrumptious soft-serve dessert
  • Family owned and operated since 1961. Our franchise partners are our family - and you will have the chance to connect with them first-hand.
No chain serves more hot dogs than Wienerschnitzel. With our proprietary and mouthwatering Chili Cheese Dogs, Chili Cheese Fries, Corn Dogs and Soft-Serve ice cream - we have a proven recipe for your success. We stay true to these core food items, and do this menu better than anyone else.
#1 Category Leader

Ranked #195 in the 2017 "Franchise 500" - Entrepreneur Magazine
Tastee Freez - Soft-Serve Dessert Comes FREE with your Franchise
Wienerschnitzel next generation Heritage restaurant; Freestanding 780' - 1,200' square foot with drive-thru, on as little as 18,000' square foot pad.
Growth Opportunities
Single, multi-unit, and select exclusive territories available in existing markets: AZ, CA, CO, IL, NM, NV, UT, WA, TX
NEW market exclusivity available for multi-unit and Area Representative development only: AL, AR, ID, KS, LA, MS, OK, OR 
Ideal Candidate
We're looking for franchise partners who are committed to being hands-on owner/operators and will follow a proven model through training requirements. Restaurant experience mandatory. Outgoing, fun and best-in-class customer service with your staff, a must. Financial requirements include having liquid resources of $250,000 with a net worth of $600,000. These are fiscal parameters for a sole proprietor, or combined business partners. Being a Wienerschnitzel Brand Ambassador carries tremendous responsibilities - and a lot of clout!
Begin your journey of discovery today!

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Wienerschnitzel Video(s)

Video Selections

  • Wienerschnitzel Franchising Opportunities Video

Press Releases & Awards

6/10/2016 - Wienerschnitzel Inks Three-Unit Deal for San Antonio

Additional Info

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