From Food Stamps to Franchising: The Squeeze In

Things have certainly come full circle for Misty Young, a woman who was once standing in line for “government cheese,” and today is the co-owner of a multi-million- dollar breakfast operation.

Young and her husband purchased the Squeeze In, a breakfast and lunch restaurant with several locations across Nevada and California, in 2003. The Youngs got a tip that the long-time owner was putting his prized restaurant up for sale, and jumped at the opportunity to own.

“We used to lay in bed at night and would specifically say if we could do anything, it would be to own the Squeeze In,” she says. “It was this little hippie restaurant that we just loved.”

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